The hand-drawn holiday hit “The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse” from Apple TV+ and the BBC has won the best animation BAFTA.
“The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse” is a heartwarming book written and illustrated by Charlie Mackesy. The book was adapted into an animated film for Apple TV+. The story centers around a young boy who meets a mole, a fox, and a horse on his journey. The four characters embark on a journey to discover the true meaning of friendship, love, and compassion.
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Apple received just one BAFTA nomination this year, for “The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse” With documentaries like “9/11: Inside the President’s War Room,” another collaboration with the BBC, it has already earned BAFTA awards. For “CODA,” it also received awards for best adapted script and best supporting actor. Apple TV+ kids titles like “El Deafo”, “Walkwakers” and others have also won BAFTA Children & Young People Awards for their inclusive and innovative content.
“The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse” is a story aimed at children and adults alike. It teaches us about the importance of being kind, understanding, and compassionate towards others. The story emphasizes the importance of empathy and how it can change our lives and the lives of others around us. The characters in the story are all different, and they all have unique personalities. However, they learn to accept and appreciate each other for who they are and build strong bonds that will last a lifetime.
The animation in the Apple TV+ adaptation is stunning, and the characters come to life on the screen. The colors used in the production are vibrant and add to the whimsical feel of the story. The voice acting is superb, with actors such as Stephen Fry, Andy Serkis, and Olivia Colman lending their voices to the characters. The music in the adaptation is also beautiful and complements the story perfectly.
One of the standout features of the Apple TV+ adaptation is the narration by Charlie Mackesy himself. Mackesy’s calming and soothing voice adds an extra layer of emotion to the story. His narration guides the viewers through the story, and he emphasizes the important lessons that the story teaches us.
In conclusion, “The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse” is a beautiful and heartwarming story that teaches us important life lessons. The Apple TV+ adaptation of the book is a stunning masterpiece that is worth watching. The animation, voice acting, music, and narration all come together to create an emotional and unforgettable experience. Whether you’re a child or an adult, this story will touch your heart and leave you with a newfound appreciation for the people in your life.