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CATERPILLAR'S TALE, A

What to know: Entertaining and diverse characters.
CATERPILLAR
Recommended age 5-10
54 minutes
Screenplay
CARLOS PEREZ
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CATERPILLAR
For an animated short, this is worth pursuing. I rate it 3.5 out of 5 stars and recommend it for ages 5 to 8. The characters are entertaining and diverse. Love exists. Caring exists. Challenge exits. It could be tighter, with less descriptive short story-type notations. The story of a cocoon to a butterfly has many usages. It shows the innocence of kids playing against the backdrop of a Giant Tree where older members go to what appears to be their final unexplained call or death. The truth behind this final unavoidable call is explored by the searcher of the group as he follows his friend up the tree. The author introduces elements of the natural food chain - the wasps, the spider, the praying mantis and the human being. Ultimately, nature cannot be stopped; cocoons give way to butterflies and, if you are lucky, as in this script, you will continue to experience love and fly away together as the two main characters that leave. Sadly or not, it is a concern not to be pursued and hence, the young caterpillars are no wiser than before and are by themselves. Reviewed by Juror #11.
For an animated short, this is worth pursuing. I rate it 3.5 out of 5 stars and recommend it for ages 5 to 8. The characters are entertaining and diverse. Love exists. Caring exists. Challenge exits. It could be tighter, with less descriptive short story-type notations. The story of a cocoon to a butterfly has many usages. It shows the innocence of kids playing against the backdrop of a Giant Tree where older members go to what appears to be their final unexplained call or death. The truth behind this final unavoidable call is explored by the searcher of the group as he follows his friend up the tree. The author introduces elements of the natural food chain - the wasps, the spider, the praying mantis and the human being. Ultimately, nature cannot be stopped; cocoons give way to butterflies and, if you are lucky, as in this script, you will continue to experience love and fly away together as the two main characters that leave. Sadly or not, it is a concern not to be pursued and hence, the young caterpillars are no wiser than before and are by themselves. Reviewed by Juror #11.
A young caterpillar, determined to learn why all his older friends go up the Great Tree and never come back down, takes off on a solo journey to climb the Great Tree and find out.
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