Bittersweet is a stop motion animation about the daily routine of Alima, a 14-year-old girl who was trafficked from Mali to become an enslaved child in a West African cocoa plantation. The story reveals the everyday struggles of enduring the arduous and hazardous labour of a slave’s life.
Based upon the article: “How your chocolate may be tainted”
by Sudarsan Raghavan and Sumana Chatterj
Animation and Script: Saulo Urany
Illustration: Debora Ramos
Narration: Mimi Mansaray
Sound: Thiago Bonifacio & Saulo Urany
Score: “Who Will Remember” by A. Taylor.