A spirited and inspiring tale of hope and courage, LONG WAY NORTH releases in U.S. cinemas beginning September 30, 2016 from Shout! Factory Kids & Shout! Factory Films
The LONG WAY NORTH is an award-winning captivating animated adventure, bolstered by emotionally resonant storytelling and visually exquisite hand-drawn animation.
Set in the late 19th century Saint Petersburg, LONG WAY NORTH is follows Sacha, a young girl from the Russian aristocracy, who dreams of the Great North and anguishes over the fate of her grandfather, Oloukine, a renowned scientist and Arctic explorer who has yet to return from his latest expedition to conquer the North Pole.
Sacha has always been fascinated by the adventurous life of her grandfather and has the same calling as Oloukine to be an explorer.
But Sacha’s parents, who already made arrangements for her marriage, strongly disapprove of the idea to say the least. Defying her destiny, Sacha flees her home and launches an adventure-filled quest toward the Great North in search of Oloukine and his ship.
English voice cast: of Chloé Dunn, Vivienne Vermes, Peter Hudson, Antony Hickling, Tom Perkins, Geoffrey Greenhill, Claire Harrison-Bullett, Bibi Jacob, Martin Lewis, Tom Morton, Leslie Clack, Kester Lovelace and Damian Corcoran.
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Directed by celebrated animator and filmmaker Rémi Chayé and produced by Sacrebleu Productions (Oscar®-Nominated Madagascar, Carnet de Voyage), Maybe Movies (Oscar®-Nominated Ernest & Celestine) and Norlum Studios (Oscar®-Nominated Song of the Sea), France 3 Cinéma and 2 Minutes, LONG WAY NORTH won the coveted Audience Award at the Annecy International Animation Film Festival and the winner of Grand Prize and the Governor of Tokyo Award at Tokyo Animation Festival 2016.
LONG WAY NORTH opens in Los Angeles, New York City and U.S. cinemas beginning on September 30, 2016. (Openings in additional U.S. cities to follow)
The film is rated PG and has a run time of 80 minutes.
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