NEW ANIMATED FEATURES
BENJAMIN BAT FROM HOLLAND
A few new international animated features in work for you today, starting with BENJAMIN BAT from Holland, the coming-of-age story, penned by
Karen van Holst Pellekaan, which revolves around a small, fearful bat called Benjamin. When he happens to fall in love with Sherida, a Surinamese
songbird, everything changes, and he has to stand up for himself and challenge his family in order to win her heart.
|Benjamin Bat is coming from studios in Holland|
|The movie will be a coming of age story|
GINGER'S TALE FROM RUSSIA
One of the films that will compete at this year's Annecy Animated Film Festival (online this June) is Russia's GINGER'S TALE! Directed
by Konstantin Shchekin, it follows Potter, a kind and poor guy, who finds a magical artifact called the Stone Of Fire, that makes him rich and mean. The
evil Queen decides to kill him, so she can take the Stone Of Fire. Only a girl called Ginger can save Potter with her devotion. It will arrive into Russian cinemas in October. Watch trailer here.
|Ginger's Tale comes to Russian cinemas this October|
|The film already has a stellar Russian voice cast|
BIGFOOT FAMILY FROM FRANCE
Coming from Belgium and France is new animated adventure BIGFOOT FAMILY from Ben Stassen and Jeremie Degruson: Bigfoot, Adam's father, wants to use his fame for a good cause. Protecting a large
wildlife reserve in Alaska sounds like the perfect opportunity! When Bigfoot mysteriously disappears without a trace, Adam and his animal friends will brave anything to find him again and save the nature reserve.
|Bigfoot family arrives from France and Belgium studios|
THE KNIGHT AND THE PRINCESS
Saudi Arabia and Egypt are, meanwhile, bringing to Annecy their animated movie THE KNIGHT AND THE PRINCESS from Bashir El Deek and Ibrahim Mousa: it will be a true story with a fictional twist. An
unwavering young warrior's determination to save abducted women and children from pirates, leads him to fall in love with a princess and confront a brutal tyrant and his devious sorcerer.
|The Knight and the Princess is at work in Arabia and Egypt|
LEN AND THE SONG OF WHALES
Currently in work over in Colombia and Argentina is animated movie LEN AND THE SONG OF THE WHALES following Len, a wild and curious 9-year-old girl, who is afraid of water, in a tribe where all activities
take place in the sea, next to the whales. She receives a warning from a stranger from another tribe about an imminent tsunami, and a tough mission, to convince them to leave their home and trust their enemies to survive.
|Len and the song of the whales is at work over in Colombia and Argentina|