'DUCK DUCK GOOSE'
FAMILY CAN BE A WILD RIDE
We're ending our animated movie weekend with three of the biggest projects among the presented batch, starting with DUCK
DUCK GOOSE a delightful animated comedy which should fly into cinemas next April directed by Christopher Jenkins, who previously worked on films such as Hercules, Pocahontas, Aladdin, The Lion King, Beauty and the Beast etc.
|It's a Chinese American co production|
DUCK DUCK GOOSE follows Peng, a freewheeling bachelor goose who'd rather do anything than practice for the upcoming migration. He thinks he's better than everyone else and spends his time attempting crazy stunts at even crazier speeds. In one such stunt, Peng flies too near the ground, hits a flock of
ducklings and separates brother and sister,
Chao and Chi, from the rest. In this unlikely meeting, Peng will begin a
journey that will break his
wing and nearly break his heart as he grows
to understand the power of unconditional love in the form of two
ducklings, who likewise grow to see him as the best father they could
|Stephen Fry lends his voice in the movie|
|Jennifer Grey and Craig Ferguson are also in the voice cast|
ELLIOT THE LITTLEST REINDEER
NORTH POLE REINDEER TRYOUTS
|It's a movie of Canadian production|
ELLIOT THE LITTLEST REINDEER will make you fall in love with the miniature horse with a humongous heart! When one of Santa’s reindeer suddenly announces his retirement, he needs to find a replacement and fast! Against all odds, Elliot and his best friend Hazel
set out to
prove that he is the horse for the job. As Elliot and Hazel take on the
North Pole reindeer try-outs, Hazel learns that Christmas as we know it
may be headed for disaster. Meanwhile, back at the farm a
threatens the lives of their friends. Elliot is faced with the biggest
decision of his life: save his friends, or follow his dreams and save
Christmas. Maybe he doesn’t have to choose; after all, big dreamers
|Josh Hutcherson has also lent his voice in 'Epic' animated movie|
|Jennifer Westcott and Paul Griffin are directing|
'HEIDI QUEEN OF THE MOUNTAIN'
THE BELOVED STORY IS BACK
Featuring the voices of our beloved Olivia Grant, Dan Feuerriegel and Bill Nighy, is HEIDI: QUEEN OF THE MOUNTAIN about clever 15 year old girl who lives with her Grandpa in a wood cabin in the mountains in the sleepy village of Dorfli. She doesn’t have many
possessions but what she does have are her pet goat Snowflake, her best friend Peter, and her love of nature. When it’s discovered that Heidi has been skipping school, she is forced to leave her beloved world behind. She is sent to the city where she will live in the home of a wealthy professor in order to “make something” of herself. A stranger to her new surroundings, Heidi finds it difficult to adjust until she befriends Clara, the wheelchair bound daughter of the Professor. But things aren’t what they seem as Heidi suspects Miss Rottenmeier, the governess of the house, is hiding a dark and dangerous secret. It is up to Heidi to save the day so she can be reunited with the people and animals that she loves so dearly.
|The movie is of Indian and UK co production|