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April and the Twisted World

Original title: Avril et le monde truqué
German title: April und die außergewöhnliche Welt
France, Belgium, Canada, 2015

Director: Desmares, Christian & Ekinci, Franck
Production company: Je Suis Boien Content, Studiocanal, Kaibou Prod.
Co-producers: Need Prod., Arte France, Jouror Distribution, RTBF, Proximus, Tchack
Age recommendation: 8 years and up
Length: 90 min.
Film genre: Animation

1941, Napoléon V is the ruler of France and scholars keep mysteriously disappearing. Without modern technology, the world runs on coal and steam. A young girl named April goes off in search of her scientist parents who vanished. Accompanied by her talking cat Darwin and a young rogue named Julius, she will brave mysteries and danger in order to discover who is capturing the scholars and why.

Annecy 2015 (awarded), Fantoche Baden 2015, New York CFF 2016, FIFEM Montreal 2016, Ciné-Jeune de l'Aisne 2016, Leeds YFF 2016, Stockholm Junior 2016, Animafest Zagreb 2016 (awarded), Cinemagic Belfast 2016, Animateka Ljubljana 2016, Glasgow Youth Film Festival 2022

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