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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

Synopsis:
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.

Festivals:
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

World sales address/es:
Studiocanal ( F)

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Studiocanal (DE)
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