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Wolfwalkers (2020)

Opens on May 28

Director: Ross Stewart, Tomm Moore Run Time: 117 min. Rating: PG Release Year: 2020

Starring: Eva Whittaker, Honor Kneafsey, Sean Bean

Country: Ireland, Luxembourg, France, Denmark, United States, United Kingdom
Language: English

Screening as part of a Cartoon Saloon retrospective.

selection of the studio’s shorts accompany this feature presentation.

“Far and away the best animated film of the year…a lushly animated storybook brought to life”

– David Ehrlich, IndieWire

About the film:

The fourth Academy Award-nominated feature from the Irish animation studio, and the third film in the lauded Irish folklore trilogy.

Before earning a nomination for Best Animated Feature at the 93rd Academy Awards, Wolfwalkers premiered at Toronto International Film Festival and won the Audience Award for narrative feature at AFI Fest.

In a time of superstition and magic, a young apprentice hunter, Robyn Goodfellowe, journeys to Ireland with her father to wipe out the last wolf pack. While exploring the forbidden lands outside the city walls, Robyn befriends a free-spirited girl, Mebh, a member of a mysterious tribe rumored to have the ability to transform into wolves by night, the very thing her father seeks to destroy.

Following the Academy Award-nominated The Secret of Kells (2009) and Song of the Sea (2014), this final installment in Tomm Moore’s gorgeous Irish folklore trilogy blends magic and history in a tale for all ages.

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