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Tout en haut du monde (2015)

In 1882, a young Russian aristocrat goes on an epic adventure to find out what happened to her grandfather and save her family's reputation.

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Cast

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Sasha (voice)
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Oloukine (voice)
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Larson (voice)
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Katch
Chloe Dunn ...
Sasha (voice)
Thomas Sagols ...
Katch (voice)
Audrey Sablé ...
Nadya (voice)
Rémi Caillebot ...
Larson
Loïc Houdré ...
Lund (voice)
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Storyline

1882, Saint Petersburg. Sasha, a young Russian aristocrat, has always been fascinated by her grandfather's life as an adventurer. A renowned explorer, he designed a magnificent arctic ship, but he hasn't returned from his last expedition to the North Pole. To save her family's honor, Sasha runs away. Headed towards the Great North, she follows her grandfather's trail in search of his famous ship. Written by pump11

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some peril and mild language | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

30 September 2016 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Long Way North  »

Box Office

Budget:

€6,000,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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Goofs

The action takes place in 1882. Shortly after the ship is destroyed one of the crew says they have lost their reserves of penicillin. Penicillin was discovered in 1928. See more »

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What beautiful film!
5 May 2016 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

The animation was lovely (it's been a while since I've seen a new animated film).

It took me 10 minutes or so to get stuck into the style (mostly as I don't watch many animations these days), but I soon began to really appreciate the animation flow, textures and in particular the camera positions and lighting which were both really interesting, creative and important to the story in places.

The story itself is simple yet also very rich and moving, with educational messages that everyone should be able to take something from. It's definitely a film that everyone can enjoy: both children and adults. Some moments really struck an emotional chord within me... tears welled up at one point!

Is the story traditional? Have other films been made based on the same story?

I also enjoyed the music, both the soundtrack and the use of "popular style" songs. These took me surprise at first, and I felt sceptical at hearing them... but actually they worked really well, and by the end I was really enjoying their use.

When I have children I hope this will be a film they will love and enjoy, and take with them through to adulthood in the same way that I still have fond memories of some films I watched repeatedly as a kid.


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