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Long Way North (2015)

Tout en haut du monde (original title)
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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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Rémi Chayé
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Cast

Credited cast:
Christa Théret ... Sasha (voice)
Féodor Atkine ... Oloukine (voice)
Peter Hudson ... Lund (voice)
Antony Hickling ... Larson (voice)
Bibi Jacob Bibi Jacob ... Mere (voice)
Tom Morton ... Mowson Prince Tomsky (voice)
Kester Lovelace ... Briscoe Loujine (voice)
Leslie Clack Leslie Clack ... Maloney Recteur (voice)
Marc Bretonnière Marc Bretonnière ... Navy (voice)
Geoffrey Greenhill Geoffrey Greenhill ... Oloukine (voice)
Cyrille Monge Cyrille Monge ... Mowson (voice)
Rémi Bichet Rémi Bichet ... Father (voice)
Chloe Dunn Chloe Dunn ... Sasha (voice)
Vivienne Vernes Vivienne Vernes ... Olga (voice) (as Vivienne Vermes)
Loïc Houdré Loïc Houdré ... Lund (voice)
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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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Rated PG for some peril and mild language | See all certifications »

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Country:

France | Denmark

Language:

French | English

Release Date:

30 September 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Budget:

€6,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

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 »

Quotes

Sasha: So where is the North Pole?
Oloukine: On the top of the world! It's very cold there like a white desert. You have to walk for miles and miles on ice fields, with sleighs and dogs. But it's so beautiful... And what do we do when we reach the Pole, my Sashenka?
Sasha: We plant the flag!
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After the credits, a short scene shows the flag Oloukine planted blowing away. See more »

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Soon settles into its own pace to provide a methodical and captivating character-driven experience.
8 September 2018 | by Pjtaylor-96-138044See all my reviews

'Long Way North (2015)' is certainly not devoid of problems, with perhaps the biggest being it's jarringly choppy - if delightfully simple - animation style that runs at a generous twelve frames per second and takes a long time to get used to despite looking pretty gorgeous in a cut-out kind of way once you do - or if you pause the piece at any point. A close second is it's really poor English dub (though I haven't heard the French original so I can't compare) that sees everyone other than the lead and a couple of others turn in performances as wooden as the hull of the ship most of the movie takes place on. After a slow start, however, the picture settles into its own pace to provide a methodical and captivating character-driven experience that doesn't quite stick the landing (finishing before a proper finale ever really occurs) but gets you essentially as invested as possible and delivers an inevitable emotional punch instead. Ultimately, it's an enjoyable and interesting watch throughout its duration that should work its charms on even the iciest of hearts. 7/10


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