- 1h 21m
Minna, a young girl, misuses her newfound ability to create and control other people's dreams to teach her bothersome stepsister a lesson.Minna, a young girl, misuses her newfound ability to create and control other people's dreams to teach her bothersome stepsister a lesson.Minna, a young girl, misuses her newfound ability to create and control other people's dreams to teach her bothersome stepsister a lesson.
The plot of this film takes in the concept of modern family issues. When Minna's (Emilie Koppel) life is turned upside down upon the arrival of her new stepmom Helene (Ditte Hansen ) and mean daughter Jenny (Caroline Vedal). Minna is able to find the backstage to her dreams and tries to sabotage Jenny's dreams to stop her from ruining her life. When a dream creation goes wrong, Minna finds herself and her dream worker friend Gaff (Martin Buch) helping to bring back Jenny.
Throughout the animated movie each scene is colorful and bright. The set designs are so whimsical and creative. I love each design and the idea of our dreams. The dreams are created for each person with actors, sets and scripts. There is a whole new world behind the backstage of dreams. The ideas are super fun. My favorite part of the movie is when Minna finds this hidden world. Each character is very unique and has a certain style that makes them different. The storyline is also quite sad because it addresses family issues. The hardship between the two families eventually wears off until they all learn to love each other. There is beautiful background music playing throughout the film. The songs all have a story behind them relating back to the scenes in the movie. The movie did become a bit predictable at times, but it is still original, entertaining and worth watching.
The message is to be careful what you wish for. Minna wants a specific life with just her dad. When others show up, she is unsure and does not take into account the sadness and harm she would bring to her family by messing with others' dreams. You should know that this film includes a sensitive topic of families.
I give DreamBuilders 3.5 out of 5 stars and recommend it for ages 7 to 13. Reviewed by Avery P., KIDS FIRST!
- Apr 2, 2021