MAMI to open half ticket section with The Little Prince

FPJ BureauUpdated: Thursday, May 30, 2019, 11:59 AM IST
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Jio MAMI 18th Mumbai Film Festival with Star to open Half Ticket Vertical with ‘The Little Prince’. The opening film will be screened at PVR, Lower Parel. This section presents a variety of acclaimed films to children and young adults to nurture their appetite for distinctive artistic experiences.

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The Little Prince is an animated fantasy adventure family drama based on the 1943 novel by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. It is the first animated feature adaptation of the classic novel. Mark Osborne, a two-time Academy Award nominee who is well versed in a wide range of animation technologies has directed this movie. He came to worldwide fame in 2008 as a director of ‘Kung Fu Panda’ which premiered at Cannes and received the French Cesar award for Best Animation.

The Little Prince movie revolves around a little girl who lives in a very grown up world and her mother who maps out every minute of her daughter’s life in order to get her into the finest school. The Little Girl is soon distracted by her strange and ancient neighbour, the Aviator, who introduces her to an extraordinary world where anything is possible! A world that he was himself invited into long ago by a mysterious extra-terrestrial voyager the Little Prince.

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