poster-berlin-140123Today the hand drawn animation feature Moomins on the Riviera's English cast has been revealed. There's good news for our audiophile friends. Russell Tovey plays Moomin; Nathaniel Parker and Tracy Ann Oberman play Moominpappa and Moominmamma respectively. Stephanie Winiecki plays Snorkmaiden. You can read more on this movie on its website.

 

Moomins on the Rivera is based on the original comic strips by the celebrated author, painter and illustrator Tove Jansson. It is a bitter-sweet adventure taking the Moomin family from their beloved Moominvalley to the glamorous Riviera,where Moominpappa befriends an aristocrat and adopts the name 'de Moomin', where Snorkmaiden is dazzled by the attentions of a playboy and Moomin learns that jealousy's sting is the most painful of all. For the very first time, the unity of the Moomins is threatened.

 

A Finnish/French co-production, the film is directed by Xavier Picard and produced by Hanna Hemilä. The world premiere in October, 2014 will kickoff an impressive theatrical release throughout the Nordic region. It is set to open in Finland on October 10, 2014 via Nordisk Film. The distribution is handled in Scandinavia by Nordisk Film, Gebeka in France and Indie Sales, helmed by Nicolas Eschbach, for the rest of the world.

Please do note that all given info is subject to change and meant to keep you up to date.

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