London Film Festival 2012

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Ernest And Celestine Ernest And Celestine
Ernest And Celestine and Zarafa
Ernest And Celestine (Ernest Et Celestine) (Country: France, Belgium, Luxembourg; Year: 2012; Director: Benjamin Renner, Vincent Patar, Stéphane Aubier; Writer: Daniel Pennac; Stars: Lambert Wilson, Pauline Brunner)
The unlikely friendship between a gruff bear and an orphaned mouse worries authorities who believe the species shouldn't mix.
The Great Bird Race (Fuglejagten) (Country: Denmark; Year: 2012; Director: Christian Dyekjær; Writer: Mette Damgaard-Sørensen, Christian Dyekjær; Stars: Oliver Methling Søndergaard, Lars Brygmann, Jesper Asholt)
Lis spiral out of control when a boy decides he will stop at nothing to win a contest.
Kauwboy (Country: Netherlands; Year: 2012; Director: Boudewijn Koole; Stars: Rick Lens, Loek Peters, Susan Radder, Hüseyin Cahit Ölmez)
A boy with a difficult home life befriends an injured jackdaw.
Legends Of Valhalla - Thor (Hetjur Valhallar – Þór) (Country: Iceland, Germany, Ireland; Year: 2011; Director: Óskar Jónasson; Writer: Friðrik Erlingsson, Toby Genkal, Mark Hodkinson, Óskar Jónasson; Stars: Justin Gregg, Paul Tylak, Nicola Coughlan)
When young blacksmith Thor, son of Odin, weilds a magical hammer to save a village, it is the first of many adventures.
The Painting (Le Tableau) (Country: France; Year: 2011; Director: Jean-François Laguionie; Writer: Jean-François Laguionie, Anik Leray), Official Site
Characters escape from a painting and travel through other works of art.
Kauwboy Kauwboy
Kauwboy and Wolf Children
Wolf Children (Ookami Kodomo No Ame To Yuki) (Country: Japan; Year: 2012; Director: Mamoru Hosoda; Writer: Mamoru Hosoda, Satoko Okudera; Stars: Aoi Miyazaki, Takao Osawa, Huru Kuroki)
After falling in love with a werewolf she meets at university, a young woman is left alone to raise two half-wolf children who must be hidden from prying eyes.
Zarafa (Country: France, Belgium; Year: 2012; Director: Rémi Bezançon, Jean-Christophe Lie; Writer: Alexander Abela, Rémi Bezançon; Stars: Max Renaudin, Simon Abkarian, François-Xavier Demaison, Vernon Dobtcheff, Roger Dumas, Ronit Elkabetz, Mohamed Fellag, Déborah François, Thierry Frémont, Philippe Morier-Genoud, Clara Quilichini, Mostéfa Stiti)
A young boy, a prince and a balloonist escort a young giraffe halfway across the world, having adventures on the way.
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