Long Way North
Director: Rémi Chayé
Featuring the voices of: Christa Théret, Féodor Atkine, Antony Hickling
82 mins, France/Denmark, 2015, PG
Set in 1892, this animated adventure follows 15-year-old aristocrat Sasha as she leaves behind her comfortable Saint Petersburg life in the hopes of tracking down and saving her beloved grandfather, a famous explorer who has gone missing near the North Pole.
Directed by Rémi Chayé (The Story of Kells) and produced by Claus Toksvig Kjaer (Song of the Sea), this is a beautiful animation with a strong young female lead character.