Five-time Oscar-nominated Irish art studio Cartoon Saloon is back with another film titled My father’s dragon which is a 2D adaptation of a book of the same name, written by Ruth Stiles Gannett in 1948.
The first trailer for my father’s dragon was recently released by Netflix. The animated feature film based on a classic children’s story will premiere on Friday, November 11 at 3 am ET.
The film is directed by Nora Twomey, who previously directed Oscar-nominated films such as secret of kells Y The breadwinner. The upcoming release also has a promising story that is sure to touch the hearts of the viewers. The voice cast of this 2D animated film includes Jacob Tremblay and Gaten Matarazzo from Strange things fame.
my father’s dragon: Everything you need to know before Netflix launches
The children’s book on which the next film is based came out in 1948. Written by Ruth Stiles Gannett, the illustrations were done by her stepmother Ruth Chrisman Gannett.
The main character named Elmer grows up and becomes the father of the book’s narrator. Despite my father’s dragon is a classic children’s story that is metaphorical and layered, adults can also enjoy the storybook. Children will feel a sense of wonder and comfort, but as adults, the story will take on a whole new meaning.
In the trailer released by Netflix, it is clear that Cartoon Saloon has kept the essence of the true story alive. It is enough to see that the graphic excellence and animation design closely resembles the real story.
Boris the dragon is colorful and plump with blue and yellow stripes, and the protagonist Elmer is as bubbly as ever. Every frame in my father’s dragon The trailer is vibrant with a different color palette and shows off the wonder that is the ingredient in every children’s story.
my father’s dragon: Storybook Plot
The story begins by showing Elmer and his mother moving to the city. The former runs away to explore a wild island and tries to save a dragon that has personal tasks to fulfill.
The main synopsis of the tale describes an unusual dome-shaped island that is constantly sinking under the sea. The animals on this island are desperate to survive and have captured Boris, who is the only one who can save the island from sinking. The work entrusted to the dragon does not seem as simple as it sounds, and on that island there are more mysteries that are ready to be discovered.
One thing that seems different in my father’s dragon The animated version is the encounter between the dragon and the boy. In the story, the dragon and the boy meet at the end, but as seen in the trailer, Boris and Elmer meet as soon as the story begins.
Interview with my father’s dragon to emit
Gaten Matarazzo, Nora Twomey, and Jacob Tremblay spoke to Screen Rant about their experiences making the film. They shared their favorite things about the film and revealed which characters they identified with the most in real life.
As Matarazzo states for my father’s dragon:
“…And this film, like all of Cartoon Saloon’s other work and all of your work, is as rich in its storytelling and its substance as it is in its looks, which is really saying something.”
While waiting for the next movie, readers can check out other Cartoon Saloon movies such as song of the sea Y Moon Man.