This delightful and unusual animated tale stars insect characters involved in a simple enough plot: during a raid on a village shop, one of our heroes is accidentally packed into a box of chestnut purée and sent to the Caribbean. There is no alternative but for the whole gang to fly to the rescue. The appeal of this French production lies in the absence of dialogue resulting in a degree of visual flair and wit rarely found in its Hollywood counterparts. ‘A thing of beauty’ – The Observer.

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Ticket prices

Standard £11
Concession £9
Sofa Seats £12.50
Sofa Seats Concession £10

Hélène Giraud, Thomas Szabo

92 min

France, China, Guadeloupe

Release year

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