April and the Extraordinary World

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Genre Adventure, Animation
Director Christian Desmares, Franck Ekinci
Cast Marion Cotillard, Philippe Katerine, Jean Rochefort
  • Release Date 06/06/2016
  • Category IIA
  • Duration 105 mins
  • Country France, Canada, Belgium

Paris,1941. A family of scientists is about to discover a powerful invincibility serum when all of a sudden, the parents are mysteriously abducted, leaving their young daughter, April, behind.

Ten years later, April is living alone with her precious cat, Darwin, continuing her family’s research. But soon, she finds herself at the centre of a bizarre conspiracy. Along with Darwin and her trusted friend, Julius, April embarks on an adventure to find her parents and discover the truth behind their disappearance.


  • April


    A young girl who is searching for her scientist parents who mysteriously disappeared when she was six.

  • Darwin


    A talking cat who is the result of experiments of April’s parents’. He ‘raises’ April, and introduces her to global literature, art, and culture during her childhood.

  • Pops


    April’s grandfather. He embodies scientific good and the belief that anything is possible through science.

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