Cinemagic: The Exploits of Moominpappa – Adventures of a Young Moomin

BBFC Ratingf-rated FilmCinemagic: The Exploits of Moominpappa – Adventures of a Young Moomin

Showing: 11 September 2022

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Sun 11 Sep 2022

CertificateU
Year2022
GenreAnimation
DirectorIra Carpelan
WritersIra Carpelan, Piotr Szczepanowicz, Malgorzata Wieckowicz-Zyla
LanguageEnglish
CountryFinland, Poland
Running Time1HR 12MINS
SeasonMain Programme

A warm-hearted, sincere, family animation with a great story that unfolds in a fantasy world - the Moominvalley. This is a fantastic opportunity to celebrate Tove Jansson’s much beloved Moomin characters in a new adventure, beautifully animated by the masters of Finnish and Polish puppetry. 

It’s a beautiful summer day in Moominvalley. Suddenly, a wasp stings Moomintroll, who falls ill and has to stay in bed. To cheer him up, Moominpappa recounts his youthful adventures; how he escaped from an orphanage, his struggles in hefty storms and how he rescued Moominmamma from the sea. We also learn about the time he befriended a ghost and his historic meeting with the inventor Hodgkins.

This screening marks the launch of the 2022 Cinemagic Film Festival which runs from 1st-31st October across Belfast, packed with new international films, workshops, education programmes, special events and Q&A's to inspire young audiences. Visit cinemagic.org.uk for more details.