YAKARI, A SPECTACULAR JOURNEY
DIRECTOR: Xavier Giacometti
COUNTRY: Belgium, France, Germany
YEAR / DURATION: 2020. • 82’
GENRE: animated 6+
- SCREENPLAY: Xavier Giacometti (prema stripu Andréa Jobina i Claudea de Ribeaupierrea)
- SCORE: Guillaume Poyet
- VOICES : Diana Amft, Patrick Bach, Oscar Douieb, Kathleen Renish, Hans Sigl, Tom Trouffier
- PRODUCERS: Caroline Duvochel, Maia Tubiana
- PRODUCTION COMPANY: Bac Films, Belvision Studios, Dargaud Media
Little Sioux Yakari sets off to follow the trail of Little Lightning, a mustang. Yakari has a magical encounter with the Great Eagle, his totem animal, who gives him a beautiful feather and the gift of being able to speak with animals.
About the director
Xavier Giacometti has been working in animation for more than 25 years in all functions – character design, storyboard, and direction. He has worked in direction in TV series. Yakari is his first feature film.
Toby Genkel (Hamburg, 1970) began his career in 1991 at the Hamburg-based animation studio, and has directed many known films such as Ooops! Noah Is Gone… (2015) and A Stork’s Journey, and has received a number of acknowledgments.
- INK – 20.07