Out in Montreal this weekend and still running (we finally get to it, occupied we were with FNC 2016) is Rémi Chayé’s first animated feature, a co-production between France and Denmark.

A young aristocrat woman leaves 19th Century St. Petersburg on a quest to find her grandfather who never came back from an expedition in the far North.

Simply but beautifully written with classic drawings, LONG WAY NORTH is effective because it doesn’t take the children for granted as it addresses its various  outcomes with seriousness  and a convincing dramatic build up. An engaging work it can be of interest for adult viewers accompanying their children…