Impartial animation distributor and producer GKIDS has introduced theatrical dates for animated characteristic Funan, the inspiring and emotionally searing debut from filmmaker Denis Do, who makes use of his family historical past as inspiration for an exhilarating story of affection, loss and enduring hope in probably the most attempting of instances.
Funan follows Chou, a younger lady dwelling within the chaos of 1975 Cambodia amid the arrival of the brutal Khmer Rouge regime. When she and her husband are separated from their four-year-old son throughout a compelled exile from their residence, Chou stays decided to reunite her household — even when it means risking every part.
That includes the voices of Bérénice Bejo (The Artist) and Louis Garrel (The Dreamers), Funan will display in New York on June 7 on the IFC Middle, and in Los Angeles on June 14 on the Laemmle Glendale. Watch the brand new teaser within the participant under:
Written by Do and Magali Pouzol, the 2D computer-animated Funan, which was co-produced in France, Belgium, Luxembourg and Cambodia, received the highest prizes ultimately yr’s Annecy Competition and the Animation Is Movie Competition.