Magazine article Screen International

Vertigo Takes Moomins for UK

Magazine article Screen International

Vertigo Takes Moomins for UK

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EXCLUSIVE: Indie Sales handles rights to Moomins On The Riviera; UK release planned for May 2015.

Vertigo has acquired UK rights to Moomins On The Riviera from Paris-based sales company Indie Sales.

The hand-drawn 2D animation feature, directed by Xavier Picard, recently played at the BFI London Film Festival and is already a huge box-office hit in its local Finland.

The film is adapted from Tove Jansson's original comic strips, and tells the story of the Moomin clan on a journey to the glamorous Riviera where they meet a world of new people including would-be artists, film stars and playboys.

The creative team behind the movie includes Sophia Jansson, Tove's niece, along with Finnish producer Hanna Hemila (Le Havre).

The voice cast for the English-language version of the film includes Russell Tovey as Moomin and Nathaniel Parker as Moominpappa. …

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