PREVIEW: Ainbo: Spirit of the Amazon (PG)

WHO’S IN IT?

Lola Raie (Axium Effect), Bernardo De Paula (Rio), Naomi Serrano (film debut), Alejandra Gollas (Life Kills), Joe Hernandez (The Big Wish), Dino Andrade (Playmobil: The Movie), Susana Ballesteros (Ferdinand), Rene Mujica (Twilight), Yeni Álvarez (Take Out), Rico Sola (film debut), Gerardo Prat (film debut), Thom Hoffman (Black Book)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Richard Claus (The Thief Lord), director, writer, producer; Jose Zelada (film debut), director, producer; Brian Cleveland (Fingerprints), Jason Cleveland (Soul’s Midnight) and Larry Wilson (The Addams Family), writers; Cesar Zelada (film debut) and Sergio Zelada (film debut), producers; Vidjay Beerepoot (Now Is Everything), composer; Job ter Burg (Elle), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

Thirteen-year-old Ainbo (Raie) is a warrior girl who lives amongst her uncharted civilisation In Candámo, the deepest jungle in the Amazon. One day, she discovers that her homeland is being threatened by an illegal mining and logging operation, and so she sets out on an epic quest with her two spirit guides, a South American tapir called Vaca (Hernandez) and an oversized nine-banded armadillo called Dillo (Andrade), to save her home…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

A family adventure said to be in the same spirit as Moana and Frozen, this is a welcome outing that gives Amazonian cultures and characters their time to shine on the world’s stage.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 27TH AUGUST 2021

WHERE CAN I FIND IT?

IN CINEMAS NATIONWIDE

 

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