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A Minuscule Adventure - School Screening


Back in Discovery Film Festival 2016, one of the big hits with school audiences was a then unknown film called Minuscule: Valley Of The Lost Ants, an epic saga featuring an ant, a ladybird, a spider and a large tin of sugar cubes. It was ninety minutes of animated excitement, all presented without a single line of dialogue. It went on to be released in more than 50 countries and was awarded the César for Best Animated Film. We are absolutely thrilled to be able to say that now, three years later, the ant, the ladybird and the spider are back in Discovery with a brand new adventure – though this time they’re all on the other side of the world…

As the first snow of the winter begins to fall, the minuscule denizens of the valley press on with the vital work of gathering food reserves for the long, dark months ahead. After some early successes, an encounter with another large tin of sugar cubes ends with our ladybird friend trapped in a large cardboard box and being shipped to ... Guadeloupe! What to do? Nothing for it but to get the mini-bugs team back together and set out on a dangerous rescue mission all the way to the Caribbean!

With its fantastic characterisation, spectacular music score, glorious sound effects and ingenious blend of animation and live action, this latest language-free bug-filled adventure will once again have a broad appeal across the ages. And, fear not, there’s no requirement to have seen the earlier film as this is a stand-alone story.

Dirs: Hélène Giraud, Thomas Szabo
France 2018 / 1h32m / Ages 5+
No dialogue

We are open for school bookings from 11:00 on Thu 22 August until Fri 1 November (with priority booking at our Teachers Preview).

Please book early as many films sell out. To be certain of our assistance with your travel arrangements please book before Wed 25 September.

To book, please call DCA Box Office on 01382 432 444.