The animated feature film Moomins On The Riviera – directed and produced by Xavier Picard and Hanna Hamilä – will open in Los Angeles on December 4th, exclusively at the Laemmle Royal Theatre in West L.A. The film’s release will qualify it for this year’s Best Animated Feature Oscar.
Moomins On The Riviera is a hand-drawn animation feature based on Tove Jansson’s original comic strip from Finland. Inspired by her own visit to the Riviera with her mother the film involves the title characters setting on a journey fraught with menacing storms and desert island dangers.
The film is being released by Handle Productions. Here’s the trailer: