Longway North (Tout en Haut de Monde) is a painterly animated film by Rémi Chayé. A girl rebels against her family’s future plans in order to live out her dream of becoming an explorer of the deep blue. Created by Sacrebleu Productions. Won’t be able to see this release until 2014, but glad to see things are rolling along! Read the more detailed official synopsis as follows:
“Sasha, a young Russian artistocratic girl at the end of the 19th century, dreams of the Great North and languishes over Oloukine, her grandfather, a renowned scientist and Arctic explorer, who has not returned from his last expedition to conquer the North Pole.
He transmitted his vocation to Sasha which is far from satisfying her parents as they have already arranged for their daughter to marry.
She revolts against this destiny, flees and is resolved to going to join Oloukine a longway north.”
View the complete pilot trailer down at the bottom of the page! Enjoy!