LONG WAY NORTH

Directed by Rémi Chayé
US release date: September 30, 2016

A spirited and inspiring tale of hope and courage, LONG WAY NORTH (TOUT EN HAUT DU MONDE) is the feature directorial debut of lauded animator Rémi Chayé (first AD and head of storyboard for Oscar®-Nominated The Secret of Kells, The Painting) and tells the story of a young heroine, persevering through a physical and emotional journey to find her explorer grandfather and his lost ship, the Davai. LONG WAY NORTH (TOUT EN HAUT DU MONDE) is set in the late 19th century Saint Petersburg. Sacha, a young girl from the Russian aristocracy, dreams of the Great North and anguishes over the fate of her grandfather, Oloukine, a renowned scientist and Arctic explorer who has yet to return from his latest expedition to conquer the North Pole. Sacha has always been fascinated by the adventurous life of her grandfather and has the same calling as Oloukine to be an explorer. But Sacha’s parents, who already made arrangements for her marriage, strongly disapprove of the idea to say the least. Defying her destiny, Sacha flees her home and launches an adventure-filled quest toward the Great North in search of Oloukine and his ship.


Long Way North (Tout en haut du monde) (France, 2015)
Written By: Claire Paoletti, Patricia Valeix
Directed By: Rémi Chayé
With: Chloé Dunn, Vivienne Vermes, Peter Hudson
Runtime: 81 minutes


US Distributor: Shout! Factory

> Opens September 30, 2016 in Los Angeles, New York, and other select cities in the US

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