The Little Prince (2014 film)

The Little Prince is a 2015 Englishlanguage French 3D stop motion and computeranimated adventure fantasy film directed by Mark Osborne. Irena Brignull and Bob Persichetti wrote the script based on the 1943 novel of the same name by Antoine de SaintExupry . As the first animated feature film adaptation of The Little Prince, the film uses stop motion animation for the novels story and computer animation for an additional frame narrative. The film stars the voices of Jeff Bridges, Rachel McAdams, Paul Rudd, Marion Cotillard , James Franco, Benicio del Toro , Ricky Gervais, Bud Cort, Paul Giamatti, Riley Osborne, Albert Brooks and Mackenzie Foy.

The mother of a prodigious young girl wants her daughter to enrol in the prestigious Werth Academy. To ensure her daughter will pass the entrance exam, the mother imposes on her a rigorous study schedule over the course of the summer that leaves little room for leisure. The girl becomes distracted by her nextdoor neighbor, an elderly, retired aviator who shares with her the story of a young boy from a distant asteroid, the little prince, whom he supposedly encountered in a desert after crashing his plane. As the two play together without the mothers knowledge, the aviator tells the girl that he must leave soon.After the aviator almost gets into a car accident with the girl in his car, her mother learns of their friendship and forbids the girl from distracting herself from her studies again. The girl secretly visits the aviator to finish his story, which ends with the prince sacrificing himself to a venomous snake bite to reunite with his beloved rose. The girl is upset by the sad ending and angrily regrets meeting the aviator. ........

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