Illustration by Dan Elijah G. Fajardo
“This bit of paper remembers you, each of you,”
|—||Pablo Neruda, from “Cristobal Miranda,” Twenty Poems (The Sixties Press, 1967)|
Can’t wait to see this animated version of The Little Prince. I loved the book.
At the heart of it all is The Little Girl (Mackenzie Foy), who’s being prepared by her mother (Rachel McAdams) for the very grown-up world in which they live – only to be interrupted by her eccentric, kind-hearted neighbor, The Aviator (Jeff Bridges). The Aviator introduces his new friend to an extraordinary world where anything is possible. A world that he himself was initiated into long ago by The Little Prince (newcomer Riley Osborne). It’s here that The Little Girl’s magical and emotional journey into the universe of The Little Prince begins. And it’s where The Little Girl rediscovers her childhood and learns that ultimately, it’s human connections that matter most, and that it is only with heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.
Directed by Mark Osborne (Kung Fu Panda) and featuring the voices of Rachel McAdams, James Franco, Mackenzie Foy, The…
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