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LAIKA to Premiere Boxtrolls at Annecy


LAIKA is getting ready to unveil their stop-motion fantasy tale The Boxtrolls, and they have chosen the upcoming Annecy International Festival of Animated Film on June 11 for the film’s world premiere. The trailer will be presented ahead of time, during an open-air screening of LAIKA’s Oscar-nominated feature ParaNorman.

The Boxtrolls is based on Alan Snow’s novel Here Be Monsters!, and focuses on an orphan boy who was adopted by a clan of mechanically inclined subterranean trolls. The orphan must save his adopted family from a social climbing exterminators who wish to destroy the Boxtrolls in order to gain fame.

The Boxtrolls will be making its proper arrival in US and Canadian big screens on September 26 of this year, while several other international territories will have their respective openings a little earlier on September 12. France will get it a little later in October.

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