From IndustryWorks press release:
Vancouver, BC -– IndustryWorks Pictures is pleased to announce that the theatrical release of the animated feature film Back to the Sea will be opening in theatres across Canada in both 2D and 3D on Friday, January 27th, 2012.
Back to the Sea is a heart-warming tale of adventure that follows Kevin, a young flying fish, who lives in the New York Harbor. He dreams of leading his family back to Barbados—the mythical kingdom of the flying fish. One fateful day his adventurous nature finds him captured by a fishing ship and delivered to the fish tank of a Chinese restaurant in New York City’s Chinatown, where he meets a quiet young boy who also longs for excitement and adventure. The two become friends and begin a daring quest to get Kevin back to the sea. Battling furious chefs, evil thieves and hungry diners, the two heroes discover the true meaning of friendship, family and the importance of following your dreams.
Directed by Thom Lu, this animated film is geared for the whole family to enjoy. Adding to the excitement are the voices of Christian Slater (Breaking In, Interview with a Vampire, Pump up the Volume, Robot Chicken) as Jack the bad guy and robber. Tim Curry (Rocky Horror Picture Show, The Wild Thornberry’s) lends his voice to play Eric, Kevin’s father, Mark Hamill, best known for his leading role as Luke Skywalker in ‘Star Wars’, plays Bunker the wise old octopus, and also features Tom Kenny (Spongebob Squarepants) as the hilarious voice of Ben the Life Coach.
The team at IndustryWorks Pictures is proud to announce their first theatrical animation film and their first co-production with China. “This is an important step for Canada, and a huge feat for the Vancouver based independent film company to enter into a partnership with a studio like Glory & Dream Digital Animation. They are one of the top companies in animated films in China as is The Jiangsu Broadcast Company, the second largest broadcast company in China, the experience has been something quite incredible.”
Release Date: January 27, 2012
Director: Thom Lu
Executive Producers: Ming Sun, Kathryn Griffiths, Evan Tylor, Tom Raycove
Producers: Calvin Yao
Studio: Glory & Dream Digital Studio
Distributor: IndustryWorks Pictures
Music By: Gordon McGhie
Starring: Tim Curry, Christian Slater, Tom Kenny, Mark Hamill
Genre: Family, Animation, 2D & 3D
Running Time: 96 minutes Tag Line: Dream Big
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