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WATCH: Trailer for Ann Marie Fleming’s ‘Window Horses’

Tale of young Canadian poet’s journey to Iran will play at Laemmle Theatres’ Music Hall.

Ann Marie Fleming's 'Window Horses.'

Ahead of its Sept. 29 theatrical release in Los Angeles, a new trailer has been released for Ann Marie Fleming’s animated feature Window Horses.

The film will play at Laemmle Theatres’ Music Hall in Beverly Hills, courtesy of First Pond Entertainment.

Here’s how the distributor describes the movie:

“Rosie Ming, a young Canadian poet, is invited to perform at a poetry festival in Shiraz, Iran, but she’d rather go to Paris. She lives at home with her over-protective Chinese grandparents and has never been anywhere by herself. Once in Iran, she finds herself in the company of poets and Persians who tell her stories that force her to confront her past: the Iranian father she assumed abandoned her and the nature of poetry itself. The film is about building bridges between cultural and generational divides. It’s about being curious. Staying open. And finding your own voice through the magic of poetry.”

The film’s voice actors include Sandra Oh (Rosie), Ellen Page (Kelly, Rosie’s best friend), Don McKellar (a young poet named Dietmar), Shohreh Aghdashloo (Mehrnaz, a professor at the University of Tehran) and Nancy Kwan (Gloria, Rosie’s overprotective grandmother). More than a dozen animators, including Kevin Langdale, Janet Perlman, Bahram Javaheri and Jody Kramer, worked on the film with Fleming.

Source: First Pond Entertainment

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Tom McLean has been writing for years about animation from a secret base in Los Angeles.