Paris, 1941. A family of scientists is on the brink of discovering a powerful longevity serum when all of a sudden a mysterious force abducts them, leaving their young daughter April behind. Ten years later, April lives alone with her cat, Darwin, and carries on her family’s research in secret. But she soon finds herself at the center of a shadowy and far-reaching conspiracy, and on the run from government agents, bicycle-powered dirigibles and cyborg rat spies.
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||March 25th, 2016 (Limited) by GKIDS, released as April and the Extraordinary World|
||April 1st, 2016 (Wide), released as April And The Extraordinary World (Australia)
October 21st, 2016 (Wide), released as Abril e o Mundo Extraordinário (Portugal)
||August 2nd, 2016 by Universal Home Entertainment, released as April and the Extraordinary World|
||PG for action/peril including gunplay, some thematic elements and rude humor.|
(Rating bulletin 2411 (Cert #50276), 2/10/2016)
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||1940s, Missing Person, Alternate History, Steampunk, Talking Animals, Paris, France, Romance, Mad Scientist|
|Production Method:||Digital Animation|
|Creative Type:||Multiple Creative Types|
||Je Suis Bien Content, StudioCanal, Kaibou Productions, UMT Inc, Need Productions, Arte France Cinema, RTBF, Proximus, Tchack |
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August 3rd, 2016
It is the beginning of August, a.k.a., the beginning of TV on DVD season. While there are a few prominent releases in that category, the biggest release is Batman: The Killing Joke, which is still a hot mess, but this time on Blu-ray. There are plenty of smaller releases that are worth picking up, including April and the Extraordinary World. Its reviews are nearly 100% positive and the Blu-ray Combo Pack is the Pick of the Week.
March 30th, 2016
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice earned first place on the theater average chart for the weekend and for 2016 with $39,134. The previous record was $38,002 held by Midnight Special and was set last weekend. This week, Midnight Special had to settle for second place on the chart with an average of $20,003. Born to be Blue was the best new limited release earning an average of $15,395 in three theaters. The only other film in the $10,000 club was April and the Extraordinary World, which earned $11,413 in its lone theater.
March 27th, 2016
Batman and Superman not only had to fight each other this weekend, but also mediocre reviews. They have come through in some style, however, posting a record for March of $170.1 million, according to Warner Bros.’ Sunday morning estimate. Our model has the film coming a little below that mark, at $165 million or so, which might mean it won’t quite top Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part II’s $169 million, which is currently the studio’s best ever weekend. But the fact that we’re comparing the movie to the Harry Potter franchise is nothing but good news for them.
March 25th, 2016
It is a relatively good week for limited releases with a few films earning stunning reviews. This includes Born to be Blue, which I think has the best shot at mainstream success. April and the Extraordinary World and Mia madre also have a chance at doing well in limited release.
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