Long Way North
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    Long Way North

    Tout en haut du monde

    Directed by

    France, Denmark

    2015

    81 min

    • French
    • English

    Adventure, Animation

    1882, Saint Petersburg. Sasha, a young Russian artistocrat, has always been fascinated by the adventerous life of her grandfather Olukine. A renowned explorer, he designed a magnificent artic ship, the Davai, but he hasn't returned from his last expedition to conquer the North Pole. Sasha decides to set out for the Great North to follow her grandfather's trail in order to find the famous ship.

    Awards

    • Best Director - Cartoon Movie Tributes
    • Audience Award - Annecy IAFF

    Festivals

    Labels & Line Ups

    Credits

    Cast
    Christa Theret
    Féodor Atkine
    Thomas Sagois
    Screenplay
    Claire Paoletti
    Patricia Valeix
    Fabrice de Costil
    Editing
    Benjamin Massoubre
    Music
    Jonathan Morali
    Sales
    UDI - URBAN DISTRIBUTION INTERNATIONAL
    Production
    SACREBLEU PRODUCTIONS
    Production
    MAYBE MOVIES
    Production
    FRANCE 3 CINEMA
    Production
    2 MINUTES
    Production
    NØRLUM

    Press

    Visually stunning.

    Jason Bechervaise, Screen Daily

    Related in an enchanting manner with equal focus on the animation as well as strong character development.

    Jason Bechervaise, Screen Daily

    Rémi Chayé

    Rémi Chayé

    France

    After an academic drawing training, Rémi joined the School of animation film La Poudrière. Passionate about this area for its team’s work, he has been trained by elders on storyboard and layout work. Then he worked on several feature films as assistant director and/or storyboarder (Brendan and the Secret of Kells, The Painting, Kérity and Evolution Man). Long Way North, released in January 2016, which he is also the graphic author, is his directorial debut.