YA Movies - Paranorman | Young Adult Mag
Publishing Date: 2/20/2014

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About the Film:

The new 3D stop-motion comedy thriller from animation company LAIKA, retiming the company with Focus Features after the groundbreaking Academy Award-nominated 'Coraline'. 'ParaNorman' is, following 'Coraline', the company's second stop-motion animated feature to be made in 3D. In 'ParaNorman', a small town comes under siege by zombies. Who can it call? Only misunderstood local boy Norman voiced by Kodi Smit-McPhee), who is able to speak with the dead. In addition to zombies, he'll have to take on ghosts, witches and, worst of all, grown-ups, to save his town from a centuries-old curse. But this young ghoul whisperer may find his paranormal activities pushed to their otherworldly limits.

Genre(s): Family

Distributor(s): Focus Features

Director(s): Sam Fell , Chris Butler

Starring: Casey Affleck , Kodi Smit-McPhee , Tempestt Bledsoe , Alex Borstein , Jodelle Ferland

Themes: Zombies

Tone: Eerie,Fanciful,Quirky,Stylized,Whimsical

Country of Origin: USA - 3D (08-17-2012),USA (08-17-2012)

Language: English



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