On June 11th at The Annecy International Animation Film Festival, Jean-François Laguionie received an Honorary Cristal Award. For the occasion, he introduced his brand new film The Prince’s journey, co-directed with Xavier Picard, through a preview showing.

The film will be released in theatres on December 4th.

Written in the form of a travel log, the film starts with the discovery of the Prince who has been shipwrecked on an unknown shore. Injured and lost, he is found by Tom and is taken in by his parents, two researchers in exile. The Prince, guided by his young friend, discovers with enthusiasm and fascination a society which nevertheless appears as stiff and ossified…

Directed by Jean-François Laguionie, Xavier Picard

Produced by Armelle Glorennec, Éric Jacquot, Stéphan Roelants