There is already talk of important awards, in the environment, for Wolfwalkers, inspired by Irish folklore, which is about to come out in America and whose trailer has just been released.
After The song of the sea, another animated feature film inspired by Irish folklore is making headlines in excellent terms for its technical expertise and history: it is about The Wolfwalkers of Tomm Moore e Ross Stewart, hand drawn, of which the trailer. A return to the “old” classic animation that is a breath of fresh air in an era dominated by CGI, however well this technique can be used.
The film is the Kilkenny-based production company’s third production Cartoon Living Room, after The Secret of Kells e The song of the sea, and precisely in Kilkenny, in the seventeenth century, the fascinating story is set.
In the center are two wolves who try to save the wolf people from the hunt of the villagers. A film that contains a very important message, underlines one of the authors, Tomm Moore:
“Wolves are important in Irish folklore. They are associated with the countryside and human transformation. As teenagers, Ross and I knew the history of the wolf people of Ossory. We borrowed some of that mythology but licensed ourselves. The wolf was seen as a person and a companion, a top predator, rather than a monster we had to fight against and this was a great inspiration. “
Wolfwalkers it will be released in America on November 13 before hitting Apple TV + on December 11.