The Bears' Famous Invasion of Sicily

The Bears' Famous Invasion of Sicily

The Bears' Famous Invasion of Sicily

The King of the Bears invades the land of men to rescue his kidnapped son in this French-Italian animated family adventure nominated for Un Certain Regard at Cannes.

"Our story starts with Tonio, the son the bears King, being kidnapped by some hunters in the Sicilian mountains. Because of the harshness of a winter that threatens its clan with famine, the Bear King decides to invade the land of men (in the hope of finding his son). Thanks to his powerful army and the help of a wizard, he will succeed at both quests but he will soon find out that bears are not meant to live in the land of men." (Cannes Film Festival)

2019Rating: PG, Some scenes may scare very young children82 minsFrance, ItalyFrench and Italian with English subtitles
AdventureAnimatedKids & FamilyWorld Cinema

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The Bears' Famous Invasion of Sicily / Reviews

Screen Daily

Screen Daily

The visual delights on offer here are sure to broaden the appeal of a film that is likely to be most warmly embraced in its French and Italian co-production territories.

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Little White Lies

Little White Lies

Mattotti's skill as a designer, along with a team of animators he has described as "monastic scribes", comes to life when the worlds of bear and human collide.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

A colourful fairy tale for children that won't keep them up at night.

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Variety

Variety

Beautifully drawn with bold colours and appealing shapes, the film's style is classic animation at its best, clear and pleasing, calculated to charm children and adults alike.

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