Tea Time Theatre: April and the Extraordinary World

(France/2015—directed by Christian Desmares and Franck Ekinci)

From the creators of the Oscar®-nominated Persepolis comes a riveting sci-fi adventure set in an alternate steampunk universe. A family of scientists is on the brink of a great discovery when a mysterious force abducts them, leaving their young daughter April behind. Ten years later, April and her cat, Darwin, find themselves at the center of a shadowy conspiracy and are soon on the run from secret agents, bicycle-powered dirigibles and cyborg rat spies! This enchanting animated adventure features the voices of Paul Giamatti, Marion Cotillard and Detroit’s own J. K. Simmons. Come early; all-ages tea party starts at 1 p.m.! Free admission. (103 min.)

“Beautiful, inventive and satisfying!” –The New York Times


The Detroit Film Theatre is supported by your tri county millage investment. General admission is free for residents of Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties.

The Detroit Film Theatre is generously supported by Buddy's Pizza.

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