Arjun - The Warrior Prince
“A visually rich film with an epic sweep... a step forward for Indian animation” — Anupama Chopra, HINDUSTAN TIMES
“Jaw-dropping, awe-inspiring, delicious-looking” — Priyanka Ketkar, KOIMOI.com
“Fast and exciting” — Rachel Saltz, NEW YORK TIMES
Legend knows him as an archer of unwavering focus, the soldier who fought a battle in his own heart before taking up arms against his enemy. This is the untold story of Arjun, hero of the Mahabharata. A precocious talent, plunged from boyhood and innocence into a murky world of deceit and betrayal, coming of age to become the most powerful warrior of his time. From the dusty plains of Hastinapur to the icy peaks of the Himalayas, ARJUN – THE WARRIOR PRINCE is the story of a man discovering what it takes to be a hero.
Fantasia is proud to host the Canadian premiere of ARJUN – THE WARRIOR PRINCE, a co-production between Walt Disney Pictures and India’s UTV Motion Pictures, and a major moment in modern, international animated cinema. Paradoxically, this bold step forward is in fact a look back. India’s animation industry has exploded in the last decade, drawing on the rich visual and narrative treasures of Hindu mythology, but the focus has been entirely on computer-generated 3D-animation works. ARJUN – THE WARRIOR PRINCE, however, revisits a the classical, 2D animation style — and the excellent technical and artistic standards! — that its godparent, Walt Disney Pictures, is world renowned for. And of course, Bollywood plus Disney can only equal… great songs! Be among the first in the country to feast your eyes and ears on the mythic splendour, musical delights and thrilling adventures of ARJUN – THE WARRIOR PRINCE!