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SWEDEN: Gordon and Paddy


  • Animated Film
  • Age: 7+
  • Duration: 65 mins.
  • DIR/SCR/PROD: Nick Park
  • Language: In Swedish with English subtitles.

What it is about…

Swedish filmmaker Linda Hambäck creates an engrossing forest world filled with magical creatures in this charming tale of friendship. While on assignment, Police Chief Gordon (voiced by Stellan Skarsgård) meets a timid young mouse (voiced by Melinda Kinnaman). After a recent rash of robberies that everyone assumes were perpetrated by the local fox, Gordon, a frog, invites the nameless mouse to the police station for a good night's sleep. He soon takes her under his wing, naming her Paddy. On the cusp of retirement, Gordon also trains Paddy his protégée, with her studying his every move. When two children go missing, Paddy will have to prove that she's not only ready to step into Gordon's shoes, but that she can do it with her own unique style. Blooming with charm, this wonderful story challenges our perceptions — including what we might expect from a tiny mouse and big, bad fox.  DIR/PROD Linda Hambäck; SCR Jan Vierth, from the books by Ulf Nilsson and Gitte Spee; PROD Lina Jonsson. Sweden, 2017, color. NOT RATED.

FREE SCREENING! Tickets are limited to 4 per reservation and are not a guarantee of admission. You must be seated at least 15 min prior to showtime. Seating is limited so please arrive early. Empty seats will be released to standby line guests.

This free screening of GORDON AND PADDY is presented with the support of the Embassy of Sweden.

 

 

2019-11-10 11:00:00 2019-11-10 12:15:00 America/New_York SWEDEN: Gordon and Paddy European Union Delegation in the US: SWEDEN: Gordon and Paddy AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center, 8633 Colesville Road , Silver Spring European Union Delegation in the US delegation-usa-info@eeas.europa.eu
November 10, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center,
8633 Colesville Road ,
Silver Spring 20910
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