Azur & Asmar

Director(s): Michel Ocelot
Country: France
Language: Dubbed in English
Animation | 2006 | 99 min
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Recommended for ages All (Parental Guidance: Some violence, some tense moments)

Blonde, blue-eyed, white-skinned Azur and black-haired, brown-eyed, dark-skinned Asmar are lovingly raised as brothers by Asmar’s gentle mother, who tells them magical stories of her faraway homeland and of the beautiful, imprisoned Djinn Fairy. The boys are separated by Azur’s brutal father and do not meet again until they are young adults. Grown-up Azur, now a blind beggar, and Asmar, a dashing horseman, are reunited as adversaries on a dangerous quest to find and free the Djinn Fairy.

Official Website: http://www.michelocelot.fr/
Awards
Munich Film Festival, Kids Audience Award (2007)

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