Shout! Factory, The Film Collective, Dada Films, and Brainstorm Media will partner on the launch of EuropaCorp’s animated film Jack And The Cuckoo-Clock Heart.

Virginie Besson-Silla and Luc Besson’s EuropaCorp produced the French film, which will open day-and-date in theatres and on VOD on September 24.

Shout! Factory has brought on The Film Collective and Dada Films to handle theatrical distribution and Brainstorm Media for VOD.

Mathias Malzieu co-directed the film with Stéphane Berla from Malzieu’s novel and album by his band Dionysos.

Jack And The Cuckoo-Clock Heart is a story of love and acceptance of others set in a time of invention and adventure.

The English voice cast features Orlando Seale, Samantha Barks, Harry Sadeghi, Stéphane Cornicard, Sophia Ellis, Jessie Buckley, Barbara Scaff, Michelle Fairley and Richard Riddings.  

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