A misunderstood boy who can speak with the dead, takes on ghosts, zombies and grown-ups to save his town from a centuries-old curse. —IMDb
Sam Fell is a British film director, screenwriter, voice actor and animator.
Sam started his career as director on the short film The Big Cheese for 3 Peach Animation. He then joined Aardman and worked on projects like Pop, Peter Lord’s Oscar-nominated short film Wat’s Pig, as well was Rex the Runt, before directing 2002 project Chump.
In 2006 he directed the Aardman/DreamWorks’s feature film Flushed Away, in which he also provided the voices for the characters Liam, the Prophet, Ladykiller and Fanseller.
In 2007 he went on to direct The Tale of Despereaux for Universal Pictures, and also provided the voices of the characters Ned and Smudge.
Fell is currently at Laika directing ParaNorman set to release in 2012. —Wikipedia
The stop-motion animation was pretty good, it has creative and dark visuals, a subtle but effective use of black comedy and it also makes ocasional tributes to classic horror films. Surprisingly not a 100% kid friendly movie. My biggest problem is that, although Norman was likable, most of the other characters are pretty bland. Its worth watching but I definetly think it the plot and characters could had been better
Chissà quanti Norman hanno dovuto sopportare i giochi di parole sul loro nome collegato al paranormale. Rende giustizia a tutti il protagonista di questa pellicola, un ragazzo che deve tirare avanti… read review