2022 Official Selection, film index

My Father's Dragon

My Father's Dragon

  1. Overview
  2. Fact Sheet

From five-time Academy Award®-nominated animation studio Cartoon Saloon ("The Secret of Kells", "Song of the Sea", "Wolfwalkers") and Academy Award®-nominated director Nora Twomey ("The Breadwinner"), comes a film inspired by the children's book from author Ruth Stiles Gannett.
Struggling to cope after a move to the city with his mother, Elmer runs away in search of Wild Island and a young dragon who waits to be rescued. Elmer's adventures introduce him to ferocious beasts, a mysterious island and the friendship of a lifetime.
The award-winning Mockingbird Pictures serves as production partner.

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: My Father's Dragon

    Directed by: Nora TWOMEY

    Country: Ireland, France

    Running time: 01 h 30 min

  • Technique

    Category: WIP Feature

    Techniques used: 2D computer

    Process: Colour

    Target public: Kids, Family

  • Credits

    Directed by: Nora TWOMEY


    Distribution: NETFLIX ANIMATION

    Based on: My Father's Dragon by Ruth Stiles Gannett