Beautiful animation artwork. The story is quite dark and scary in places, so perhaps not suitable for smaller kiddies. There is a strong message for tolerance. Overall, perhaps not one of the most original... Read moreof stories, but there's enough charm and excitement, together with the excellent animation, to keep this adult watching as well.
Kathryn Lasky's popular children's books are the inspiration for this captivating animated feature about Soren, a barn owl kidnapped from his peaceful forest home. His abductors bring him to an orphanage, where he must train to become a soldier. Despite the toil and hardships, Soren makes friends, and together the young birds attempt to escape.
- Sam Neill, Helen Mirren, Hugo Weaving, Anthony LaPaglia, Geoffrey Rush, David Wenham, Ryan Kwanten, Miriam Margolyes, Abbie Cornish, Jim Sturgess, Emily Barclay
- Zack Snyder
- Children & Family , Animal Tales , Book Characters , Ages 8-10 , Animated , Family Animation
- DVD and Blu-ray