epic coming-of-age adventure
animation movie for all the family tells
the legendary tale of Bigfoot as you
have never seen it before from the
perspective of a young teenager
whose scientist father disappeared
while working on a secret project
and is presumed dead, but when he
discovers his father is still alive he
learns that he is The Son of Bigfoot...
LED TO BELIEVE HIS FATHER HAS DIED, thirteen-year-old Adam (voice of Pappy
Faulkner) mourns his loss and is close to his mother Shelly (voice of Marieve
Something of an outsider, he is picked on at school by bullies when he
comes home with chewing gum in his hair his mother cuts it out. However, Adam
is shocked to find that his hair grows back again overnight… and suddenly his
feet start growing too!
movie that mixes
and drama well,
The Son Of Bigfoot
is incredibly funny,
touching and highly
he stands up to the bullies Adam is suspended from school, with Principal Jones
(voice of Joey Camen) describings him as "mid-level acquaintance deficiency"
in other words, no friends. Adam is also blamed for being in front of
the bullies and told that "a fist can't punch without a face to receive it".
No sympathy there, then!
results in a terrific chase by the bullies in a children's recreation area,
through hazardous swings and climbing frames but eventually Adam escapes and
heads for home.
While there on his own he discovers a box hidden in the central heating duct,
filled with letters from his father and, as there are some that have been written
recently, Adam confronts his mother, who tells him she only told him his father
was no longer alive in order to protect him; but a distressed Adam runs away
to the area his father had sent the letters from the forest.
Once there Adam has an accident and the scientist has to save him, which is
when he discovers that his father is none other than Bigfoot (voice of Christopher
In the forest Adam bonds with his father and discovers that his father has superpowers,
including being able to talk with the birds and animals. Before long, Adam realises
that he, too, has similar gifts.
Unfortunately for his father, he has been seen by a truck driver who recorded
him on a dash-cam as he raced to save Adam; and Adam has been tracked to the
forest by henchmen from the research and development lab at HairCo, the giant
corporation trying to bring his father back to be an experimental "lab rat"
and extract the secret of his luxuriant hair growth and use the results to develop
a money-making cure for bald people.
To make matters worse, the owner of HairCo has kidnapped Adam's mother Shelly
and things look bleak as he and his men are closing in on Bigfoot…
The Son Of Bigfoot is the latest film to come from Belgian-American animation
studio nWave Pictures, that has produced a number of modern family classics
including Robinson Crusoe (2016), The House of Magic (2013) and
A Turtle's Tale: Sammy's Adventures (2010), to date collectively selling
over one million copies.
A clever, sophisticated animation movie that mixes comedy and drama well, The
Son Of Bigfoot is incredibly funny, cute, touching and highly watchable
as there is an open invitation to "meet the wildest family around".
The Son of Bigfoot also features: Michael Sorich as the voice of Wilbur;
Joe Thomas as the voice of Steve; Laila Bercinos as the voice of Weecha; and
Sandy Fox as the voice of Tina. Other voices include those of: Bob Barlen, Cinda
Adams, Cal Brunker, David Epstein; and Joe Ochman.
Music is by Puggy; Cinematography is by Jeremy Degruson and Ben Stassen; Written
by Bob Barlen and Cal Brucker; Producers are: Gina Gallo, Mimi Maynard, Domonic
Paris, Ben Stassen, Caroline Van Iseghem and Steve Waterman; Directed by Jeremy
Degruson and Ben Stassen.
The Son Of Bigfoot is available on DVD and Digital Download in the UK
from 20 November 2017. Certificate: PG | Running Time: 88 Minutes Approximately.