Director: Jan Bubenicek, Denisa Grimmova
Writer: Jeffrey Hylton, Richard Malatinsky, Alice Nellis (Screenplay)
Plot: A film about two mortal enemies – a little Mouse and a Fox, who after an unfortunate accident, meet in animal heaven. They lose their natural instincts and become best friends. Their wish to stay together after they return to earth comes true, but they are reborn into opposite roles. Thanks to the power of friendship they can even overcome what seems to be impossible.
Runtime: 1 Hour 20 Minutes
There may be spoilers in the rest of the review
Story: Even Mice Belong in Heaven starts as we meet the nervous little mouse Whizzy who wants to prove her friends wrong by showing she is fearless by approaching the deadly fox living in the nearby garden.
When something goes wrong with the plan, Whizzy finds herself in heaven, with other animals of every species, who can’t each other. Whizzy wants to go back to her family, but learns she can’t go back, so instead looks to find her father and is joined by an unlikely friend, White Belly, the fox she believes ate her, only to learn they both died in the same incident and look to travel heaven together in search of Whizzy’s father.
Thoughts on Even Mice Belong in Heaven
Thoughts – Even Mice Belong in Heaven is an animated adventure following a young mouse that must travel through her vision of heaven in search of a family, so she doesn’t have to spend eternity alone. She is joined by a fox, her mortal enemy in her life, as the two find themselves lost in the afterlife, learning they should have put their difference apart a long time ago. This is a story that will deal with death in a strange way, pushing for the idea of an afterlife that will give people or in this case, animals a chance to redeem themselves, creating a place where memories will keep them together. The animation style is wonderful to watching, showing the charm and creation of each different animal, getting the definite structure to make them stay unique in this world.
Signature Entertainment presents Even Mice Belong in Heaven at Cinemas Nationwide 1st October
Final Thoughts – Even Mice Belong in Heaven is a delightful family film, filled with heart, soul and learning about life.