• Released
  • March 25, 2011
  • (Limited NY 3/25)
  • PG , 1 hr 32 min
  • Animated
    Art House/Foreign
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Mia and the Migoo Synopsis
A young girl has a premonition and sets out on a journey to find her father.

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Time Out New York

By Keith Uhlich
Lovingly designed, but dramatically inert.
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58

Portland Oregonian

By Shawn Levy
It's lovely, truly, but so heavy-handed and slipshod that it's probably best enjoyed with the sound off -- an option they're not likely to...
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50

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Where Mia and the Migoo triumphs is in the art department alone, with rich brown charcoal outlines, majestic pastel washes that give depth...
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50

Boxoffice Magazine

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The look is appealing, but the dark third act and heavy themes may alienate family audiences.
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50

New Orleans Times-Picayune

By Mike Scott
A cast of American actors -- including Matthew Modine, Whoopi Goldberg and Wallace Shawn -- were hired to provide recognizable voices for...
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50

Los Angeles Times

By Gary Goldstein
Alternately ambitious and simplistic, lively and bland, the French-produced adventure Mia and the Migoo never fully pinpoints its intended...
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50

The New York Times

By Manohla Dargis
Trying to parse meaning in "Mia" is secondary to its main point, which is its look, created with 500,000 hand-drawn frames. That's...
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50

Village Voice

By Nick Schager
Regrettably, both the condemnation of capitalist avarice and violence and the sanctification of nature and youthful innocence are...
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40

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
Shares a spiritual link to the Japanese works of Hayao Miyazaki but lacks his films' narrative drive and magical overlay.
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25

New York Post

By Kyle Smith
Far too childish to intrigue adults yet too slow and dull for kids.
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Rated PG | For Some peril, brief mild language and thematic elements
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Common Sense Media says OK for kids 6+ Magical realism adventure promotes family, environmentalism.
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