Ireland’s oldest film festivla, the Cork Film Festival, has announced that its Family Animation Gala this year is to be an exclusive screening of Big Hero 6, the latest offering from Walt Disney Animation Studios.
The film tells the story of whizkid and robotics expert Hiro Hamada. Having built a massive robotic companion Baymax he teams up with a reluctant team of first-time crime fighters to save his home of San Fransokyo from destruction.
The film features the voices of T.J. Miller, Maya Rudolph, and Jamie Chung.
Big Hero 6 is out in Ireland on January 30th, but before that last year’s smash-hit animation Frozen will be re-released on November 28th.
Inspired by the Marvel comics of the same name, tells the story of robotics prodigy Hiro Hamada, who learns to harness his genius thanks to his brilliant brother Tadashi and their like-minded buddies. When a devastating turn of events catapults them into the midst of a dangerous plot unfolding in the streets of San Fransokyo, Hiro turns to his closest companion—a robot named Baymax—and transforms the group into a band of high-tech heroes determined to solve the mystery.