KARACHI: Pakistan’s 3D-animated feature film ‘The Chronicles of Umro Ayyar’ will be showcased at the 77th Cannes Film Festival, the movie’s producers have said.

The production house, Ingenuity Production, will showcase the feature film online.

Haris Basharat, Ingenuity Production’s CEO, said the film will showcase “the rich storytelling and cinematic prowess emerging from Pakistan”.

Described as an adventure fantasy, the film recounts the thrilling adventures of legendary trickster hero Umro Ayyar as he travels through time and magical realms.

“Umro Ayyar’s journey becomes a testament to the power of forging bonds that transcend racial, gender, class, age, and personality differences,” the statement added.

“We want to put the potential of the Pakistani animation industry on display on the world stage. We’re confident that the film’s stunning visuals and story will captivate audiences worldwide,” Mr Basharat added.

Published in Dawn, May 17th, 2024

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