Viva Kids will release the animated adventure THE AMAZING MAURICE in theaters nationwide on February 3, 2023. The film will also make its North American premiere at the 2023 Sundance Film Festival on January 23 at 7:00pm at Redstone Cinema 2 Park City.
A love letter to fables and the art of storytelling, THE AMAZING MAURICE features the voices of Hugh Laurie (“House”), Emilia Clark
Directed by Toby Genkel (A Stork’s Journey) from a script written by Academy Award nominee Terry Rossio (Shrek, Aladdin), THE AMAZING MAURICE is pure fun for audiences of all ages.
Synopsis: Maurice is a sassy, street-smart cat with a sneaky disposition. Together with his band of rats and pied-piper friend, he travels across the countryside, swindling villagers with a staged rat plague. All seems well when the gang sets its sights on a scenic market town, though they quickly realize that something more nefarious is afoot.
The town is already plagued by food-snatching rats, a pair of criminals, and a mysterious boss at the heart of the trouble. Joining forces with resident narrator and the mayor’s daughter Malicia, Maurice and his friends investigate trouble, fight daring battles, and discover the truth of the town’s unfortunate events.