Toys in the Attic: Exclusive Stills
Set in a magical world of toys and knick-knacks stored in the attic of a home in Prague, this award-winning stop-motion animated feature has been called “An animation masterpiece” , and “a diabolically inventive tale that is four parts Toy Story and one part Tim Burton.
Madame Curie (Joan Cusack) – mechanical mouse who builds a plane to help the rescue mission
Teddy (Forest Whitaker) – Train Conductor
Laurent (Marcelo Tubert) – made of clay and is part of the toy family, also helps rescue buttercup
Buttercup (Vivian Schilling) – innocent doll that takes care of the toys and is kidnapped
Sir Handsome (Cary Elwes) – Knight Marionette puppet
The setting for the film was inspired by the cultural and political contrast of the Cold War era and its impact on director Jiri Barta and the Czech Republic. The world of the attic is divided into the land of happy toys in the West and the Land of Evil in the East. The despotic Head of State rules over the Land of Evil with a band of sinister minions, insects and rotted vegetables. When the lovely Buttercup is kidnapped and held prisoner by The Head, it is up to her friends - a teddy bear, a mechanical mouse and marionette puppet to cross the international boundary and attempt their daring rescue.
“Toys in the Attic” is a meticulously crafted visual feast, combining multiple forms of animation into an enchanting and fantastic adventure for the entire family.
Toys in the Attic is in theaters September 7th!