Donald is a different kindofsuperhero. In his real life he issick. Butthe15-year-old has an outstandingtalenttoanimatewithpen and ink a darkworld in which an invinciblesuperherobattles a deadlynemesis and his sexy sidekick. Butwhile Donald’s cartoonheroisunbreakable and unableto love, he himselfisutterlybreakable and boundfor love.
In a rollercoasterride he learnsof life through his unorthodox psychologist Adrian King, discovers love withtherebelliousShelly and makespeacewith his parentswhile his time isrunning out. And so, ontheedgeofthe Irish Sea and ontheedgeof life, Donald findshimself in theheartof love: an ordinarysuperherowhoprovestheimportantthingit’s not howyouleavethis life buthowyou live it. Withits innovative mix of live action and animation, thismovietells a blisteringly modern love storythatistender, comic and truthful. Directedby Ian FitzGibbon (“Perrier’s Bounty”), this English languagefeatureisbasedonthehomonymousnovelbyinternationallyacclaimedauthor Anthony McCarten, who also wrotethescreenplay. Itstars Andy Serkis (“Riseofthe Planet oftheApes”, “The Lord ofthe Rings”, “The Hobbit”) Thomas Brodie-Sangster (“Love Actually”, “Nowhere Boy”, “Bright Star”), Jessica Schwarz (“Perfume”, “Buddenbrooks”, “TheDoor”), amongothers.
Thisuniquesoundtrack from themovieprovidesmanymusicalfacets, emotional songslike “For You” and “To The Boy” anddynamictitles, such as “XXX” and “ThisIsHow I Feel”. Thisis a perfectdocumentationof Donald’s emotional rollercoasterride. Thealbumisframedbythe score of film composer Marius Ruhland.