Pete's Dragon PG

A young boy riding on the back of a flying dragon with one arm raised toward the sky
11 April
Arc Cinema
$10 / Free under 4 years
Dir: David Lowery, PG, United States, 2016, 103mins, DCP,

After a tragic accident, young boy Pete (Oakes Fegley) is rescued by a friendly dragon he names Elliot (voiced by John Kassir) and raised in the forest.

Once Pete is discovered by caring forest ranger Grace (Bryce Dallas Howard), the existence of Elliot is soon revealed to the entire town. Believing the dragon to be dangerous, a group of hunters led by Gavin (Karl Urban) decide to capture Elliot, no matter the consequences.

Finding himself torn between the life he had with Elliot and his new friends, Pete must save the dragon and find his place in the world.

‘Thanks to director David Lowery's humanising magic, this tale of an orphan boy and a dragon is that rare family film you really can take to heart’ – Rolling Stone

This film is part of our April School Holiday Program - Films, Sharing the Archive Workshop.



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