Family audiences can take an imaginative trip to the warm Amazon Rainforest to get away from the chilly weather, as Ainbo: Spirit of the Amazon arrives on DVD, digital download and on demand next week The Peruvian-Dutch family animated feature about a brave Indigenous girl on a quest to save her home arrives November 29 from Shout! Kids, in collaboration with Cinema Management Group.
To celebrate the release, we’ve got an exclusive clip that sees our heroine getting in and out of a bit of a batty misunderstanding high in the trees, with the help of her animal companions.
Synopsis: A world of adventure awaits you in Ainbo: Spirit of The Amazon, the tale of a young girl determined to save her home in the deepest jungle of the rainforest. One day, Ainbo discovers that her homeland is being threatened and realizes that there are other humans in the world besides her people. Using the help of her spirit guides, Dillo the armadillo and Vaca the tapir, she embarks on a journey to seek help from the most powerful Mother Spirit of the Amazon, Turtle Motelo Mama.
As she fights to save her paradise against the greed and exploitation of illegal gold mining, she struggles to reverse the destruction and the impending evil of the Yacaruna, the darkest demon that lives in the Amazon. Guided by her mother’s spirit, Ainbo resolves to save her land and her people before it’s too late!
Directed by award-winning filmmaker José Zelada (Kayara, Searching for Hearts) and Richard Claus (The Little Vampire and The Thief Lord), the Tunche Films (Lima) and Cool Beans (Amsterdam) co-pro features the voices of Lola Raie (Cheaper by the Dozen), Naomi Serrano (New Amsterdam), Dino Andrade (Batman: Arkham Asylum), Joe Hernandez (Transformers: War for Cybertron Trilogy), Alejandra Gollas (Quinceañera), Bernardo De Paula (Carmen Sandiego), Thom Hoffman (Black Book), Yeni Alvarez (Pinocchio), Susana Ballesteros (The House of Flowers), Rene Mujica (Elena of Avalor) and Gerardo Prat (The Barrier).