Orion and the Dark (2024) Netflix Animation Film: Blending Reality, Dreams, and Fantasy

Orion and the Dark is a movie directed by Sean Charmatz. It is written by Charlie Kaufman, and based on the book by Emma Yarlett.

“Orion and the Dark” is an animated film by Dreamworks with fantastic animation and a script tailored for young audiences that is treated with balance, respect, and a great sense of rhythm.

A great film for the little ones to enjoy this Friday.

About the film

“Orion and the Dark” is a movie that blurs the lines between reality, fiction, and imagination. A production by Dreamworks that immerses its young viewers into a world similar to “Inception” (2010), but from a different perspective. However, thanks to a superb script, the film becomes a heartwarming tale, full of tenderness but also delving into deep themes in a respectful and non-frivolous manner.

A film that knows how to play with magic and fantasy at all times. It has a lot of comedy, but it’s not the kind of hilarious or over-the-top comedy that provokes laughter. The film uses smiles as a guide in this story that delves into dreams and nightmares, but without causing fear or extreme emotions.

“Orion and the Dark” is an excellent animated film in every sense, perfect in its production and conception, and without ever being boring, it manages to deliver its message in a simple way in the plot, slow in its development, and explanatory and kind in its story.
Charming supporting characters, attractive protagonist.

A story that unfolds in flashbacks and is endearing from the very beginning.

A delightful animated film.

Where to Watch Orion and the Dark

Netflix

The Cast

Jacob Tremblay
Jacob Tremblay
Angela Bassett
Angela Bassett
Paul Walter Hauser
Paul Walter Hauser
Colin Hanks
Colin Hanks
Orion and the Dark, this Friday on Netflix
Martin Cid
Martin Cid
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