Netflix has debuted the trailer for the upcoming animation ‘My Father’s Dragon’ which premiere’s at the BFI London Film Festival on October 8th.

From five-time Academy Award®-nominated animation studio Cartoon Saloon (The Secret of KellsSong of the SeaWolfwalkers) and Academy Award®-nominated director Nora Twomey (The Breadwinner), comes an exquisite film inspired by the Newbery-honored children’s book from author Ruth Stiles Gannett. Struggling to cope after a move to the city with his mother, Elmer runs away in search of Wild Island and a young dragon who waits to be rescued. Elmer’s adventures introduce him to ferocious beasts, a mysterious island and the friendship of a lifetime.

The film features the vocal talent of Jacob Tremblay, Gaten Matarazzo, Golshifteh Farahani, Dianne Wiest, Rita Moreno, Chris O’Dowd, Judy Greer, Alan Cumming, Yara Shahidi, Jackie Earle Haley, Mary Kay Place, Leighton Meester, Spence Moore II, Adam Brody, Charlyne Yi, Maggie Lincoln, Jack Smith, Whoopi Goldberg, Ian McShane.

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The animation has its world premiere at the BFI London Film Festival on the 8th of October and will launch on the streamer on November 11th.