• 2012
  • US
  • 100 min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Mark Andrews, Brenda Chapman
  • Cast: Kelly Macdonald, Billy Connolly, Emma Thompson
  • UK release: 3 August 2012
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A rebellious Scottish princess defies her mother's marriage plans and unleashes a curse on her fairytale kingdom, then must complete a number of challenges in order to lift it. The kick-ass tomboyishness of Merida and luscious landscapes make up for a wavering story.

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Performance times

Maryhill Burgh Halls, Glasgow (0.0 miles)

10–24 Gairbraid Avenue, Glasgow, G20 8YE
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Sat 25 Mar


With finger puppet-making workshop. Part of Puppet Animation Festival.

North Edinburgh Arts Centre (0.0 miles)

15a Pennywell Court, Edinburgh, EH4 4TZ
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Tue 11 Apr


Part of Puppet Animation Festival.


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26 Jun 20123 stars

Beautifully realised Scottish-set animation from Pixar, featuring Kelly Macdonald and Emma Thompson

Historians might chafe at the vague approximation of medieval clan politics, and linguists query the anachronistic slang, but on the whole you’d have to be a paranoid curmudgeon indeed to take offence at this much-vaunted trip to Scotland by Pixar…

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