OSCAR® WINNER SEAN CONNERY STARS IN DELIGHTFUL ANIMATED ADVENTURE
GUARDIAN OF THE HIGHLANDS
Connery’s First Ever Animated Voice-Over Role, Co-Starring Alan Cumming,
Rides In On DVD, Digital and On Demand April 8 From Cinedigm and Random Media
Hollywood icon Sean Connery (star of seven James Bond films, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade) stars in the thrilling animated tale set in the breathtaking landscape of the actor’s native Scotland, Guardian Of The Highlands, arriving on DVD, digital and on demand April 8 from Cinedigm and Random Media. The film also stars Emmy® nominee Alan Cumming (Spy Kids, “The Good Wife”).
This hilarious, family-friendly adventure marks Connery’s first voice-over animated role. As Sir Billi, Connery is a respected veterinarian and a skateboard-loving hero who unites the local people to protect the last beaver in Scotland.
Residing in a landscape of unparalleled beauty, breathtaking scenery and hidden secrets, Sir Billi and his hilarious sidekick Gordan the Goat (Cumming) work against evils that threaten the future of the area’s wildlife.
Written by Tessa Hartmann and directed by Sascha Hartmann, Guardian Of The Highlands is set to a soundtrack by Academy Award® nominee Patrick Doyle (Brave, Sense and Sensibility) and includes a theme song voiced by the legendary Shirley Bassey, who also sang the theme songs to two of Connery’s previous films, Goldfinger and Diamonds Are Forever.
When the last beaver in Scotland’s life is in danger, Sir Billi and his animal friends go on a roller coaster adventure in a race to save Bessie Boo the beaver. A raging river, a Russian submarine and an obsessed Animal Control officer threaten to foil Sir Billi’s attempts to save Bessie. But with the help of the whole town, Sir Billi just might save the day and prove that he really is the Guardian of the Highlands.
Street Date: April 8, 2014
Pre-Book: February 25, 2014
Catalog Number: RM3248
Running time: 75 minutes