Mermaids on Mars
SATURDAY, SEGMENT 3 at 12:35 pm
Water on Mars is big news these days, but a young boy discovered that water existed there long ago. Follow Julian on his adventure through outer space where he meets the wondrous mermaids of Mars.
Julian’s Father Gilbert, once a famous scientist, is now the brunt of ridicule for insisting he has previously met the mermaids and that they were in dire need of Earth’s help. Julian, who has never once doubted his father finds himself one fateful night sucked through a magical ocean portal where he meets the super powerful mermaids. The mermaids explain to Julian that the last of their water and their very livelihood is being threatened by the evil Martian. Will Julian be able to save the mermaids and their precious water? Or will the Martians evil plan prevail? Find out in this beautifully rendered stop-motion film.
The film is animated with live-action bookends similar to James and the Giant Peach. Much of the crew have worked on stop-motion hits like Nightmare Before Christmas, James and the Giant Peach, The Corpse Bride and Coraline.