New Beatles-inspired image from Aardman’s highly anticipated big screen debut of Shaun The Sheep…
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“Shaun is a bright little sheep who works, along with his flock, for a short-sighted farmer at Mossy Bottom Farm, under the supervision of Bitzer, a controlling but well-meaning and ineffectual sheepdog. Life is generally good, but one day Shaun wakes up and feels he’s living a life of drudgery.
He makes plans to get a day off, which initially involves putting the farmer to sleep. But his plans are all too successful, and events rapidly escalate out of control. One thing leads to another, and the whole flock suddenly find themselves away from the farm for the first time – and in the big city.
But how will the sheep survive? Can they avoid being recognised as sheep, and thus avoid the clutches of the fearsome animal catcher Trumper? In the course of an action-packed day, they all experience a host of wild, funny adventures. And Shaun meets a little orphan dog named Slip – who longs for parents and who makes Shaun realise he’d be happier with his family flock, back on the farm.”
SHAUN THE SHEEP: THE MOVIE is released in Irish cinemas February 6th 2015