El Arca — the Argentinian Noah’s Ark

Matt Page at the Bible Films Blog has linked to my earlier post on animated Noah’s Ark movies that went into development in the last ten years — none of which have actually been produced yet — and Christopher Heard has posted a comment there noting that a full-length animated movie called El Arca, produced by the Patagonik Film Group, was released in Argentina just this past summer. Several video clips are available at YouTube, including the trailer below. I don’t speak the language, but based on the visuals — and the use of ‘I Will Survive‘ on the soundtrack — I’d say this movie’s sensibility is closer to DreamWorks than Disney:

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About Peter T. Chattaway

Peter T. Chattaway was the regular film critic for BC Christian News from 1992 to 2011. In addition to his film column, which won multiple awards from the Evangelical Press Association, the Canadian Church Press and the Fellowship of Christian Newspapers, his news and opinion pieces have appeared in such publications as Books & Culture, Christianity Today, Bible Review and the Vancouver Sun. He also contributed essays to the books Re-Viewing The Passion: Mel Gibson’s Film and Its Critics (Palgrave Macmillan, 2004) and Scandalizing Jesus?: Kazantzakis’s The Last Temptation of Christ Fifty Years on (Continuum, 2005).


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