Picture from Davie and Golimyr
Overall B+

Inspired by a biblical story, Davie & Golimyr is the tale of a young farmer (voiced by Joshua Leger) who courageously steps up to defend his people when their peaceful land is threatened by a power-hungry giant (voiced by John Schneider). This stop-frame animation comes to life with fantastical characters based on the artwork of James C. Christensen.

Violence B
Sexual Content A
Profanity A
Substance Use A

Talk to your kids about…

Davie and Golimyr

What does the narrator mean when he says, the closer you look the more surprises you find? What surprising discoveries does Davie make about himself and Golimyr?

What causes Davie to lose faith in himself? How is it restored? Are bravery and courage dependent on size? How are the qualities of forgiveness and compassion portrayed in this story?

James C. Christensen is a renowned fantasy artist. Many of his paintings include a fish either floating or flying. Can you find any examples of his trademark in this production? What other interesting things do you notice about this artist’s work? You can see more of his paintings and sculptures here: http://www.jameschristensen.com/