In the small gold mining town of Diggington, the big day has come. Mungo Morrison is finally of age to visit the mine. Naturally, as a mole, he is expected to become a miner, like his father. But Mungo has big dreams to be a star soccer player instead. With the help of a couple of hilarious friends, and the drive to be the best, Mungo must put his talents to work to save his town from the grips of a greedy mobster cat, known as ‘The Boss.’ Strike is brimming with charm and slapstick humour. This delightful stop-motion animation reminds us of the importance of dreaming big and playing to our strengths. With intricate handmade sets, this cleverly written comedy will entertain both the eldest and youngest in the family. It makes the all important case for reaching beyond your ‘station’ in life. GO MUNGO GO!
Themes: sports, family, friendship, childhood, working class
Advisory: A parent dies unexpectedly in an accident.
Feature film recommended for ages 6+