Paul and the Dragon

Paul and the Dragon

We are not sure of the release date for Paul and the Dragon. It was released at the box office on 2008-11-08 so we estimate it was released to DVD in February 2009.

Paul and the Dragon on IMDb Animation

Director: Albert 't Hooft and Paco Vink


Paul & The Dragon is a short animated film about a nine-year old who is diagnosed with cancer. His doctor explains him that the cancer is like a dragon in his body that needs to be faught. As a true hero, Paultje, fights the dragon and wins. The film is for children with cancer and their parents. The movie gives support to the children and their parents in their battle with the disease. The film portrays children with cancer as a heros, whom have to battle an evil dragon that lives inside of them. In this exciting humorous metaphor, children can also learn about what kind of problems and issues can arise when a child has cancer. This visual representation of cancer may also help alleviate the fears a child may have, and help talk about what is going on inside their bodies.