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Daisy Ridley’s new film debuts with a 100% Rotten Tomatoes rating

by Stewart Cole

The inventorthe new film starring Daisy Ridley and Stephen Fry debuted with a 100% rating in Rotten tomatoes.

The animation tells the story of Leonardo da Vinci (Fry), who leaves his native Italy for France with the aim of bringing his inventions to life.

On his journey of discovery, he meets the “daring” princess Margaret (Ridley), with the pair trying to answer the eternal question: “what is the meaning of life?”

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The film, written and directed by Jim Capobianco, also stars Matt Berry and Marion Cotillard and has been receiving rave reviews ahead of its US release later this week (September 15).

The film boasts a 100% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes from its early reviews, and you can read a selection below:

Cultivated Vultures

“A story like this is truly timeless and inspiring enough for creative people to revisit.”

Screen Zealots

“An adorable (and intellectual) stop-motion animated film that will appeal to adults and children with a more sophisticated worldview.”

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Mom’s geek

“It takes viewers on an entertaining journey following the life and struggles of one of history’s most influential men.”

Creepy reviews

“An excellent introduction to the original Renaissance man for children and a thoughtful examination of the limitations placed on his genius by self-serving patrons for adults.”

Movie Nation

“A musically animated gem about Leonardo Da Vinci’s final years, it’s certainly the most beautiful animated film of the year so far.”

Common sense media

The inventor succeeds in showing how da Vinci’s imagination fueled innovation on many fronts and inspires viewers to dream big.”

The inventor is scheduled for release in the US on September 15th. currently no news on a UK release date.


Journalist, Digital Spy George is a freelance writer specializing in film and television. After graduating with a degree in Film Studies and Journalism from De Montfort University, where he analyzed Richard Linklater’s early works for his thesis, he wrote for several websites for GRV Media. His movie tastes vary from blockbusters like Mission impossible and John Wick to international directors such as Paolo Sorrentino and Hirokazu Kore-eda, and has attended both the London and Berlin film festivals.

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