Blending elements of nature and magic to great effect, the alchemists behind Abominable have succeeded admirable. Stunning to look at, the film features an underlining message about the wonders of nature and their need to be respected and taken care of. It also teaches about the virtues of family and not isolating yourself from the people around you.
Yi (Chloe Bennet) is a young girl in recovery. She has recently lost her father and buries herself in work. She wants to earn enough money to follow her late father’s dreams of travel. Through circumstance she comes in contact with a Yeti, who is on the run after escaping from a mysterious company, who have unclear plans for this loveable animal.
Yi and her friends Jin (Tenzing Norgay Trainor) and Peng (Albert Tsai) hit the road together with Everest, the name they give the Yeti after finding out that the world’s tallest peak is his home. As they escape the clutches of Everest’s captors, they are exposed to his magic and learn to share his love for nature.
The life lessons are delivered with a subtle touch and this keeps things from becoming too prosaic. Its entertainment component is accentuated. Abominable is beautiful to look at and charming in execution and should provide a wonderful experience for every member of the family.