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The City of Lost Children (La cité des enfants perdus) (1995)

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Judith Vittet Judith Vittet
Miette
Dominique Pinon Dominique Pinon
le scaphandrier / les clones
Geneviève Brunet Geneviève Brunet
la Pieuvre
Odile Mallet Odile Mallet
la Pieuvre
Mireille Mossé Mireille Mossé
Mademoiselle Bismuth


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A good movie

11 months, 1 week ago at Aug 19 11:25
I remember very well when this movie came out in France. Indeed, before its release, there was quite some buzz. Since 'Delicatessen', the previous movie directed by Caro & Jeunet turned out to be a huge cult-classic in my home country, the expectations were really high concerning their follow-up, especially since it was the most expensive French movie ever made at the time if I recall it corre... read more
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The evil Krank and his henchmen have been made by a mad scientist. Krank's problem is that he is tormented by his inability to dream. He finds it necessary to try to steal the dreams of children, but since they fear him, he only gets their nightmares. When a circus strongman's little brother is kidnapped, the strongman (One) tracks him down and, with the help of some other eccentric characters, tries to put an end to the evil reign of Krank and his Cyclops army
Release date: 15 December 1995
UPC: 043396400191
Tags: French (16), Fantasy (15), 1995 (10), Foreign (10), Drama (9), Adventure (8), Surrealism (8), 1990s (7), Steampunk (6), Science Fiction (5), Sci-fi (5), Dark (5), France (5), Comedy (4), Dystopia (4), Neo Noir (4), Alternative Reality (3), Germany (3), Spain (3), (2)
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A good movie

“I remember very well when this movie came out in France. Indeed, before its release, there was quite some buzz. Since 'Delicatessen', the previous movie directed by Caro & Jeunet turned out to be a huge cult-classic in my home country, the expectations were really high concerning their follow-up, especially since it was the most expensive French movie ever made at the time if I recall it correctly. Anyway, I even went to see in the movie theater when it was released but, to be honest, I actually ended up with some mixed feelings about the damned thing. Sure, it was visually impressive, no doubt at about it, but there was something that slightly bothered me with this tale.  I mean, it was  fairly entertaining but, somehow, I had a rather hard time to care for these characters and what” read more

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" The Ups: One of my favorite fantasy movies and one of the most magical. The movie stole my heart when I saw it the first time and I still find it captivating with great ideas, beautiful images and absurd characters. Marianne Faithful's song at the end is the final drop that makes this one of my favorite French movies in the genre. It also is not afraid of blending darkness with strange humor. The Downs: That there is not a follow-up story coming soon. I would love to see more from this unive"


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