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The Illusionist (L'illusionniste) (2010)

The Illusionist
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Starring
Jean-Claude Donda Jean-Claude Donda
The Illusionist / French Cinema Manager
Duncan MacNeil Duncan MacNeil
Additional Voices
Raymond Mearns Raymond Mearns
Additional Voices
James T. Muir James T. Muir
Additional Voices
Tom Urie Tom Urie
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Paul Bandey Paul Bandey
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Jacques Tati Jacques Tati
Monsieur Hulot


Written by
Sylvain Chomet Sylvain Chomet
adaptation
Jacques Tati Jacques Tati
original screenplay


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7 years ago at Feb 6 0:48
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Beautifully animated but, despite its excellent pedigree, never quite works

Marred by something of a family feud over whether Jacques Tati's semi-autobiographical screenplay (co-written by an uncredited Henri Marquet) that lay forgotten and unfilmed for several decades was inspired by the illegitimate daughter he abandoned or the legitimate one he felt guilty for ignoring and to who... read more

Disappointingly heartless but fantastic animation.

8 years, 11 months ago at Feb 28 0:41
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This is coming from an Englishman but over the years, most foreign animated films don't spring to mind only until awards are coming in especially the top ones (for example: Persepolis, The Triplets Of Belleville (which was also directed by Chomet), Waltz With Bashir and others. I think that could be because some of those are quite adult and do look it when you look at the posters or trailers as we... read more

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8 years, 11 months ago at Mar 13 0:38
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OMG! It's TOO realistic. lol. From the name I thought I would witness a joyful movie but NO, it was very grey and pale!. What drives me crazy that I still not sure wether I like it or not! love it or HATE it!. It leaves a weird feeling at the end!. The music, their moves and the end, all give me the creeps!. When I'm writing this and try to remember my feeling when the movie was playing I don't re... read more
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Description: The Illusionist is one of a dying breed of stage entertainers. With emerging rock stars stealing his thunder in the late 1950s, he is forced to accept increasingly obscure assignments in fringe theatres, at garden parties and in bars and cafés. Then, while performing in a village pub off the west coast of Scotland, he encounters Alice, an innocent young girl, who will change his life forever. Watching his performance for the excited villagers who are celebrating the arrival of electricity on their remote island, Alice is awestruck by his show and believes his tricks are real magic. Though they don’t speak the same language ... (more)
Release date: 16 June 2010
Tags: Animation (19), Drama (12), French (11), 2010 (9), France (8), Magician (8), Magic (7), 2010s (6), Rabbit (4), Tragedy (3), Animated (3), Starving Artist (3), Scottish (3), Illusionist (3), Very Little Dialogue (2), Stage (2), Acrobat (2), Rock 'n' Roll (2), Edinburgh Scotland (2), Advertisement (2)
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apatia de la sociedad con un apartado técnico asombroso pero lenta en narrativa y a veces inclusive estática en esta, con una deutoragonista simplona y aburrida.

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