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Category: Animation
All Genres: Animation
Release Year: 2010
Country: UK, France
Runtime: 90
Rating: (0)
Languages: English, French, Gaelic
Director: Sylvain Chomet
Sound: DTS, Dolby Digital

  • Punishment comes one way or another
  • Retribution

  • Writing by: Sylvain Chomet – adaptation
    Jacques Tati – original screenplay

    Produced by: Philippe Carcassonne – executive producer
    Sally Chomet – producer
    Jake Eberts – executive producer
    Jinko Gotoh – co-executive producer
    Bob Last – producer

    Cast: Jean-Claude Donda – The Illusionist / French Cinema Manager (voice)
    Eilidh Rankin – Alice (voice)
    Duncan MacNeil – Additional Voices (voice)
    Raymond Mearns – Additional Voices (voice)
    James T. Muir – Additional Voices (voice)
    Tom Urie – Additional Voices (voice)
    Paul Bandey – Additional Voices (voice)

    Music: Sylvain Chomet
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    Plot Outline:

    A French illusionist finds himself out of work and travels to Scotland, where he meets a young woman. Their ensuing adventure changes both their lives forever.

    Plot: Details the story of a dying breed of stage entertainer whose thunder is being stolen by emerging rock stars. Forced to accept increasingly obscure assignments in fringe theaters, garden parties and bars, he meets a young fan who changes his life forever.

    Crazy Credits: We know about 1 Crazy Credits. One of them reads:
    At the end of the final credits, there's a short bonus scene.

    Trivia: There are 5 entries in the trivia list – like these:

    • The film will be based on an unproduced script by Jacques Tati, and will be starring an animated version of Tati himself.
    • Setting of Tati's original script was Prague, but Sylvain Chomet moved it to Edinburgh, where he lives and has his animation studio.
    • In the original script, the rabbit was a chicken. Sylvain Chomet thought that the chicken wouldn't work, so he changed the chicken into a flesh-eating rabbit.

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