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The Illusionist

The Illusionist

by Sylvain Chomet

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The simple magic of life

Review: The Illusionist

The simple magic of life

This splendid, poetic and highly moving animated film unveiled at Berlin is a journey in time, backstage at the music hall, to Scotland and into Jacques Tati’s work 

"Taking Tati’s soul and putting it into animation"

Interview: Sylvain Chomet • Director

"Taking Tati’s soul and putting it into animation"

Extracts from the French director’s meeting with the press at the Berlin Film Festival 2010 where The Illusionist was unveiled 





international title: The Illusionist
original title: L'Illusionniste
country: United Kingdom, France
sales agent: Pathé International
year: 2010
directed by: Sylvain Chomet
screenplay: Sylvain Chomet

main awards/selection

Berlinale 2010Berlinale Special
César 2011Meilleur film d'animation

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