032: L’Illusioniste (2010)

This is Sylvian Chomet’s adaptation of an untouched screenplay from the king of French slapstick and raincoat aficionado Jacques ‘Mr Hulot’ Tati. Even without his screen presence, this dialogue-less animation is a tale of an old French gentleman’s wit’s end attempt to adapt to the modern world through a kinship with a young Scottish heroine. More charm than an overrated Adam Ant song, with a big open heart to boot, it’s a touching small film and porn for any stop-motion sticklers.

THE GOOD: Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful.

THE BAD: Really needs a big screen and a whole bunch of patience.


IMDb it.

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