The Illusionist

Directed by Sylvain Chomet
Adapted by Sylvain Chomet from a script by Jacques Tati

Nominated for the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature Film 2011
Winner of French C├ęsar Award for Best Animation 2011
2011 Academy Award nomination for Best Animated Feature (Sylvain Chomet)

As Music Hall in Paris breathes its last, a dying breed of stage entertainer leaves for Scotland performing at garden parties and in bars. On the island of Mull he meets a young fan who believes his tricks are nothing less than true magic power. She stows away to join him in Edinburgh where they change each other's life for ever.

Produced by Bob Last

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  • Music - Sylvain Chomet
  • Music Producer - Terry Davies
  • Orchestrator and Conductor - Terry Davies
  • Orchestral Leader - Sonia Slany
  • Orchestral Contractor - Isobel Griffiths
  • Music Editors - Andy Glen and Robin Morrison
  • Music Preparation - Colin Rae
  • Recorded between April 2007 and July 2009 at Angel Studios and Air Lyndhurst Studios
  • Art Direction - Bjarne Hansen
  • The film was premiered at the Berlin Film Festival on February 16th, 2010.
  • UK premiere at the Edinburgh Film Festival on June 16th, 2010.
  • UK release August 20th 2010
  • On release in France
  • US release Dec 25th 2010
5 film clips on this page:-
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The Illusionist - illustration 6

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