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L'ILLUSIONNISTE (2010)

L'ILLUSIONNISTE <span>(2010)</span> artwork

L'ILLUSIONNISTE (2010)

Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 78

Release dates 20/08/2010

BBFCInsight Contains a scene of aborted suicide and images of smoking

Genre(s) Animation

Director(s) Sylvain Chomet

Cast includes Jean Claude Donda (voice), Edith Pankin (voice)

Cut All known versions of this work passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 10/08/2010

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

L'ILLUSIONNISTE (THE ILLUSIONIST) is an animated film set in 1959 about a struggling magician who finds that his act is no longer considered fashionable in a rapidly changing world.

Suicide

In one sequence a character is seen standing on a chair in his hotel room with his head in a noose intending to commit suicide. However, he is interrupted and decides not to go through with it, instead finding a renewed zest for life.

Smoking

There are frequent scenes of adult characters smoking, as was common in the period in which the film is set.

Details

Title
L'ILLUSIONNISTE
Also known as
THE ILLUSIONIST - AUDIO DESCRIPTION,THE ILLUSIONIST
Year
2010
Formats
DVD, Cinema
Distributor(s)
Pathe Productions LTD
Classified date(s)
22/07/2011
Main language
English
Other languages
German
BBFC reference
AZF269328

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