L'illusionniste
  • Director(s)

    Sylvain Chomet

  • Production Year

    2010

  • Release date

    20/08/2010

  • Genre(s)

    Animation, Animation

  • Approx. running minutes

    80m

  • Cast

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

Film

L'illusionniste

Contains a scene of aborted suicide and images of smoking
  • Director(s)

    Sylvain Chomet

  • Production Year

    2010

  • Release date

    20/08/2010

  • Genre(s)

    Animation, Animation

  • Approx. running minutes

    80m

  • Cast

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

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.

  • Classified date

    26/05/2010

  • BBFC reference

    AFF269328

  • Language

    English