The Illusionist Image
Metascore
82

Universal acclaim - based on 31 Critics

User Score
7.5

Generally favorable reviews- based on 48 Ratings

Summary: The Illusionist is a story about two paths that cross. An outdated, aging magician, forced to wander from country to country, city to city and station to station in search of a stage to perform his act meets a young girl at the start of her life‟s journey. Alice is a teenage girl with all her capacity for childish wonder still intact. She plays at being a woman without realizing the day to stop pretending is fast approaching. She doesn‟t know yet that she loves The Illusionist like she would a father; he already knows that he loves her as he would a daughter. Their destinies will collide, but nothing – not even magic or the power of illusion– can stop the voyage of discovery. (Sony Classic)
Runtime: 80 min
Rating: Rated PG for thematic elements and smoking.
Production: Canal+
Genre: Animation
Countries: UK, France
Languages: English, French, Gaelic
Director Credit
Sylvain Chomet Director
Writer Credit
Jacques Tati Writer
Sylvain Chomet Writer
Principal Cast Credit
Didier Gustin Chanson
Edith Rankin Principal Cast
Frédéric Lebon Chanson
Jean-Claude Donda Principal Cast
Cast Credit
Jil Aigrot Chanson
Tom Urie Voices
Producer Credit
Bob Last Producer
Jake Eberts Executive Producer
Jinko Gotoh Co-Executive Producer
Philippe Carcassonne Executive Producer
Sally Chomet Producer
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