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Tales of the Night (2011)

07/20/2011 (FR) FantasyAnimation 1h 24m
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Tales of the Night is renowned animation auteur Michel Ocelot (Kirikou and the Sorceress, Azur & Asmar)'s first foray into 3D animation. A hit at the Berlin Film Festival, the film extends the earlier shadow puppet style of Ocelot’s Princes and Princesses, with black silhouetted characters set off against exquisitely detailed Day-Glo backgrounds bursting with color and kaleidoscopic patterns – the subtle use of 3D creating a diorama-like effect. The film weaves together six exotic fables each unfolding in a unique locale, from Tibet, to medieval Europe, an Aztec kingdom, the African plains, and even the Land of the Dead. In Ocelot’s storytelling, history blends with fairytale as viewers are whisked off to enchanted lands full of dragons, werewolves, captive princesses, sorcerers, and enormous talking bees - and each fable ends with its own ironic twist.

  1. Michel Ocelot

    Director, Screenplay, Writer

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  1. Yves Barsacq

    Yves Barsacq

    Téo / Le sorcier (Voice)

  2. Olivier Claverie

    Olivier Claverie

    Le grand berger / Le roi des morts / Le roi du Tibet (Voice)

  3. Marine Griset

    Marine Griset

    La fille / Les héroïnes (voice)

  4. Julien Béramis

    Julien Béramis

    Le garçon / Les héros (voice)

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Tales of the Night
Tales of the Night

Original Title Les Contes de la nuit

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Original Language French

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