Nanoplex Presents The Illusionist
Sun 17 October 2010 // 14:00
(Sunday 17th / 2pm / £2 / suitable for ages 5+)
(Sylvain Chomet / France + UK / 85 minutes / cert PG)
From the director of Belleville Rendez-Vous, this acclaimed animated feature is a reworking of an unfilmed script by Jacques Tati. Chomet tells a warm and nostalgic story of a lonely ageing slight-of-hand magician who takes his outdated stage act from Paris to the Hebrides and adopts a local lass named Alice. She believes in his magic and moves with him when he leaves to try his luck in Edinburgh...