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The Illusionist

Sun 17 October 2010 // 19:00

(Sun 17th @ 7pm, Mon 18th @ 9pm, Tues, Weds 20th @ 8pm / £4/3/2 TTT)
(Sylvain Chomet / France + UK / 85 minutes / cert PG)

From the director of Bellville 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 Chomet tells a warm and nostalgic story of a lonely ageing slight-of-hand magician who takes his outdated stage act from Paris to the Hebrides and adopts a local lass named Alice.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...