The Illusionist


Genres: Animation

Review: The Illusionist

What our critics thought of The Illusionist

Christy Lemire
Beautifully detailed and achingly sweet in just the smallest gestures.

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Ignatiy Vishnevetsky
A gorgeously animated film.

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What our critics are saying online

The Illusionist
"The Illusionist" represents the magically melancholy final act of Jacques Tati’s career. Tati, of course, was the tall Frenchman, bowing from the waist, pipe in mouth, often wearing a trench coat, pants too short, always the center of befuddlements. If you’ve seen "Mr. Hulot’s Holiday" you know who he was, and if you haven’t, it belongs on your must-see list. …Read Full Review
Roger Ebert - Chicago Sun-Times - 01/12/2011