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Edison & Leo (2008)

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A genius inventor's world threatens to fly apart at the seams. His son, who has electricity crackling through his veins due to an accident in his father's laboratory, discovers the truth about his father's past.

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Leo (voice)
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Zella (voice)
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Captain Samuel Edison (voice)
Scott McNeil ...
Batchelor (voice) (as Scott Mcneil)
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Toni / Nirena (voice)
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Faraday (voice)
Venus Terzo ...
Lotte (voice)
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Young Leo (voice)
Aidan Drummond ...
Young Faraday (voice) (as Aiden Drummond)
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Ute (voice)
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Helka (voice)
Brian Drummond ...
Braken-Carl (voice)
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Robot Children (voice)
Colin Murdock ...
Gokul (voice)
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A genius inventor's world threatens to fly apart at the seams. His son, who has electricity crackling through his veins due to an accident in his father's laboratory, discovers the truth about his father's past.

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On The Beautiful Blue Danube
Composed by Johann Strauß (as J. Strauss Jr.)
Arranged by Jim Long
Published by Just Classics
Courtesy of Crucial Music
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Cute and bizarre
11 July 2009 | by (canada) – See all my reviews

I just saw this little gem in our local independent theatre in Saskatoon, and I can now understand why the film wasn't rated. I'm not sure how one could actually categorize a claymation film that includes the odd beheading and other somewhat lurid or sexual moments. Edison and Leo is about a somewhat mad inventor who creates a great deal of trouble for his family when he allows his lust for scientific knowledge to overtake common decency or morality. It mixes dark humor with themes of love and loss, mysticism vs. science, good and evil, all portrayed by stop-motion clay characters that reminded me of the old Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer Christmas special--rough around the edges, but disarmingly fun to watch. I don't know who I'd recommend this movie to. It's a bit bloody for kids (even though I found the violence comical, since it's clay), and the animation would be too 'primitive' for most Pixar-dazzled audiences, but if you enjoy off-beat, original fare, it won't be the worst thing you've ever seen.


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