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Les contes de la nuit (2011)

Not Rated | | Animation, Fantasy | 20 July 2011 (France)
Tales of the Night weaves together six exotic fables each unfolding in a unique locale, from Tibet, to medieval Europe, to the Land of the Dead. From the imagination of internationally renowned animator Michel Ocelot.

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Julien Béramis ...
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Michel Elias ...
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Olivier Claverie ...
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Yves Barsacq ...
Théo (voice)
Legrand Bemba-Debert ...
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Fabrice Daudet Grazaï ...
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Gérard Diby ...
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Tales of the Night weaves together six exotic fables each unfolding in a unique locale, from Tibet, to medieval Europe, to the Land of the Dead. From the imagination of internationally renowned animator Michel Ocelot.

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Animation | Fantasy

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20 July 2011 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Los cuentos de la noche  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$7,154 (USA) (30 September 2012)

Gross:

$10,975 (USA) (30 September 2012)
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Edited from Dragons et princesses: Garçon tam-tam (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

Sababou
music by Fabrice Daudet Grazaï, lyrics by Fatoumata Diawara
Interpreted by Fatoumata Diawara
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Boring and a little sexist
17 February 2014 | by (Saint Paul, MN) – See all my reviews

From the director of Kirikou and the Sorceress, this animated film, done in a CGI shadow puppet style, is about a brother and sister who, along with an elderly man they know, concoct movie scenarios. Six different fairy tale scenarios are illustrated. I've never actually seen any of the Kirikou films, but I've heard good things. This film doesn't inspire me to check anything else by Ocelot out. The visuals are quite gorgeous, don't get me wrong, but the screen writing is flat, boring and downright regressive. Five of the six stories have the boy as the hero saving the girl, who is a damsel in distress. The sixth one isn't particularly progressive, either. The version I watched on Netflix was dubbed in English by a group of British actors who are particularly boring. Skip it.


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