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Tales of the Night (2011)

Les contes de la nuit (original title)
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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Julien Béramis ...
Boy (voice)
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Girl (voice)
Michel Elias ...
(voice)
Olivier Claverie ...
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Isabelle Guiard ...
(voice)
Yves Barsacq ...
Théo (voice)
Legrand Bemba-Debert ...
(voice) (as Legrand Bemba Débert)
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(voice)
Fabrice Daudet Grazaï ...
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Sabine Pakora ...
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Gérard Diby ...
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Umban Gomez de Kset ...
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Firmine Richard ...
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Olivia Brunaux ...
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Serge Feuillard ...
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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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20 July 2011 (France)  »

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Los cuentos de la noche  »

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Opening Weekend:

$7,154 (USA) (28 September 2012)

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$10,975 (USA) (28 September 2012)
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Edited from Dragons et princesses: The Werewolf (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

Tolon
music by Fabrice Daudet Grazaï, lyrics by Fatoumata Diawara
Interpreted by Fatoumata Diawara
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Good fairy tales, but not the best I encountered

I did love the animation that the movie was doing. You don't see this style done a lot in this age. I feel it's good to have these choices as animation is an art form and there should be a variety of it other than just the mainstream 3D stuff every animated movie is doing now.

thought the animation lends to the fairy tales that make up the movie (it was almost like opening up a book than watching a movie) the fairy tales themselves were just OK. It may have been the English translation as the movie is originally in french, but I felt the movie was lacking what you would expect in the art of telling fairy tales. like a voice over narration that explains what the characters are going was absent. That may have given the stories just a little more dramatic poise

I did like the concept that connected the stories together about an old man who was told he's too old to make movies and two kids who were told they are too young, team up to make movies in an old run down cinema. Interesting enough, their story was told with a voice over narration.

Overall, I like the movie a lot it was beautiful to see.


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