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Le tableau (2011)

Not Rated | | Animation, Fantasy | 10 May 2013 (USA)
Three characters of different social classes escape their unfinished painting in search of the Painter, hoping he will complete it.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Jean Barney ...
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Chloé Berthier ...
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The Painter / Venice Painter (voice)
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Self-Portrait (voice)
Julien Bouanich ...
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Gum (voice)
Serge Faliu ...
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Quill (voice) (as Vinnie Penna)
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Additional Voice (voice)
Thierry Jahn ...
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Gray Morgen (voice)
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Adrien Larmande ...
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Gary Littman ...
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Florence (voice)
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A château, flowering gardens, a threatening forest, here is what, for mysterious reasons, a Painter has left incomplete. Three kinds of characters live in this painting: the Toupins, who are entirely painted, the Pafinis, who lack a few colors, and the Reufs, who are only sketches. Considering themselves superior, the Toupins take over power, chase the Pafinis from the château, and enslave the Reufs. Convinced that only the Painter can restore harmony by finishing the painting, Ramo, Lola, and Plume decided to go looking for him. Throughout the adventure, questions will follow one after the other: What has become of the Painter? Why did he abandon them? Why did he begin destroying some of his paintings? Will they one day know the Painter's secret? Written by lletaif

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Break on through to the other side.

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Animation | Fantasy

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Release Date:

10 May 2013 (USA)  »

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Le tableau  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,626, 12 May 2013, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$11,229, 26 May 2013
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beautiful in profound sense
22 November 2014 | by See all my reviews

a beautiful film. not complex script. not extraordinary story. but the memory of colors, the lovely simplicity, the freshness warm flavor of childhood, the emotions who are mixture of old images, adventure spirit, religious lesson and philosophical crumbs is like a kind of music. the result - an useful meeting. seductive, refreshing, delicate, a not ordinary animation who represents more than entertainment, a window to a splendid universe. the sense of well known world, the game of colors, the animation as a kind of delicate invitation to self discover are virtues of a film with not high ambitions but for this reason admirable way to remember the basic fundamental things.


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