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The Painting (2011)
"Le tableau" (original title)

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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 ... See full summary »

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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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Jason Griffith ...
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Thierry Jahn ...
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Gray Morgen (voice)
Jean-François Laguionie ...
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Adrien Larmande ...
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Gary Littman ...
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Mary Elizabeth McGlynn ...
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Kamali Minter ...
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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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$3,626 (USA) (10 May 2013)

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$11,229 (USA) (24 May 2013)
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beautiful in profound sense
22 November 2014 | by (Romania) – 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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