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Alexander Abela (writer) and
Rémi Bezançon (writer)
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Release Date:
8 February 2012 (France) See more »
The plot of the film has a grandfather telling his grand kids the story of Maki, a young boy who escapes from slave traders... See more » | Add synopsis »
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3 nominations See more »
(16 articles)
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  (in credits order)

Max Renaudin Pratt ... Maki (voice) (as Max Renaudin)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Simon Abkarian ... Hassan (voice)
François-Xavier Demaison ... Malaterre (voice)

Vernon Dobtcheff ... Le vieux sage (voice)
Roger Dumas ... Charles X (voice)

Ronit Elkabetz ... Bouboulina (voice)

Mohamed Fellag ... Mahmoud (voice)

Déborah François ... Zarafa adulte (voice)
Thierry Frémont ... Moreno (voice)
Philippe Morier-Genoud ... Saint-Hilaire (voice)
Clara Quilichini ... Soula (voice)
Mostéfa Stiti ... Pacha

Directed by
Rémi Bezançon 
Jean-Christophe Lie 
Writing credits
Alexander Abela (writer) and
Rémi Bezançon (writer)

Produced by
Christophe Jankovic .... producer
Valérie Schermann .... producer
Original Music by
Laurent Perez 
Film Editing by
Sophie Reine 
Production Management
Olivier Bizet .... production manager
Adriana Piasek-Wanski .... post-production manager
Adriana Piasek-Wanski .... production manager: Belgium
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Adeline Bonacchi .... assistant director
Art Department
Edouard Gibbes .... layout artist
Emma McCann .... character color designer
Sound Department
Thomas Ailhaud .... sound recordist
Pierre Aretino .... foley mixer (as Aretino Pierre)
Panos Asimenios .... dubbing supervisor
Gary Coppola .... sound re-recording mixer
Fabien Devillers .... sound re-recording mixer
Florian Fabre .... foley artist
Nils Fauth .... sound re-recording mixer
Alexandre Fleurant .... sound editor
Adrien Fougeras .... sound designer
Taketo Gohara .... sound mixer
Dariusz Kowalczyk .... sound re-recording mixer
Sébastien Marquilly .... sound designer
Sébastien Marquilly .... supervising sound editor
Piste Rouge .... sound: studio
Bruno Seznec .... sound studio manager
Bruno Seznec .... sound supervisor
Christine Seznec .... voice recording supervisor
Visual Effects by
Jean Pierre Bouchet .... lead compositor
Bruno Ghigou .... digital compositor
Animation Department
Antoine Antin .... senior animator
Julien Bizat .... animator
Bolhem Bouchiba .... lead animator
Tom Caulfield .... animator
Patrick Delage .... animator
Giovanna Ferrari .... assistant animator
Marec Fritzinger .... senior layout artist
Pedro Daniel García Pérez .... lead animator
Mael Gourmelen .... animator
Virginie Hanrigou .... animator
Laurent Kircher .... lead animator
Han Jin Kuang Liane-Cho .... key animator
José Mansuy .... animator
Javier Martin Lapeyra .... animator
Satjit Matharu .... lead animator
Xavier Ramonède .... animator
Slaven Reese .... animator
Baptiste Rogron .... animator
Nawell Sdiri .... assistant animator
Jean-Luc Serrano .... layout supervisor
Isobel Stenhouse .... assistant animator
Yoshimichi Tamura .... animation director
Bob Wolkers .... animator
Editorial Department
Chrystèle Barbarat .... digital intermediate producer
Arnout Deurinck .... digital intermediate technician
Florian Du Pasquier .... digital intermediate operations supervisor
Zaghini Flora .... trainee assistant editor
Etienne Grandou .... digital intermediate manager
Jean-Baptiste Le Guen .... digital intermediate supervisor
Clemence Samson .... assistant editor
Christine Szymkowiak .... colorist
Music Department
Boban Apostolov .... scoring pro tools engineer
Yann Arnaud .... music mixer
Creaminal .... music supervisor
Jules Fradet .... score pro tools engineer
Georgi Hristovski .... score recording engineer
Thomas Jamois .... music supervisor
F.A.M.E.'S. Project .... orchestra and studio contractor
Clement Souchier .... music supervisor
Jeanne Trellu .... music supervisor
Jaco Zijlstra .... assistant executive music producer
Other crew
Joshua Jason .... publicist
Cyril Jourdan .... production assistant

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78 min
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19 out of 21 people found the following review useful.
lovely work, 18 April 2013
Author: Armand from Romania

nice story, nice animation. a fairy story of old fashion. and delicate air of childhood in circle of few adventures, subtle lesson, good humor, beautiful drawing and wind of feelings. at first sigh, it is gesture of courage to present a film without ordinaries spices. but, it is case it is just perfect option.because it represents a little travel in past. return to classic manner to say a perfect story. it is basic virtue. in same time, it is an Arabian nights page. and admirable resurrection of old wise teller image. I do not know it is impressive or only exercise to attract public. for me, it is way for extraordinary memories. frame, soul and skin of an age. nothing else. and , in the time of blockbusters, a drop of precious flavor. or only window to basic values of each society.

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