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The Stone of Folly (2002)

A doctor is making his way through the corridors of the vast medieval hospital. He enters the X-ray room, where we catch a glimpse of the process as performed five hundred years ago. He ... See full summary »

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David Fowler ... (voice)
Lisa Mann ... (voice)
David Wall ... (voice)
Link York ... (voice)
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A doctor is making his way through the corridors of the vast medieval hospital. He enters the X-ray room, where we catch a glimpse of the process as performed five hundred years ago. He then continues into the operating theatre, where the patient is anesthetized and operated upon. The procedure works, but there is something wrong in the methodology... Written by Anonymous

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6 August 2002 (USA)  »

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I lithos tis trelas  »

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'The Stone of Folly' provides the cure.
9 January 2003 | by See all my reviews

Simply put - this is a beautiful film. Inspired by the Bosch painting ' A Cure for Folly', it is set in a medieval 'hospital' where many of the days inspired cures are practiced. The opening scene with a patient and a hammer sets the tone for this inspired dark comedy.

The Stone of Folly is a beautifully animated film with stunning art direction and a great story. If your a fan of stop-motion animation you should see this if you haven't yet. It deservedly won the Jury Prize at Cannes and might be available soon from the National Film Board, I'm keeping my fingers crossed.


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