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Madame Tutli-Putli (2007)

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Solitary, exhausted, and profoundly melancholic--the anachronistic, Madame Tutli-Putli--waits patiently to board a train, surrounded by a lifetime's worth of personal belongings. Is she running away from a bleak past?

Writers:

Chris Lavis (story), Maciek Szczerbowski (story)

Star:

Laurie Maher
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Uncredited cast:
Laurie Maher Laurie Maher ... Madame Tutli-Putli (uncredited)
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Madame Tutli-Putli boards the Night Train, weighed down with all her earthly possessions and the ghosts of her past. She travels alone, facing both the kindness and menace of strangers. As day descends into dark, she finds herself caught up in a desperate metaphysical adventure. Adrift between real and imagined worlds, Madame Tutli-Putli confronts her demons and is drawn into an undertow of mystery and suspense. The National Film Board of Canada presents a stunning, stop-motion animated film that takes the viewer on an exhilarating existential journey. The film introduces groundbreaking visual techniques and is supported by a haunting and original score. Painstaking care and craftsmanship in form and detail bring to life a fully imagined, tactile world unlike any you have seen. Jungian thriller? Hitchcockian suspense? Artistic tour de force? The Night Train awaits you. Written by courtesy of National Film Board of Canada

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Canada

Language:

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Release Date:

15 February 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Rouva Tutli-Putli See more »

Filming Locations:

Canada

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1.85 : 1
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The chess board is incorrectly oriented - a black square should be bottom left, not bottom right. See more »


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Mutation
Performed by Jean-Frédéric Messier, Guillaume Bourque, Simon Meilleur, Jean-François Ouellette, Myriam Pelletier, François Préfontaine
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Creepiest thing I have ever seen.
27 June 2012 | by deatman9See all my reviews

Uhh I really don't know what I just watched. I was flipping through channels and landed on a movie channel inbetween 2 movies. In that 15 minute time slot this show began. I saw the animation and was instantly compelled. But then I stuck around and things just got weird. The more and more I watched the stranger and stranger it became. Its very creepy.

Overall though I say it was pretty good. There was some very strange moments in it that make your heart race and your stomach turn mostly because the animation is as well creepy. So you don't like really creepy things don't watch this. NEVER WATCH ON HALUCINGENICS!!!


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