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Tales of the Night (2011)

Les contes de la nuit (original title)
Not Rated | | Animation, Fantasy | 20 July 2011 (France)
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Tales of the Night weaves together six exotic fables each unfolding in a unique locale, from Tibet, to medieval Europe, to the Land of the Dead. From the imagination of internationally renowned animator Michel Ocelot.

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Michel Ocelot

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Michel Ocelot
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Julien Béramis Julien Béramis ... Boy (voice)
Marine Griset ... Girl (voice)
Michel Elias Michel Elias ... (voice)
Olivier Claverie Olivier Claverie ... (voice)
Isabelle Guiard Isabelle Guiard ... (voice)
Yves Barsacq Yves Barsacq ... Théo (voice)
Legrand Bemba-Debert ... (voice) (as Legrand Bemba Débert)
Fatoumata Diawara ... (voice)
Fabrice Daudet Grazaï Fabrice Daudet Grazaï ... (voice)
Sabine Pakora Sabine Pakora ... Cultivatrice / Cuisinière (voice)
Gérard Diby Gérard Diby ... (voice)
Umban Gomez de Kset Umban Gomez de Kset ... (voice)
Firmine Richard ... (voice)
Olivia Brunaux Olivia Brunaux ... (voice)
Serge Feuillard Serge Feuillard ... (voice)
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From the inexhaustible imagination of an eloquent writer, a creative costume designer, and an inspired graphic artist who assemble in an abandoned but magical old cinema, six allegorical tales of heroism, kindness and love intertwine with a multi-cultural journey in history at the four corners of the earth. Starting off in Medieval Europe, an unspeakable secret burdens a love-smitten young prince--while at an exotic place in the West Indies--an intrepid adventurer is aided in his quest by an unexpected trio of supporters. Next, the fatalist citizens of the extravagant Aztec City of Gold finally get their Chosen One, as a passionate boy finds his true calling somewhere in a sun-kissed West-African village. Then, a noble Tibetan youth who enjoys the King's trust brings himself to an impossibly painful dilemma--and, lastly--a fervent couple of youthful lovers is torn by a venomous curse. These are the enchanting stories of the night, where everything is possible in the name of love. Written by Nick Riganas

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Animation | Fantasy

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Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

20 July 2011 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Los cuentos de la noche See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,154, 30 September 2012

Gross USA:

$10,975

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,720,557
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Did You Know?

Connections

Edited from Dragons et princesses: Tom-Tom Boy (2010) See more »

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Monneka
Music by Fabrice Daudet Grazaï
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A beautiful story for beautiful people of any age.
26 March 2012 | by carliejostaplesSee all my reviews

To any one reading "I wonder what kids will think of this. Because they might be the main target audience for this." and wondering the same. I can say that in the showing I saw there were a lot of kids and many French kids. No one was talking, everyone in the room was taken in and concentrating - no one left for the toilet - the only time there was any movement or sound was when the kids (and adults) were laughing with joy - especially at the "tom-tom magie". Each story contained morels and some potentiality tough subject matter for children, but in a well balanced way. I saw a subtitled version - that was not 3D. A beautiful story for beautiful people of any age.


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