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Extraordinary Tales ()


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An animated anthology of five tales adapted from Edgar Allan Poe's stories.

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Cast

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Narrator (segment "The Fall of the House of Usher") (voice) (as Sir Christopher Lee)
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Narrator (segment "The Tell-Tale Heart") (archiveFootage) (voice)
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Narrator (segment "The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar") (voice)
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Narrator (segment "The Pit and the Pendulum") (voice)
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Prince Prospero (segment "The Masque of the Red Death") (voice)
Stephen Hughes ...
Crow / Poe (interstitials) (voice)
Cornelia Funke ...
Death (interstitials) (voice)

Directed by

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Raul Garcia

Written by

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Edgar Allan Poe ... (based on the stories of)
 
Raul Garcia ... (written by)
 
Stéphan Roelants ... (co-writer)

Produced by

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Rocio Ayuso ... co-producer: R & R Communications
Didier Brunner ... co-producer
Raul Garcia ... co-producer: Melon Digital
Bela Lugosi Jr. ... (segment "The Tell-Tale Heart") executive producer (as Bela G. Lugosi)
Stéphan Roelants ... producer: Melusine Productions
Manuel Sicilia ... (segment "The Tell-Tale Heart") producer
Isabelle Truc ... co-producer: The Big Farm
Serge Umé ... co-producer: The Big Farm

Music by

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Sergio de la Puente ... (original music by)
Javier López de Guereña ... (segment "The Tell-Tale Heart")

Editorial Department

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Jean-Luc Ciber ... additional editor: interstitiel / dcp mastering / title sequence editor
Stéphane Kies ... post-production coordinator
Olivier Koos ... colorist

Art Direction by

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Stephane Lecocq ... (segment "The Masque of the Red Death") (as Stéphane Lecocq)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Cedric Gervais ... (segment "The Masque of the Red Death") first assistant director

Art Department

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Cedric Gervais ... cgi supervisor

Sound Department

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Juanma Benavides ... supervising sound editor

Visual Effects by

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Javier de Prado ... visual effects supervisor
Régine Waleffe ... render
Valentin Weirich ... modeler

Animation Department

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David Carrière ... animator
Tomislav Findrik ... animator
Raul Mariñez ... animator
Gilles Rudziak ... animator
Antonio Santamaría ... storyboard artist
Serge Umé ... artistic development
Régine Waleffe ... animator

Music Department

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Nus Cuevas ... music editor: music producer
Sergio de la Puente ... composer: theme music
Mikel F. Krutzaga ... score mixer
Javier López de Guereña ... composer: additional music (film segments)

Thanks

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Vincent Touache ... special thanks

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Special Effects

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  • Boxel Studio (animation: The Pit and the Pendulum, The Crow on the Cemetery)

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Storyline

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Also Known As
  • Необычные сказки (Russia)
  • Povesti extraordinare (Romania)
  • Rendkívüli mesék (Hungary)
  • Olaganüstü Öyküler (Turkey, Turkish title)
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Runtime
  • 73 min
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Box Office

Budget EUR2,000,000 (estimated)

Did You Know?

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Trivia The stories featured are "The Fall of the House of Usher," narrated by Christopher Lee; "The Tell-Tale Heart," narrated by Bela Lugosi; "The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar," narrated by Julian Sands; "The Pit and the Pendulum," narrated by Guillermo del Toro; and "The Masque of the Red Death," which isn't narrated. See more »
Goofs (around 1h 08 mins) A tombstone giving data for Edgar Allan Poe with birth and death dates is seen; also showing a quote from one of his most famous writings but is misquoted as 'QUOT THE RAVEN "NEVERMORE"'. All publications and references to The Raven have always used the proper verbiage of Quoth instead of quot. See more »
Quotes Prince Prospero: [When RED DEATH walks in the Ball Room] Who dares insult us with this blasphemous mockery?
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