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Magic tricks can't compete with rock 'n' roll in the 1950s, so a French illusionist (Jean-Claude Donda) finds himself touring Scotland's shabby pubs and run-down restaurants. But things brighten for him when he meets Alice (Eilidh Rankin), a girl who believes his powers are real. Together they travel to Edinburgh for a performance, but he doesn't have the heart to reveal that his feats are merely tricks, and risks financial ruin by giving her gifts supplied by his "magic."
The Illusionist (French: L'Illusionniste) is a 2010 French-Scottish animated comedy-drama film directed by Sylvain Chomet. The film is based on an unproduced ...
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Bittersweet, moving and utterly beautiful: a love letter to cinema and to Scotland.
In "The Illusionist", French director Sylvain Chomet proves once again that impressive animation isn't solely the domain of Pixar.