Starring: Jean-Claude Donda & Eilidh Rankin
Original screenplay by Jacques Tati
Adapted & directed by Sylvain Chomet

An aging, down-on-his-luck magician befriends a teenage girl who changes his life forever.

It is a brilliant
film or just the illusion
of a brilliant one?

Grade: B

By Daniel J. Hoag
The Illusionist is now playing in select cities.
It is a 2011 Academy Award nominee for Best Animated Film.