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The weird and wonderful world of Jeunet

Advantages: Imaginative, bizarre, unique, eccentric and memorable characters.
Disadvantages: Commonly badly dubbed over, somewhat complicated plot.

Everyone reading this review must have seen and loved the film Amelie (2001), or at least have heard wonderful things about it. Following the success of this quirky French masterpiece many of you may also have seen the film Delicatessen (1991), another s ...

nickyct 12.06.2007 · Read full review
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Review of City Of Lost Children (DVD)

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anougher fairytale classic

Advantages: easy sunday watching, enjoyable and funny
Disadvantages: lil scary for younger children

another amazing timeless classic from jean-pierre jeunet. his imagination really goes to its extremist level in this dream-like movie. when i first watch this movie i watched it because i liked the vissionary of jeunets movies but i wasnt sure what to mak ...

rik.ayres 03.02.2009 · Read full review
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Review of City Of Lost Children (DVD)

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A Slick Sci-Fi Visual Stunner

Advantages: Visually stunning, incredible use of sound, very talented cast.
Disadvantages: Slow start, fairly poor finish.

'Eden Log' is not a film which was made with the intention of ever becoming a box office smash hit; it's a dark sci-fi thriller with an element of horror thrown into the mix also and its potential target audience is therefore somewhat limited. Sci-Fi is n ...

RazzaLazza 27.07.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Eden Log (DVD)

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Eden By Name… Hell By Nature

Advantages: Absolutely fascinating... suspenseful, and chilling.
Disadvantages: None

Director: Franck Vestiel Screenplay: Pierre Bordage & Franck Vestiel Genre: Sci-Fi – Horror – Mystery – Thriller Country: France Certification: 15+ Language: English DVD Release: 28th July, 2008 MAIN CAST: Clovis Cornillac [Tolbiac] ...

GoFigure 25.05.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Eden Log (DVD)

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Weird and quirky sci-fi

Advantages: some nice direction and sets, decent performances, intriguing concept
Disadvantages: feels somewhat incomplete, may be too abstract for some

Dante 01 is an intriguing little French (subtitled) sci-fi film written and directed by Marc Caro, who is also responsible for City of the Lost Children and Delicatessen. It features Dominique Pinion, a short-but-charismatic actor, who has starred in Deli ...

Burning_Darkness 02.10.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Dante 01 (DVD)

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