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    Watch: Trailer For 'Atilla Marcel,' From 'Triplets Of Belleville' Director Sylvain Chomet

    French director Sylvain Chomet, best known for his animated films “Belleville Rendezvous” (a.k.a. “The Triplets of Belleville”) and “The Illusionist,” is set to premiere his first live-action feature in the U.K. next week. Though French trailers for the film have been circulating since last year, t...

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    Watch: 'Triplets of Belleville' Filmmaker Sylvain Chomet Directs This Week's 'Simpsons' Couch Gag

    "The Illusionist" filmmaker Sylvain Chomet becomes the latest guest animator to contribute an opening couch gag to "The Simpsons" tonight, joining the likes of Bill Plympton and John Kricfalusi.

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    Watch: 'The Simpsons' Couch Gag Directed By Sylvain Chomet Plus 'True Detective' Parody

    So, what are people going to do on Monday when "True Detective" is over and parodies will quickly become dated? Well, "Game Of Thrones" and "Mad Men" are right around the corner, but before that, The Yellow King needs to be found, and "The Simpsons" have done just that.

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    Watch Sylvain Chomet's Very French 'Simpsons' Couch Gag

    Just in time for this year's rich edition of Rendez-Vous with French Cinema, Sylvain Chomet, director of The Triplets of Belleville and The Illusionist, created this delightful opening couch gag for Sunday's episode of The Simpsons.

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    Watch: Trailer For TIFF Entry 'Atilla Marcel,' Live Action Feature Debut From 'Triplets Of Belleville' Director Sylvain Chomet

    Director Sylvain Chomet holds the distinction of helming two of the most visually and narratively wondrous animated films in recent decades; 2003's Oscar-nominated “The Triplets of Belleville” and 2010's “The Illusionist,” both of which pay tribute to silent cinema in their own unique ways — the lat...

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    Weekend Recap: New Film Art, 'Zero Dark Thirty' Controversy Thickens, Casting Watch, and Awards Talk

    Here's our weekend recap. Two new pieces of film art were revealed this weekend. Just when you thought it was winding down, the "Zero Dark Thirty" controversy continues. Before she became a Golden Globe winner, "Girls" creator/star Lena Dunham sat down for a probing interview by Charlie Rose. Comed...

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    Prequel To Oscar-Nominated Animation 'The Triplets Of Belleville' In The Works, Entitled 'Swing Poppa Swing'

    It takes something a little special to come from outside cartoon giants Pixar and DreamWorks and make a splash in the race for Best Animated Feature at the Academy Awards. Pixar have won the prize six out of eleven years, and of the winners, only Hiyao Miyazaki's "Spirited Away," which...

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    Exclusive: 'Illusionist' Director Sylvain Chomet Talks Jacques Tati, & Why His Next Film Will Be 3D

    'Triplets Of Belleville' Animator Also Chimes In On Where Pixar Should Be Headed & What Happened With His Venture Into Hollywood"The Illusionist," which opened over the weekend, is French filmmaker Sylvain Chomet's first animated film since his breakthrough "Triplets of Belleville" (you're probably already humming the Oscar-nominated song right now). It's the tender and touching tale of an aging magician (modeled after French comedy master Jacques Tati whose Mr. Hulot character is beloved and legendary), whose abandoned script the film is based on) who befriends a young Scottish girl. Virtually wordless, the movie will take your breath away, ...

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    film review—THE ILLUSIONIST

    I have nothing but admiration for Sylvain Chomet’s The Illusionist, a heartfelt homage to the great filmmaker and comedic artist Jacques Tati, based on one of his unproduced screenplays. But I wanted to love the film wholeheartedly, and I didn’t.

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    Watch: New Trailer For Sylvain Chomet's 'The Illusionist'

    A new trailer has arrived for the sophomore feature effort from "The Triplets Of Belleville" director Sylvain Chomet.

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