Director Sylvain Chomet On The Illusionist

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Sylvain Chomet, director of the barmy but brilliant Belleville Rendezvous, is back this week with The Illusionist, the bittersweet tale of a magician in the dying days of the music hall who finds an unlikely family in Edinburgh. It’s based on a script written by French comic star Jacques Tati, written in the 1950s but shelved until now. We got hold of Chomet and persuaded him to talk us through his latest animation

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