Monday, February 21, 2011

Old + New = Spellbinding





French animation master Michel Ocelot has made a new film - Les Contes de la Nuit (or Tales of the Night) - featuring "...six freshly conceived fairy tales that are rendered instantly timeless."


The film is presented in 3D, which "...gives Ocelot's distinctive two-dimensional look a pop-up book feel..." - or as I prefer to imagine it, a kind of toy theatre depth!

Tomtom Boy: A boy trains to master a magic tom-tom drum that makes  everyone dance
The Doe Girl: A doting young man sees his beloved turned into a doe by a  jealous
sorcerer; she will stay that way unless he can find the touch that will change her back