THE ILLUSIONIST (2010)
PG | 80 minutes
Oscar nominee and winner of the Cesar Awards for Best Animated Film and nominated for Best Animated Film by the Golden Globe, a total of 6 wins and 30 nominations in all. A French illusionist finds himself out of work and travels to Scotland, where he meets a young woman. Their ensuing adventure changes both their lives forever. Directed by Sylvain Chomet. Starring Jean-Claude Donda, Eilidh Rankin and Duncan MacNeil.
Funding for the film program has been made possible in part by the NJ State Council on the Arts, Department of State, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, through a grant administered by the Union County Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs and by the Friends of the Springfield Free Public Library.