The City of Lost Children (La cité des enfants perdus) / 15
Screened July 2014
Dir. Marc Caro, Jean-Pierre Jeunet
Cast: Ron Perlman, Daniel Emilfork
1hr 48mins, subtitled
To mark the arrival of Jeunet’s T.S.Spivet we wound the clock back to screen his 1995 surreal masterpiece The City of Lost Children. In an alternative steampunk society,crazed scientist Krank kidnapschildren to steal their dreams in the hope it will slow his ageing process. When ex-strongman One’s little brother is taken, he teams up with resourceful orphan Miette to rescue him from Krank’s off-shore lair.
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