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The City of Lost Children

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Original title
La cité des enfants perdus
Running time
112 min.
France France
Jean-Pierre Jeunet, Marc Caro, Gilles Adrien
Angelo Badalamenti
Darius Khondji
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Co-production France-Spain-Germany; Centre National de la Cinématographie / France 3 Cinéma / Tele-München / Canal+ / Eurimages / Televisión Española (TVE)
Fantasy. Sci-Fi. Adventure | Steampunk. Friendship. Abduction / Disappearance. Cult Movie
Synopsis / Plot
The evil Krank is tormented by his inability to dream. He finds it necessary to try to steal the dreams of children, but since they fear him, he only gets their nightmares. When a circus strongman's little brother is kidnapped, the strongman (One) tracks him down and, with the help of some other eccentric characters, tries to put an end to the evil reign of Krank and his Cyclops army.
1995: Cannes Film Festival: Nominated for Palme d'Or (Best Film)
1995: César Awards: Best Production Design. 4 Nominations
1995: Independent Spirit Awards: Nominated for Best Foreign Film
1995: Chicago Film Critics Association: Nominated for Best Foreign Film
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