La Cité des Enfants Perdus (The City Of Lost Children) - 1995, Marc Caro, Jean-Pierre Jeunet
5 bullets on this film:
Someone sent me a message recommending me this movie, AND I DON’T KNOW WHO YOU ARE, BUT I LOVE YOU. It was one of the most weird, trippy and awesome things I’ve ever seen, the plot is very original and it might look like a film for kids but it’s very complex and a little disturbing. I’m not a fan of fantasy movies, but I loved this one.
The photography is very dark and weird but it fits the film perfectly, and the soundtrack gives a great mysterious mood to it.
A big part of the cast is made by kids, and I honestly don’t understand how they can be so talented because when I was their age I was scared of pooping because I thought Bloody Mary would kill me while I was in the bathroom.
It’s in french, and I know I always say this, but please try to watch it in the original language because 1) you can learn a little bit of french. 2) dubbed movies suck, I’m sorry but it’s true.
It was directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet, who also directed Amélie, and there was the same ‘one thing leads to another thing’ vibe, and I love that very much. So, if you liked Amélie, you should watch this movie.
“La couleur de l’etrangete” - The Color of Strangeness A Tribute to the Films of Jean-Pierre Jeunet & Marc Caro at Spoke Art
Le fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain and La cité des enfants perdus are two of my favorite films, so when I heard about this show I had to go. They also had a very charming little photobooth set up to take pictures in!