The City of Lost Children (1995)

7.0 / Rated by 1 people

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112 min.
Plot  From an ocean rig, a demented scientist, Krank (Daniel Emilfork), kidnaps children from the nearby, unnamed port city to steal their dreams, as he is incapable of having dreams of his own. Among them is the adopted little brother, Denree (Joseph Lucien), of carnival strongman and former whaler One (Ron Perlman), who sets out to rescue him with the help of a little girl named Miette (Judith Vittet), a member of a thieves' guild composed entirely of orphaned children. They delve into the world of a bio-mechanical kidnapping cult and discover the connection between the scientist and the missing Denree.

Krank is both aided and hindered by his "family" - Martha (Mireille Mossé), a woman with dwarfism; "uncle" Irvin (the voice of Jean-Louis Trintignant), a talkative brain in a tank; and six narcoleptic, identical clones, his "brothers" (all played by Dominique Pinon). All of them were created by a bioengineering genius, who is conspicuously absent; Martha to be his wife, Irvin for i...
  

Director(s)

Cast

Rufus
Peeler
Dominique Pinon
The diver and the clones
Serge Merlin
The Chief of the Cyclops
Ticky Holgado
Ex-acrobat
Marc Caro
Brother Ange-Joseph
Jean-Louis Trintignant
Uncle Irvin (voice only)
Mathieu Kassovitz
Man on the street (uncredited)

Others

All Titles

La cité des enfants perdus
French Original Title
The City of Lost Children
English Title

Release Dates

Country

France
Germany
Spain

Language

French

Updates

Bultan rated La cité des enfants perdus (1995) with 7.0 stars / 18.05.2014



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