24 search results for Jean-Pierre Jeunet

  • Micmacs - Exclusive Clip

    Type: Video | Date: Tuesday, May 25, 2010

    An exclusive clip from the critically acclaimed new film from the director of "Amelie" and "City of the Lost Children."
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    Watch: Jean-Pierre Jeunet introduces an exclusive 'Micmacs' clip

    Type: Post | Date: Wednesday, May 26, 2010

    Get a sneak peek at the new film from the director of 'Amelie'
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    Roundup: The adaptations that filmed the 'unfilmable'

    Type: Post | Date: Tuesday, Dec 18, 2012

    Also: A.O. Scott declares 'Amour,' and Jeunet's 'Life of Pi'
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    Type: Event | Date: Friday, May 28, 2010

    Micmacs, paddy-whacks, give your dog a bones, this old man is throwing stones.
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    The M/C Review: 'Micmacs' should please Jeunet fans

    Type: Post | Date: Wednesday, Nov 25, 2009

    But will it cross over to a wider audience like 'Amelie'?
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    'Crouching Tiger,' 'Howards End,' 'Talk to Her': the best of Sony Pictures Classics

    Type: Post | Date: Monday, Jun 16, 2014

    With the company's honchos set to be feted at LAFF, we count off their greatest
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    Amélie - Blu-ray Disc

    Type: Event | Date: Tuesday, Jul 19, 2011

    One woman decides to change the world by changing the lives of the people she knows
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    Roundup: The Oscar champs that aren't yet national treasures

    Type: Post | Date: Friday, Dec 6, 2013

    Also: Nelson Mandela's life in film, and Scorsese honored by ADG
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    On The Shelf (4.20.09) Rourke's a 'Wrestler,' 'Frost/Nixon' butt heads, and 'Caprica' arrives

    Type: Post | Date: Tuesday, Apr 21, 2009

    Plus the 'X-Men' trilogy hits BluRay and Criterion calculates the "Wages Of Fear'
  • Amélie - Blu-ray Disc

    Type: Event | Date: Tuesday, Nov 10, 2009

    One woman decides to change the world by changing the lives of the people she knows in this charming and romantic comic fantasy from director Jean-Pierre Jeunet. Amelie (Audrey Tautou) is a young woman who had a decidedly unusual childhood; misdiagnosed with an unusual heart condition, Amelie didn't attend school with other children, but spent most of her time in her room, where she developed a keen imagination and an active fantasy life. Her mother Amandine (Lorella Cravotta) died in a freak accident when Amelie was eight, and her father Raphael (Rufus) had limited contact with her, since his presence seemed to throw her heart into high gear. Despite all this, Amelie has grown into a healthy and beautiful young woman who works in a cafe and has a whimsical, romantic nature. When Princess Diana dies in a car wreck in the summer of 1997, Amelie is reminded that life can be fleeting and she decides it's time for her to intervene in the lives of those around her, hoping to bring a bit of happiness to her neighbors and the regulars at the cafe. Amelie starts by bringing together two lonely people -- Georgette (Isabelle Nanty), a tobacconist with a severe case of hypochondria, and Joseph (Dominique Pinon), an especially ill-tempered customer. When Amelie finds a box of old toys in her apartment, she returns them to their former owner, Mr. Bretodeau (Maurice Benichou), sending him on a reverie of childhood. Amelie befriends Dufayel (Serge Merlin), an elderly artist living nearby whose bones are so brittle, thanks to a rare disease, that everything in his flat must be padded for his protection. And Amelie decides someone has to step into the life of Nino (Mathieu Kassovitz), a lonely adult video store clerk and part-time carnival spook-show ghost who collects pictures left behind at photo booths around Paris. Le Fabuleux Destin D'Amelie Poulain received unusually enthusiastic advance reviews prior to its French premiere in the spring of 2001, and was well received at a special free screening at that year's Cannes Film Festival. ~ Mark Deming, All Movie Guide
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