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Phantom Boy

Release Date: June 22nd, 2016

PG|1 hr. 24 min.

Plot Summary
In New York, a courageous detective named Alex is injured by a gangster who calls himself the Man With the Broken Face. Stuck in a hospital, Alex meets Leo, a bedridden 11-year-old who has the ability to leave his body and float around as an apparition. Like a ghost, invisible to all, he flies away and passes through walls. When the disfigured criminal threatens to attack the city's infrastructure, Leo springs into action to help the lawman foil his evil plan.

Cast: , , , , , Marcus D'angelo,

Directors: ,

Genres: Fantasy, Comedy, Adventure, Animated

Distributor: GKIDS

ratings & reviews

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  • Phantom Boy will appeal to children who have the patience and imagination to immerse themselves in the film's wiggly animation. show more

  • Like other recent French cartoons — ranging from Persopolis to the Kirikou series — this one manages to maintain something personal within a broadly appealing framework: it doesn’t shy away from the dark side of life, and in the end, even allows us to enjoy it. show more

  • Felicioli and Gagnol's latest may be trying to do a few too many things at once, given its short length and genial aims. But it's still something distinctive and different in a sea of shiny mirrors, all reflecting the same slick CGI style back at each other. show more

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