Renaissance Poster


Release Date: September 22nd, 2006

R|1 hr. 45 min.

Plot Summary
Avalon Corp., a purveyor of eternal youth and beauty, worms its way into every facet of life in 2054 Paris, a closely monitored city. When Ilona (Romola Garai), one of Avalon's most promising scientists, is kidnapped, the company calls in Barthélémy Karas (Daniel Craig), a cop with a reputation for finding anyone, no matter what it takes. When one witness after another turns up dead, Karas realizes that he is not the only one looking for Ilona.

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Genres: Action, Science fiction, Animated

Distributor: Miramax Films

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  • The result is something both fluid and stark, cinematic and comic book-y, and incredible. show more

  • Pitched as "animation for adults," Renaissance will find an audience among those in the 20-35 age group who enjoy graphic novels, but will disappoint anyone hoping for emotional or intellectual sustenance. show more

  • The film's look is impressive; it's the most successful rotoscoping effort to date (far surpassing Richard Linklater's duo of "Waking Life" and "A Scanner Darkly"), and causes every frame to drip atmosphere. show more

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