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Based on 11 Critics
  • The film's greatest achievement is in the way the accomplished 3D treatment -- this is Jeunet’s first foray into the format -- emerges entirely naturally, as the precise expression of a gifted child’s vivid imagination. show more

  • Jeunet’s major achievement is to capture the book’s complicated museum clutter and hothouse-flower sensitivity. show more

  • While some of the film's wide emotional turns—from over-caffeinated road movie to magically-realistic melodrama and back again—are not handled with care, the film is more than the sum of its unequal parts. show more

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