Picture from The Illusionist (2010)
Overall B

In this French animation, an aging magician (Jean-Claude Donda) finds his future becoming more uncertain as audiences lose interest in his act. Then he meets a young fan named Alice (Eilidh Rankin), who may bring new direction to his life.

Violence B-
Sexual Content A
Profanity A
Substance Use C

MPAA Rating: PG for thematic elements and smoking.

The Illusionist (2010)

The most recent home video release of this movie is May 10, 2011. Here are some details…

The Illusionist releases to home video in a Blu-ray/DVD Combo pack on May 10, 2011. Bonus extras include:

- Featurette: The Making of The Illusionist

- The Animation Process: A look at the line tests and progression sequences for Chasing the Rabbit, Window Shopping and Fish and Chip.

- Line Test and Completed Scene Montage of Morning Routine.

-Before and after animation sequences of: Garden Party & Travel, Steam, Splashes, Smoke, Tatischeff and The Flying Scotsman

Related home video titles:

Another magician has problems pulling a rabbit out of his hat in Presto, the Pixar short film that introduces (and is included with the home video version of) the movie Wall-E. Based on a book by Raymond Briggs, The Snowman is a simple story told only with pencil-drawn animation and an engaging musical score.