‘Dilili in Paris’ by legendary French animator to hit Chinese theaters
December 12, 2019
Dilili in Paris, an animated adventure film written and directed by legendary French animator Michel Ocelot, is set for theatrical release in China on Dec 21, according to the film’s official Weibo account.
The storyline revolves around a Kanak girl investigating mysterious kidnappings of girls in Paris in the Belle Epoque, which, literally meaning “Beautiful Age,” is a name given in France to the period roughly from the end of the Franco-Prussian War in 1871 to the start of World War I in 1914.
Michel Ocelot’s best-known films include Kirikou and the Sorceress (1998), and Princes and Princesses (2000).
Dilili in Paris won the 2019 Cesar Award for Best Animated Feature.