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The Triplets of Belleville

Michel Robin, Jean-Claude Donda

Directed by Sylvain Chomet
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5 3.5
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November 3, 2003

The competition for the year's best animated film just got tougher, thanks to this bracing blend of silliness and sophistication from France. Writer-director Sylvain Chomet doesn't need subtitles to tell a story that unfolds in a series of extraordinary images involving a boy, a dog, the Tour de France, the French mafia and jazz-playing triplets. It's comic, touching and a visual knockout.

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