Arthur And The Invisibles

Arthur And The Invisibles

Arthur And The Invisibles

A French made, English speaking live action/animated kids flicks. Freddie Highmore (‘Charlie And The Chocolate Factory’) plays Arthur, a day dreaming boy whose thoughts are filled with his grandfather’s long-ago adventures in Africa via a detailed notebook he’d compiled before his death. It’s 1960 and Arthur and his broke grandma (Mia Farrow, ‘Rosemary’s Baby’) face eviction. Arthur realises that if he can retrieve some precious rubies, that his grandpa’s notebook claims are held by the Minimoys (an teeny tiny African tribe who live in his backyard), he can raise the cash to save their house. Following instructions from the notebook, Arthur shrinks himself to Minimoy proportion and sets out on his quest which echoes ‘The Wizard Of Oz’ and the recent ‘Ant Bully’.

2007Rating: PG, contains medium level violence102 minsFrance
AdventureAnimatedKids & FamilyFantasy

Arthur And The Invisibles / Reviews

Variety

Variety

Haplessly blends live-action and visually repellent computer-animated work...

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The New York Times

The New York Times

The computer-generated world is visually rich, but short on the droll humor that makes good children's films bearable for adults...

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Premiere Magazine

Premiere Magazine

Ultimately, Besson has made an interesting, if shaky in places, homage to childhood...

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LA Weekly

LA Weekly

Predictable and overly busy, this sci-fi adventure should nonetheless appeal to computer-game-savvy tots, especially those familiar with the source material, while boring their parents silly...

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

The result isn't an unpalatable pudding but rather a fair-to-middling children's film that is half CG-animation and half live-action...

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