The City Of Lost Children

Director:   Jeunet and Caro
Year:   1995
Language:   French
Time:   112 minutes

In this dark fairy tale from the directors of "Delicatessen", a prematurely aging mad scientist named Krank kidnaps children so he can steal their dreams. However, Krank runs into trouble when his henchmen grab Denrée, a little boy whose adopted brother, One, is a circus strongman. One desperately tries to find Denrée and begs for help from Miette, a 9-year-old girl who heads up a gang of orphans. Together, One and Miette finally find Krank's castle, and a struggle for the lost children ensues

Rated R for mature themes and profanity.

Links

Sony Classics site for the film

Rotten Tomatoes site with links to English language reviews

Site about one of the directors, Jean-Pierre Jeunet (in French and English)