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Last updated: 20 august, 2010 - 14:42 GMT

Sylvain Chomet

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Sylvain Chomet wrote and directed the award-winning animated film Belleville Rendezvouz.

His latest film, The Illusionist, is based on a never before performed script by French mime artist Jacques Tati.

Set in Edinburgh, the film explores the father daughter relationship through the story of a struggling Illusionist who meets a young girl who is convinced his powers are real.

Harriett met Sylvain and asked him how he first discovered this little known script.

First broadcast August 9th 2010.

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