Search a film or person :
FacebookConnectionRegistration
Princes et Princesses is a french film of genre Drama directed by Michel Ocelot with Yves Barsacq

Princes et Princesses (2000)

Princes et Princesses
If you like this film, let us know!
Length 1h10
Directed by
OriginFrance
Genres Drama,    Science fiction,    Comedy,    Fantasy,    Animation,    Romance
Rating75% 3.798343.798343.798343.798343.79834

Ciné si ([sineˈsi] Cinema If) is a 1989 French silhouette animation television series conceived, written and directed by Michel Ocelot and realised at La Fabrique, consisting of short fairy tale and retro-future stories performed by the same animated "actors." A critical success but commercial failure at the time, no further episodes were commissioned beyond the initial eight but following the success of Ocelot's Kirikou and the Sorceress six were edited into the 2000 compilation movie Princes et princesses (Princes and Princesses), in which form they finally saw wide exposure and acclaim both in France and internationally; a further episode was included in a home release of short works in 2008 but one remains unavailable for public consumption.

It is the first of Ocelot's projects to be filmed entirely in silhouette, an aesthetic he has since become particularly associated with, continuing in it and the "actor" conceit with 1992's Les Contes de la nuit and conceiving Kirikou and the Sorceress as such, returning to it fully with the continuation of Ciné si he had always planned for in the form of Dragons et princesses.

Synopsis

It is said that somewhere, an enchanted princess lies captive in a secret palace – a palace you can be sure that you're getting close to if you find diamonds lying in the grass. But in order to free the princess from the curse placed upon her, one would have to find all one-hundred and eleven of the diamonds which make up her broken necklace. Many princes have attempted to break the spell, but all have disappeared without a trace.

Actors

Yves Barsacq

(Théo (voice))
Trailer of Princes et Princesses

Bluray, DVD

Streaming / VOD

Source : Wikidata

Comments


Leave comment :

Suggestions of similar film to Princes et Princesses

There are 16 films with the same actors, 10 films with the same director, 76211 with the same cinematographic genres (including 3 with exactly the same 6 genres than Princes et Princesses), 12200 films with the same themes (including 10 films with the same 5 themes than Princes et Princesses), to have finally 70 suggestions of similar films.

If you liked Princes et Princesses, you will probably like those similar films :
Kirikou and the Men and Women, 1h28
Directed by Michel Ocelot
Origin France
Genres Fantasy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films set in Africa, Feminist films, Films about magic and magicians, Films based on mythology, Witches in film, Political films, Children's films, Mythologie d'Afrique de l'Ouest
Actors Sabine Pakora, Pascal Nzonzi
Rating65% 3.266213.266213.266213.266213.26621
Sur le même principe que Kirikou et les Bêtes sauvages, Kirikou et les Hommes et les Femmes regroupe cinq aventures de Kirikou enfant indépendantes les unes des autres et racontées par le grand-père de Kirikou. Ces aventures se déroulent pendant les événements de Kirikou et la Sorcière, au temps où le village est toujours terrorisé par la sorcière Karaba et ses fétiches animés. Tandis que Kirikou et les Bêtes sauvages mettait en avant des animaux, Kirikou et les Hommes et les Femmes se concentre sur les relations des villageois entre eux ou avec les étrangers de passage.
Kirikou and the Wild Beasts, 1h15
Directed by Michel Ocelot
Origin France
Genres Fantasy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films set in Africa, Films about animals, Feminist films, Films about magic and magicians, Films based on mythology, Film d'animation mettant en scène un animal, Mise en scène d'une girafe, Witches in film, Political films, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère, Mythologie d'Afrique de l'Ouest, Mise en scène d'une plante
Actors Robert Liensol, Pascal Nzonzi, Marie-Philomène Nga, Emil Abossolo M'Bo, Gwenaël Sommier, Michel Elias
Rating65% 3.2789253.2789253.2789253.2789253.278925
The film is a sub-story to Kirikou and the Sorceress rather than a straight sequel. The movie is set while Kirikou is still a child and Karaba is still a sorceress. Like Princes et princesses and Les Contes de la nuit, it is an anthology film comprising several episodic stories, each of them describing Kirikou's interactions with a different animals. It is however unique among Michel Ocelot's films, not only in that it is co-directed by Bénédicte Galup (who has previously worked with him as an animator) but also for each of the stories being written by a different person (in all other cases, Ocelot has been the sole writer and director of his films).
Kirikou and the Sorceress, 1h11
Directed by Michel Ocelot
Origin France
Genres Fantasy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films set in Africa, Films about animals, Feminist films, Films about magic and magicians, Films based on mythology, Film d'animation mettant en scène un animal, Witches in film, Political films, Children's films, Mythologie d'Afrique de l'Ouest
Actors Ryūnosuke Kamiki, Maimouna N'Diaye, Robert Liensol, William Nadylam, Sébastien Hébrant, Rémi Bichet
Rating74% 3.7409653.7409653.7409653.7409653.740965
In a little village somewhere in West Africa, a boy named Kirikou is born in a spectacular way. But he's not a normal boy, since he can speak and walk immediately after being born. He is also very determined. His mother tells him that an evil sorceress has dried up their spring and devoured all the males of the village except for one. Hence the tiny Kirikou decides to accompany the last warrior, his uncle, to visit the sorceress. Kirikou tricks the sorceress and saves his uncle, by waiting inside his uncle's hat, and pretending that it was magic. He saved the children from being kidnapped by the sorceress' boat, which sped off towards Karaba, and saved them later again from the sorceress' tree, which closed it branches, and once again sped off towards Karaba. Next, he bursts the monster who was drinking all the village's water. He then travels to ask his wise old grandfather about the sorceress, and faces many obstacles in the process. The grandfather finds that Kirikou is always asking questions, which is a good thing. The grandfather tells him that she is evil because she suffers: bad men put a poisoned thorn in her back. On the way to Karaba, Kirikou makes friends, who each in turn, give him presents, after he saves them from the skunk. Kirikou manages to trick the sorceress and removes the thorn, he also manages to take the gold, and return it to the rightful owners. The sorceress is cured. She kisses Kirikou and he becomes an adult. Love reigns. When they arrive back at the village, no one believes that the sorceress is cured, and only do they believe Kirikou, when a procession of drummers arrive. It turns out Karaba did not eat them, just turned them into watchmen, and other obedient objects.
Azur & Asmar: The Princes' Quest, 1h39
Directed by Michel Ocelot
Origin France
Genres Fantasy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Feminist films, Films about magic and magicians, Les fées, Political films, Children's films
Actors Hiam Abbass, Patrick Timsit, Imogen Bailey, Steve Kynman, Cyril Mourali, Nigel Pilkington
Rating73% 3.666233.666233.666233.666233.66623
Once upon a time there were two children nursed by Jénane: Azur, a blond, blue-eyed son of a nobleman, and Asmar, the tan skinned and dark-eyed child of the Jenane. The nurse tells them the story of the Djinn-fairy waiting to be released from her chamber by a good and heroic prince. Brought up together they are as close as brothers until the day Azur's father cruelly separates them, banishing the nurse and Asmar from his home and sending Azur away to the city to receive schooling from a personal tutor. Years later, Azur is haunted by memories of the legendary Djinn-fairy, and takes it upon himself to journey all the way to Asmar's homeland to seek it out. Now reunited, he finds that Jénane has since become a successful merchant, while Asmar is now a member of the Royal Guard. However, Asmar also longs to find the Djinn-fairy, and only one of the two youths can be successful in their quest.
Tales of the Night, 1h24
Directed by Michel Ocelot
Origin France
Genres Fantasy, Animation
Themes Films set in Africa, Films about animals, Feminist films, Films about magic and magicians, Films about Tibet, Wolves in film, Werewolves in film, Political films, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Julien Béramis, Jonathan Kite, Michel Elias, Olivier Claverie, Yves Barsacq, Fatoumata Diawara
Rating69% 3.457513.457513.457513.457513.45751
A girl, a boy and an old cinema technician tell stories every night in a small theater. Before each story, the boy and the girl decide, in accordance with the old technician, they will play the characters in the story they will interpret, they also choose a time and a country as well as costumes through documentation the technician brings them, and make clothing and accessories with a computer-controlled machine. They then perform the story on stage.
Kiki's Delivery Service, 1h42
Directed by Hayao Miyazaki
Origin Japon
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Fantasy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Feminist films, Films about magic and magicians, Transport films, Aviation films, Films about cats, Witches in film, Political films, Road movies, Alternate history films, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Minami Takayama, Rei Sakuma, Kappei Yamaguchi, Keiko Toda, Yuriko Fuchizaki, Kōichi Yamadera
Rating78% 3.949063.949063.949063.949063.94906
Thirteen-year-old Kiki leaves home to train as a witch with her talking black cat Jiji. She flies on her broomstick to the port city of Koriko. While trying to find somewhere to live, Kiki is pursued by Tombo, a geeky boy obsessed with aviation who admires her flying ability.
Aquamarine
Aquamarine (2006)
, 1h44
Directed by Elizabeth Allen, Elizabeth Allen
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Themes Feminist films, Films about magic and magicians, Seafaring films, Transport films, Mermaids in film, Political films, Buddy films, Children's films
Actors Emma Roberts, JoJo, Sara Paxton, Jake McDorman, Arielle Kebbel, Claudia Karvan
Rating53% 2.6581952.6581952.6581952.6581952.658195
Best friends Hailey Rogers (JoJo) and Claire Brown (Emma Roberts) are upset to know that they will be separated in five days as Hailey has to move to Australia because of her mother's (Claudia Karvan) job. Claire, senisible and slightly naive, looks up to Hailey as a mother figure in some ways, since her parents drowned in a boat accident years before. She now lives with her grandparents by the beach near Hailey, who is more daring and adventurous, in a small Florida town.
The Snow Queen, 1h4
Directed by Lev Atamanov
Genres Drama, Fantasy, Animation
Themes Feminist films, Films about magic and magicians, Witches in film, Political films, Children's films
Actors Maria Babanova, Ianina Boleslavovna Jeïmo, Sergey Martinson, Sandra Dee
Rating77% 3.879813.879813.879813.879813.87981
Hans Christian Andersen's story is simplified in this animated feature, which begins with an animated copy of his fairy tales, introduced by a little man, who says he is "old Dreamy" ("Ole Lukøje"). Old Dreamy tells the viewer that on days when the master storyteller Andersen is not overtired, he puts him to sleep with his colorful, magic umbrella ("slumbrella") that also causes him to dream wonderful stories, which he then writes as his fairy tales. Old Dreamy then narrates the story of the Snow Queen, which he begins with Kay and Gerda up in their window box garden, planting two roses together, which Kay calls "our roses",
Tales from Earthsea, 1h55
Directed by Gorō Miyazaki
Genres Science fiction, Fantasy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Feminist films, Films about magic and magicians, Films about dragons, Witches in film, Political films, Children's films
Actors Bunta Sugawara, Junichi Okada, Aoi Teshima, Yuko Tanaka, Teruyuki Kagawa, Jun Fubuki
Rating65% 3.250823.250823.250823.250823.25082
A war galley is caught in a storm at sea. The ship's weatherworker is distressed to realize he has lost the power to control the wind and waves, but is more so when he sees two dragons fighting above the clouds, during which one is killed by the other—an unprecedented and impossible occurrence.