Taxandria (1994)

Synopsis

 

The encounter between a lighthouse keeper and a young prince takes the latter to an imaginary world, Taxandria. In this fantastic setting, the lighthouse keeper leads the young prince to an insight into the power of love and the value of freedom.

 

“It's not an animation film”.

 

Palmarès

 

1995: Grand Prize: International Fantastic Film Festival - Porto (Portugal).

1995: Grand Prize: International Fantastic Film Festival - Rome (Italy).

1995: Nomination: European Award for Best Fantastic Film - Porto (Portugal), Sitges (Spain), Rome (Italy) and Brussels.

 

 

Technical sheet

 

  • Format: 35mm

  • Colour

  • Frame: 1 x 1.66

  • Sound: Optical-Stereo Dolby

  • Length: 90 '

  • Original version: English

  • Directed by: Raoul Servais

  • Script: Frank Daniel, Raoul Servais & Alain Robbe-Grillet

  • Special Effects: Doron Fitterman & Efi Wizen

  • Animation: Raoul Servais

  • Backgrounds & graphic concept: François Schuiten

  • Camera: Walther Vanden Ende, Gilberto Azevedo

  • Editing: Chantal Hymans

  • Music: Kim Bullard

  • Sound: Philip Vandendriessche

  • Cast: Armin Mueller-Stahl, Andrew Sachs, Julien Schoenaerts, and others

  • Executive producer: Dominique Standaert

  • Produced by: Iblis Films, Bibo TV & Film (Berlin), Les Productions Drussart (Paris), Prascino Pictures (Amsterdam), and others, realised with the support of the Flemish and French Community