New York Times - 10/17/2008
"[T]he movie has a terrific flair for arabesque patterning, a gemlike luminosity of surface and a handsome, classical cast of mind."
A.V. Club - 04/22/2009
"[AZUR] ups the visual ante, with a fantastic opulence that increases steadily as the story progresses..." -- Grade: B+
In this colorful animated fantasy, two boys--one blond and fair named Azur, one dark skinned named Asmar--grow up as brothers, until Azur's father separates them. The boys grow up and take different paths, but when they reach adulthood, they both end up looking for the same thing: a Djinn fairy who needs to be rescued. Michel Ocelot, who previously crafted the film KIRIKOU AND THE SORCERESS, serves as director, screenwriter, and animator of this highly praised film.
A magical children?s film about two Princes searching for their Princesses.
Source - Genius Productions,Inc.
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