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Jack et la mecanique du coeur (2014)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $0Details
Home Market Performance
Est. Domestic DVD Sales $186,614 Details
Est. Domestic Blu-ray Sales $95,561 Details
Total Est. Domestic Video Sales $282,175
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Edinburgh, 1874. On the coldest day in the history of the world, little Jack is born with his heart frozen solid. Wasting no time, midwife Madeleine takes action and saves his life by inserting a cuckoo-clock in place of his icy heart. And now Jack will long as he observes three golden rules: 1 - He must never touch the hands of the clock. 2 - He must master his anger. 3 - He must never, ever fall in love. But fall in love he does, to a bespectacled young street performer, Miss Acacia, with a soul-stirring voice. Now begins a journey of escape and pursuit, from Edinburgh to Paris to Miss Acacia's home in Andalusia.


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: September 24th, 2014 (Limited) by Dada Films, released as Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart
Video Release: October 7th, 2014 by Shout Factory, released as Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart
MPAA Rating: PG for scary images, suggestive material, some language and smoking.
(Rating bulletin 2320, 4/30/2014)
Running Time: 92 minutes
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Keywords: Development Hell, First Love, Romance, Coming of Age, Black and White Sequence, Dream Sequence, Terminal Illness, 1870s, Early / Simultaneous Video on Demand release
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Production Method:Digital Animation
Creative Type:Fantasy
Production Companies: EuropaCorp, Duran , France 3 Cinema, Umedia, Walking the Dog, Canal Plus
Production Countries: Belgium,

Lead Ensemble Members

   Miss Acacia

Supporting Cast

Richard Ridings    Arthur
Jessie Buckley    Anna
Sophia Ellis    Luna
Michelle Fairley    Brigitte Heim
Steve Nicolson    Crying Man

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Production and Technical Credits

Mathias Malzieu    Screenwriter
Mathias Malzieu    Story Creator
Virginie Besson-Silla    Producer
Soline Guyonneau    Editor
Dionysos Dionysos    Composer
Didier Lozahic    Sound Mixer
Guillaume Bouchateau    Supervising Sound Editor
Mike Ponton    Supervising Sound Editor

The bold credits above the line are the "above-the-line" credits, the other the "below-the-line" credits.

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for October 7th, 2014

October 7th, 2014

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September 26th, 2014

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