There's a Bit Of Bluth In Trailer For French Animation Dofus Livre 1: Julith

There's something refreshing to the trailer for Jean-Jaques Denis and Wakfu director Anthony Roux's upcoming French animated feature Dofus Livre 1: Julith. For while the film clearly makes use of the full range of modern tools at the animators' disposal it equally clearly draws its inspirations - both in terms of story and art style - not from the post-Pixar wave of animated features but from the much earlier traditions of 2D cell animation with what feels to me like an obvious - and appreciated - nod to the work of Don Bluth.The strange little guy in the blue hood is well known to Krosmoz. His name is Joris and he's proposing to take you on a fantastic adventure. Our hero is leading a happy...

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