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Leap! (2016)

Ballerina (original title)
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An orphan girl dreams of becoming a ballerina and flees her rural Brittany for Paris, where she passes for someone else and accedes to the position of pupil at the Grand Opera house.

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(as Éric Summer),

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(original idea) (as Éric Summer), (original story) (as Éric Summer) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Felicie (voice)
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Victor (voice)
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Odette (voice)
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Camille (voice)
Terrence Scammell ...
Mérante / Postman (voice) (as Terence Scammel)
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Rudolph / Mathurin (voice)
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Regine (voice)
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Director of Opera (voice)
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Dora / Rosita (voice) (as Elena Dunkleman)
Shoshana Sperling ...
Nora (voice) (as Soshana Sperling)
Jamie Watson ...
Greasy Guard / Janitor (voice)
Bronwen Mantel ...
Mother Superior (voice)
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Luteau (voice)
Ricardo El Mandril Sanchez ...
Postman (voice) (as Ricardo Sanchez)
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Regine / Mother Superior / Felicie's Mother (voice)
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An orphan girl dreams of becoming a ballerina and flees her rural Brittany for Paris, where she passes for someone else and accedes to the position of pupil at the Grand Opera house.

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Never give up on your dreams


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some impolite humor, and action | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

25 August 2017 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Leap!  »

Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$2,351,359 (France) (18 December 2016)

Gross:

$12,760,985 (USA) (4 September 2017)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Félicie, voiced by Elle Fanning, competes for the lead role in the ballet The Nutcracker. Fanning previously appeared in The Nutcracker in 3D (2010). See more »

Goofs

The Statue of Liberty is shown as being already green when it should be bronze. It didn't become green until 1900. See more »

Quotes

Victor: [shows Felicie into his new place of work] So, behold my office. Or as I like to call it, my 'inventorium'. I even invented that word here!
[leads her to a desk with blueprints on it]
Victor: Here, we see the plans of Chicken Wings, Version Three.
[He leans on the desk and slips, falling to the floor and sending his blueprints flying. He quickly gets back up and awkwardly continues the tour]
Victor: At the moment, my boss and I are working on several... Uh... important...
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Crazy Credits

The title doesn't appear until the end of the film. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The 89th Annual Academy Awards (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

Cut to the Feeling
Written by Carly Rae Jepsen, Simon Wilcox and Nolan Lambroza
Performed by Carly Rae Jepsen
Produced by Nolan Lambroza (as Sir Nolan)
Mixed by Serge Courtois
Programming by Nolan Lambroza
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Ballerina is a great animation film
26 May 2017 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Ballerina is a great french-Canadian animation film about 2 waifs who escape their orphanage and go to Paris to reach their dreams & never give up, Félicie (Elle Fanning) with a passion a natural talent for dance & Victor (Dane Dehaan) an inventor. Beautiful music, landscapes & sceneries, a Belle Époque tale that involves the construction of the Eiffel Tower & the Statue of Liberty. A kindly maid & a distinguished professor manage her to succeed. A movie for the whole family.


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