Synopsis 90 minutes :
An orphan girl dreams of becoming a dancer
in this charming animated kids’ film set in
1879 France. Flame-haired Félicie (voiced by
Elle Fanning) runs away from her Brittany
orphanage with her friend Victor (Dane DeHaan).
In Paris, he becomes an apprentice to Gustave
Eiffel, and she joins the Opera as a ballerina
– by assuming a rich girl’s identity. It’s a
classic rags-to-riches set-up that captures the
thrill of success while delivering a lesson
about the need to work jolly hard to get there.
Fanning’s earnest voiceover helps make Félicie
a winning heroine, while DeHaan’s Victor is a
sweet, smitten teen…..