Madame Tutli-Putli boards the night train, weighed down with all her earthly possessions and the ghosts of her past.
She travels alone, facing both the kindness and menace of strangers. As day descends into dark, she finds herself caught up in a desperate metaphysical adventure. Adrift between real and imagined worlds, Madame Tutli-Putli confronts her demons and is drawn into an undertow of mystery and suspense. ~ from NFB.ca
Country of Origin: Canada
|Laurie Maher||... Madame Tutli-Putli|
Much of the inherent emotion and sheer creepiness of this film comes from the expressiveness of Madame Tutli-Putli's eyes. They are in fact the live-action eyes of a human actor that have been digitally composited on to the 15" tall wire and silicone puppets. For more on this process, read FXguide's article Eyes are the Window to Madame Tutli Putli
|FXguide: "Eyes are the Window to Madame Tutli Putli" -- article describing the process of digitally adding the Madame Tutli-Putli's human eyes to stop-motion puppets|
|NFB: "Madame Tutli-Putli" -- trailer, images, behind-the-scenes and more|