One of the most unique and visually stunning films in years, THE CITY OF LOST CHILDREN concerns a malevolent scientist who attempts to unlock the mystery of dreaming. To this end, he kidnaps young children and studies them as they sleep. From Jean-Pierre Jeunet, the director of AMELIE and ALIEN: RESURRECTION. MPAA Rating: R Â© 1995 Claudie Ossard Productions, Constellation Productions S.A., Lumiere Studio Canal +, France 3 Cinema, Elias Querajeta and Tele Munchen. All Rights Reserved.