Though a cartoon, French animator Sylvain Chomet's often surreal and almost wordless film is definitely not a children's picture in the Disney sense. The highly stylized look, all B&W or dull-colored images, and mumbled dialogue may be off-putting to viewers accustomed to bright, loud and fast-paced cartoon features, but it should appeal to adventurous types looking for a more challenging animated feature. Sweet, loving grandmother Madame Souza has become the caretaker of her sad and lonely young grandson, Champion. She attempts to perk him up by offering piano lessons and buying him a dog, Bruno. Though Champion befriends the amiable and loyal mutt, who barks consta...