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Katy Caterpillar (1984)

Katy, la oruga (original title)
Young caterpillar Katy leaves her cherry-leaf tree home and her three sisters one day to learn more about the world and herself. She explores the nearby forest and meets various animals, other insects and even the spirit of Mother Nature.

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Credited cast:
Cristina Camargo ...
Katy (voice)
Alfonso Obregon ...
Gilberto (voice)
Héctor Lee ...
Chester (voice)
Francisco Colmenero ...
Clyde (voice)
Diana Santos ...
Abeja 5344 (voice)
Alvaro Tarcisio ...
Sapo (voice)
Eduardo Tejeda ...
Dafio (voice)
Nancy MacKenzie ...
Madre Naturaleza (voice)
Gabriela Willer ...
Hermana regordeta de Katy (voice)
Esteban Siller ...
Gato (voice)
Luis Bayardo ...
Ratón de ciudad (voice)
Patricia Acevedo ...
Hermana menor de Katy (voice)
Araceli de León ...
Denisse (voice)
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Gilbert (voice)
Bill Capizzi ...
Lenny (voice)
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Young caterpillar Katy leaves her cherry-leaf tree home and her three sisters one day to learn more about the world and herself. She explores the nearby forest and meets various animals, other insects and even the spirit of Mother Nature.

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14 December 1984 (USA)  »

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Sapo: ¿Buscas algo en especial?
Katy: Sí, mi vocación.
Sapa: ¿Vocación? Mh... No, no tengo nada de eso. Pero, ¿no te interearía comprar un botón?
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Followed by Katy Meets the Aliens (1988) See more »

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Somos Súper
Written by Silvia Roche & Nacho Méndez
Performed by 'Michelle Guiu'
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A long time ago... and I do mean it!
27 September 2001 | by (Mexico City) – See all my reviews

I must have been around 9 or 10 years old. My memory is all fuzzy over this, and I have never, ever seen any reference to this movie except for here. So I have decided to take a trip down memory lane, with the other 2 people who might also someday remember about this story.

First of all. I do remember this was a big deal in Mexico, since it was either the first animated motion picture to come out of Silvia Roche's (of "Odisea Burbujas" fame - who can forget!) mind. The usual media blitz now associated with a Disney release (although at a lesser scale, of course) was implemented here, too! I remember I had a Katy the Caterpillar glow-in-the-dark figurine, and there were books, toys, etc.

Funny thing is, why would a mexican cartoon had all the text in the movie in english? I clearly remember when Katy goes to a club, the banner reads "Cheese-o-theque", and the character read "Ques-o-teca". Pretty weird. I guess mexican kids were always second-rate to the producers.

Anyway, what was the story about? Simple. A caterpillar who thought she was too chubby and ugly, so she leaves home in search of adventures. Along the way, somehow, she morphs into a rather cute butterfly.

I would watch this one over again, but just because of the memories it brings back. If I remember correctly, the animation was terrible, the drawings were pretty bad, and everything was in english.

Still, I rate it a 7 because if I ever can watch it again, it will be the best trip down memory lane I could ever have.


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