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Asterix and Caesar (1985)

Astérix et la surprise de César (original title)
Obelix falls for a new arrival in his home village in Gaul, but is heartbroken when her true love arrives to visit her. However, the lovers are kidnapped by Romans; Asterix and Obelix set ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Roger Carel ...
Asterix (voice)
Pierre Tornade ...
Obelix (voice)
...
Caius (voice)
Serge Sauvion ...
Cesar (voice)
Henri Labussière ...
Panoramix (voice)
Roger Lumont ...
Briseradius (voice)
José Luccioni ...
(voice)
Michel Barbey ...
Vinpetimus (voice) (as Michel Barbet)
Paul Mercey ...
(voice)
Yves Barsacq ...
(voice)
Pierre Mirat ...
Le cuisinier (voice)
Edmond Bernard ...
(voice)
Séverine Morisot ...
(voice)
Paul Bisciglia ...
(voice)
Henri Poirier ...
Le chef de camp / Le Romain au long discours (voice)
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Obelix falls for a new arrival in his home village in Gaul, but is heartbroken when her true love arrives to visit her. However, the lovers are kidnapped by Romans; Asterix and Obelix set out to rescue them on a dangerous journey that will involve gladiators, slavers and beauracracy - and a personal encounter with the Emperor himself, Julius Caesar... Written by Benjamin Evans <benj@whitley.unimelb.edu.au>

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Beating down a path to Rome!


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11 December 1985 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Astérix y la sorpresa del César  »

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1.66 : 1
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In the movie Getafix tells that Panacea is the niece of the chief. This fact was not stated in any of the Asterix books. See more »

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Version of Asterix and Obelix vs. Caesar (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

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Music by Vladimir Cosma
Lyrics by Plastic Bertrand
Performed by Plastic Bertrand
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Lively adventure with Asterix and Obelix enlisted into foreign Roman Legion and as gladiators to rescue Falbala
29 September 2008 | by See all my reviews

This cartoon movie concerns about our friends, this time Obelix falls in love with Falbala, though she has a fiancée already. Obelix is utterly enamored, blowing down a lot of trees with irritation his dog Ideafix. But they're kidnapped by a Roman patrol and taken to the African legion outpost. Then Asterix and Obelix are assigned by the chief Abraracourcix and druid Panoramix for looking them for.Our intimate duo, the intelligent Asterix and Obelix with super-human strength, enlist Roman Army and as gladiators into a fighters school. As always, on the ending the bard is tied and the village people eating boars in a gargantuan lunch. This is one of the best Asterix film, it's a sheer pleasure throughout, capturing outrageous adventures, feats and hilarious moments. Full of modern anachronisms that's common thing in Asterix' comic books and the animation is more careless than former renditions. The picture brilliantly retrieves the humour, strong satire and adventures of the original story based partially in 'Asterix Gladiator' by the masters René Goscinny and Albert Uderzo. Enjoyable and lively musical score by Vladimir Cosma, though with songs on the preface and the finale to much catching. The motion picture is well directed by Brizzi brothers who posteriorly directed a segment of 'Fantasia 2000'. This is a lot of fun for children, grown-ups and nostalgics


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