5.8/10
344
3 user

Peter-No-Tail in America (1985)

Pelle Svanslös i Amerikatt (original title)
Pelle is a cat who was born without a proper tail. He compensates this by studying hard and, much to the dismay of his archrival Måns, receives a fancy degree very few cats in Sweden have ... See full summary »

Writers:

(book), (screenplay)
Reviews
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Peter-No-Tail (1981)
Animation | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Pelle is a cat who was born without a proper tail. He is taken care of by a family living in Uppsala. Without a tail, he becomes the talk of the town among the other cats, and especially ... See full summary »

Directors: Jan Gissberg, Stig Lasseby
Stars: Mats Åhlfeldt, Ewa Fröling, Ernst-Hugo Järegård
Pelle Svanslös (TV Series 1997)
Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Stars: Björn Kjellman, Christer Fant, Leif Andrée
Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
Director: Mikael Ekman
Stars: Björn Kjellman, Cecilia Ljung, Christer Fant
Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Director: Staffan Götestam
Stars: Jonatan Lindoff, Oskar Löfkvist, Britta Pettersson
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Erik Lindgren ...
Pelle Svanslös (voice)
Ernst-Hugo Järegård ...
Elake Måns (voice)
Ewa Fröling ...
Maja Gräddnos (voice)
Björn Gustafson ...
Bull (voice)
Carl Billquist ...
Bill (voice)
Eddie Axberg ...
Råtta (voice)
Lena-Pia Bernhardsson ...
Nils Eklund ...
Rickard från Rickomberga (voice)
Charlie Elvegård ...
Laban från Observatorielunden (voice)
Åke Lagergren ...
Hans Lindgren ...
(voice)
Gunilla Norling ...
Frida (voice)
Jan Nygren ...
(voice)
Agneta Prytz ...
Gammel-Maja (voice)
Mille Schmidt ...
Filadelfiafille (voice)
Edit

Storyline

Pelle is a cat who was born without a proper tail. He compensates this by studying hard and, much to the dismay of his archrival Måns, receives a fancy degree very few cats in Sweden have obtained. Some time later he is visited by his relative Pelle Swanson who invites him over to visit his new home country America. There everything is bigger, even the rats are much fatter. Everything seems possible in America, even the prospect of finally having a proper tail and a sweetheart to call one's own. Written by Markku Kuoppamäki

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Animation | Family

Certificate:

See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

14 December 1985 (Sweden)  »

Also Known As:

Peter-No-Tail in Americat  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

, ,  »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

This was supposed to released in the US as part of the Clubhouse Pictures series but parent company Atlantic shelved it due to poor box office on the other films in that series. The film premiered on television instead. See more »

Connections

Follows Peter-No-Tail (1981) See more »

Soundtracks

MJAU TILL LIVET
Vocals by Lill Lindfors
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A truly strange film
2 May 2006 | by (Finland) – See all my reviews

I grew up watching Peter No-Tail and still today enjoy watching the original film. I enjoy cartoons in general. But this sequel is such a strange film that I have never been able to watch it thru. There's something very strange in how everything is drawn. It's not necessarily bad (though this is a Swedish low budget film), it's just very strange. I like bizarre films, Cronenberg and Lynch are some of my favourite directors, but this film is simply too bizarre and absurd. I guess the film feels so strange partly because you realize that the authors weren't trying to make a strange film. I am sure they had a great vision about the film, but somehow they went too far. Watching this film feels like an LSD overdose. It's a truly strange film. I recommend this film, but be prepared to not being able to finish it.


2 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Spanish version dra_buffy_summers-1
Discuss Peter-No-Tail in America (1985) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?