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Asterix in Britain (1986)
"Astérix chez les Bretons" (original title)

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The diminutive Asterix and his rather larger companion Obelix, warriors of the last village in Gaul still free after the Roman invasion, set out on a mission to deliver a barrel of their ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Roger Carel ...
Astérix (voice)
Pierre Tornade ...
Obélix (voice)
Graham Bushnell ...
Jolitorax (voice)
...
Cetinlapsus (voice)
Maurice Risch ...
Châteaupétrus (voice)
Roger Lumont ...
Stratocumulus (voice)
Nicolas Silberg ...
Motus (voice)
Albert Augier ...
Le marchand phénicien (voice)
Paul Bisciglia ...
(voice)
Bertie Cortez ...
(voice)
Gérard Croce ...
(voice) (as Gerard Croce)
Alain Doutey ...
(voice)
Michel Elias ...
(voice)
Michel Gatineau ...
Cétautomatix / le chef des pirates (voice)
Henri Labussière ...
Panoramix (voice)
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The diminutive Asterix and his rather larger companion Obelix, warriors of the last village in Gaul still free after the Roman invasion, set out on a mission to deliver a barrel of their druid's famous magic potion to help Asterix's cousin in Britain fight off the invading Roman army. Written by Benjamin John Evans <benj@whitley.unimelb.edu.au>

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I say! The Romans have invaded!


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3 December 1986 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Asteriks u Britaniji  »

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In the book, Jolitorax's shirt is green, while Zebigbos' is yellow. In the movie, Jolitorax's shirt is yellow, while Zebigbos' is green. See more »

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Soundtracks

Title Song
Performed by Cook da Books
Music by Vladimir Cosma
Lyrics by Jeff Jordan
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A wonderful satire on the 'British way of life'!
12 July 2014 | by (Greece) – See all my reviews

Of all those wonderful adventures of our brave Celtic friends Asterix and Obelix, I believe this one is the VERY best: it depicts all the... little peculiarities of the British in a hilariously funny way - a feast for the French authors, of course! At the time the 'Asterix' comics were created, there still were quite a lot of post-war animosities between the various European peoples; and so each one of those cartoons (some of them were adapted for the screen later, as animated films or 'real' movies or both) kept picking on the strange characteristics of some other people - the British, the Germans, the Swiss, the Vikings - , but without becoming malevolent or insulting - the only thing was, of course, that the Gauls were ALWAYS the strongest, the bravest, the most fearless, and the most stubborn ones...

Well, in this case, Asterix comes to the aid of his British cousin (which shows the Celtic relationship between the two peoples!) against the Romans - and along the way, Asterix and Obelix meet with about ALL the British 'traditions': tea-time (even during battles), driving on the wrong side of the road, drinking warm bear and eating stewed boar with peppermint sauce (what a SHOCK for Obelix!)...

In short, this FABULOUS animated movie will be a wonderful enjoyment for the kids - but also GREAT entertainment for the grown-ups, who understand the more subtle sides of all the humor it contains; a simply PERFECT family film!


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