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The Journey to Melonia (1989)

Resan till Melonia (original title)
When a ship sinks during a storm, a slave from the industrial island of Plutonia is washed up on the beaches of paradise island Melonia, where the "all-powerful" wizard Prospero and his strange friends reside.

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Prospero (voice)
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Miranda (voice) (as Robin Carlsson)
Olle Sarri ...
Ferdinand (voice)
Tomas von Brömssen ...
Ariel (voice)
Ernst Günther ...
Caliban (voice)
Jan-Olof Strandberg ...
William (voice)
Ingvar Kjellson ...
Captain Christmas tree (voice)
Eva Rydberg ...
The cook (voice)
Jan Blomberg ...
Slug (voice)
Hans Alfredson ...
Slagg (voice)
Nils Eklund ...
Rorsman (voice)
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The beautiful paradise island Melonia is inhabited by the wizard Prospero, his daughter Miranda and all their friends. The island is under threat from the industry island Plutonia, blackened by soot particles from coal particles and governed by two greedy managers who keeps small children as their slaves in the factories. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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Fantasier kring Shakespeares Stormen.


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15 December 1989 (Sweden)  »

Also Known As:

The Journey to Melonia: Fantasies of Shakespeare's 'The Tempest'  »

Box Office

Budget:

SEK 22,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

SEK 3,173,039 (Sweden)
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1.66 : 1
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Loosely based on Shakespeare's famous play The Tempest. See more »

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Version of The Tempest (1939) See more »

Soundtracks

SLUGS SÅNG
Music by Björn Isfält
Lyrics by Per Åhlin
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Excellent movie
5 October 2005 | by (Turkey) – See all my reviews

This movie reflects the culture and intelligence of distinguished European animated filmmakers. Per Ahlin's personal drawing style and characters are unique. The film is based on Shakespeare's masterpiece, the storm. First of all, it presents a strong message on the future of humanity, life and environmental pollution. This is one of the best animated movies I have ever seen. In my opinion this movie can be compared only to Miyazaki's "Spirited Away". It is clear that Per Ahlin is one of the most talented animators in the world. All children must see this movie ! And a last word: A nice treatment for humans suffering from Disney movies !


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