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The adventures of Golden Retriever pup Napoleon and his friend, the parrot Birdo Lucci.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jamie Croft ...
Napoleon (voice)
Philip Quast ...
Birdo (voice)
Susan Lyons ...
Napoleon's Mum / Other Wallaby (voice)
Coralie Sawade ...
Kids' Mother (voice)
Brenton Whittle ...
Owl / Frog / Wombat / Other Wallaby / Desert Mouse (voice)
Anne-Louise Lambert ...
Spider / Earless Wallaby / Desert Mouse (voice) (as Anne Lambert)
Carole Skinner ...
Cat (voice)
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Lorikeet / Rabbit (voice)
Tracey Canini ...
Lorikeet / Rabbit (voice)
Annabel Sims ...
Lorikeet / Rabbit (voice)
Neusa Timms ...
Lorikeet / Rabbit (voice)
Debbie Horn ...
Lorikeet / Rabbit (voice)
Lucia Mastrantone ...
Lone Lorikeet (voice)
Frank Whitten ...
Koala (voice)
Fiona Press ...
Other Wallaby / Galah (voice)
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Storyline

Napoleon is a little dog that lives in Sydney. He and his mother live with a family, but Napoleon loves to dream about meeting the wild dogs that live far away, and eventually becoming one himself. One day he gets into a basket hung from some balloons and flies away into the sky. The wind carries him to a nearby island where the basket finally lands. There he meets all kinds of different animals; some of them are friendly, but some aren't. With the help of a parakeet friend he learns the secrets of living alone in the island and defending himself from wild animals. He goes in search of the wild dogs, whom he finally finds. He is very happy with them, but then he gets homesick and starts to miss his mother, so he decides to go home again. Written by Marcos Eduardo Acosta Aldrete

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10 October 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

AUD 4,300,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$47,687 (USA) (10 October 1997)

Gross:

$47,687 (USA) (10 October 1997)
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With a budget of 4.3 million Australian dollars, this was, at the time of production, the most expensive independent film made in South Australia. See more »

Goofs

When Napoleon meets the "owl", it is not actually an owl. The animal is actually a Tawny Frogmouth. See more »

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Napoleon: This kittens really lost her mittens.
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Napoleon
9 May 2009 | by (New Zealand) – See all my reviews

Napoleon as a movie tends to be filled with joy, music and cute animals. Even with the flaws of the storyline the movie still is able to be enjoyable if you set aside all your critiques and just watch it as a movie. The characters and the lame humour actually made me laugh but it is actually the characters who make this movie.

Without Birdo, Napoleon and all the other characters in this movie you would not have a movie and I give Kudos to all the voice actors for their amazing portrayal. I particularly enjoyed Birdo and the Koala but that's not to say that the others were bad. Even the cat was pretty well done.

A nice cheerful movie, if a little old.


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