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Lucky and Zorba (1998)

La gabbianella e il gatto (original title)
A dying seagull entrusts her egg to a cat named Zorba, who promises three things: he won't eat the egg, he'll care for the egg, and he'll teach the baby seagull to fly.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Luis Sepúlveda ...
Poet (voice)
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Zorba (voice)
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Big Rat (voice)
Melba Ruffo ...
Bobulina (voice)
Sofia Baratta ...
Lucky (voice)
Veronica Puccio ...
Lucky (voice)
Domitilla D'Amico ...
Lucky (voice)
Margherita Birri ...
Nini (voice)
Gabriele Patriarca ...
Pallino (voice)
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Diderot (voice)
Paolo Lombardi ...
Colonel (voice)
Valerio Ruggeri ...
Secretary (voice)
Paola Tedesco ...
Rosa Dei Venti (voice)
Alida Milana ...
Kengah (voice)
Fabrizio Vidale ...
Igor (voice)
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A dying seagull entrusts her egg to a cat named Zorba, who promises three things: he won't eat the egg, he'll care for the egg, and he'll teach the baby seagull to fly.

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Together they learn the true meaning of friendship.


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23 December 1998 (Italy)  »

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$6,000,000 (estimated)
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1.66 : 1
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14 September 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I watched this movie dubbed in Spanish on a DVD that came free with a Spanish magazine, so I obviously wasn't expecting much. What I found though is one of the most heartwarming children's films I've ever seen. There are some great songs (in Spanish anyway) and the DVD I have even has a karaoke feature should you decide you like them so much (yes, I've done it). The story does pretty much what the title says. A seagull dies and leaves a cat to look after her egg. The film follows the adventures of the baby seagull and her cat friends. There are moments of sorrow and others of happiness. I'm sorry for not being more articulate but my point is that I was emotionally touched and I think you will be too. Watch it if ever you get the chance.


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