An old man, a young anthropomorphic koala, a South Pole penguin and Albert, a magic sentient walking and talking bowl of pudding with an attitude are searching for koala's missing parents. However, sinister forces want the pudding.

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Sam Sawnoff (voice)
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Bill Barnacle (voice)
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Albert the Magic Pudding (voice)
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Bunyip Bluegum (voice)
Dave Gibson ...
John Laws ...
Rumpus Bumpus (voice)
Greg Carroll ...
Watkin Wombat (voice)
Peter Gwynne ...
Michael Veitch ...
Bandicoot (voice)
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Buncle (voice)
Mary Coustas ...
Ginger (voice)
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Frog on the Log (voice)
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Meg Bluegum (voice)
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Tom Bluegum (voice)
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An old man, a young anthropomorphic koala, a South Pole penguin and Albert, a magic sentient walking and talking bowl of pudding with an attitude are searching for koala's missing parents. However, sinister forces want the pudding.

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14 December 2000 (Australia)  »

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Sam Neill appears in this movie based on a children's book by Norman Lindsay. In Sirens (1993), Sam Neill appears as Norman Lindsay. See more »

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What was that silly cartoon about??
30 March 2005 | by (France) – See all my reviews

As a French viewer with no knowledge about the original story, I would say this cartoon is like a UFO for a French audience. Both kids and parents were yawning after half an hour. As the movie was dubbed in French, the Australian accents were totally missed. The story upon which the movie is based is unknown to French viewers, so the movie just does not click. The baddie scared my nearly 4-year old, and I did not like the graphics very much. The various sequences in the movie just don't flow, you go from one character to another in what seemed totally random to me. I don't get the psychology of the cake either, but then I guess this won't prevent me from sleeping... I would be curious to read the original book, though. Anyway, I would not be paid to go see it again.


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