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Le château des singes (1999)

A rebellious teenage monkey refuses to believe what he has been told and sets out to find the truth.
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Kom (voice)
Sally Ann Marsh ...
Gina (voice)
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Sebastian (voice)
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Gerard the Gormless (voice)
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The King (voice)
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Master Martin (voice)
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The Governess (voice)
French Tickner ...
Korkonak (voice)
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Princess Ida (voice)
William Vanderpuye ...
Lionel (voice)
Paul Dobson ...
Gavin (voice)
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Kom's Mother (voice)
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Monkey Cries (voice)
Tara Römer ...
Kom (voice)
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The King (voice)
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A rebellious teenage monkey refuses to believe what he has been told and sets out to find the truth.

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A Funky Monkey Jungle Tumble


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We Are One
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Written by Steve Mac, Wayne Hector, Alexandre Desplat
Performed by Westlife
Courtesy of RCA Records/ BMG Entertainment UK
Produced by Steve Mac for Rokstone Productions
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Why such a low rating?
25 May 2012 | by See all my reviews

I saw this cartoon in France when it came out with my daughter, who was 8. We both really enjoyed it at the time. Later I got a copy from friends in France, and we watched it again. There are some flaws, but on the whole it's an excellent story about the dangers of ignorance, the beauty of dreams, and the wonders of the unknown. Some monkeys leave in the canopy of the forest and do not dare to come down to the dark, far away, unknown bottom as they see it as a dangerous place. But when one of them, more daring than the rest finds his way down there, he discovers a lot of amazing facts. The characters are well defined and interpreted (at least in the French version, I haven't heard the English) and, even though the animation is sometimes choppy, it gains back points with the pure beauty of the decors. And sometimes if the story meanders, it is to spend the time necessary to add some "human" touches to the characters. There is a morale too, but I will let you discover it for yourself.


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