Animated Argentine film about a young girl turtle who gets lost on a balloon trip.
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Credited cast:
Rosario Sánchez Almada ...
Manuelita (voice)
Pelusa Suero ...
Larguirucho (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ariel Abadi ...
Manuelita's father (voice)
Enrique Conlazo ...
El Patriarca de los Pájaros (voice)
Néstor D'Alessandro ...
Manuelita's grandfather (voice)
Miguel Esteban ...
Cecilia Gispert ...
Bartolito (voice)
Susana Sisto ...
Carey (voice)
Horacio Yervé ...
Various Characters (voice)


Animated Argentine film about a young girl turtle who gets lost on a balloon trip.

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Sueña, vuela y disfruta con toda tu familia.


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Release Date:

8 July 1999 (Argentina)  »

Also Known As:

Manuelita  »

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1.85 : 1
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Argentina's official submission for the 1999 Oscar Awards, Foreign Language film category. See more »

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Boring & without merits to fight for an Oscar
23 June 2003 | by (Buenos Aires, Argentina) – See all my reviews

I don´t have a simple clue why the Argentine Academy choose this movie to represent the country for the Oscar. May be they thought that if the Academy can choose a Disney 's film could do the same thing with "Manuelita". Wrong. I like animation movies and I watch and enjoy it with my daughter but this was too much. If you have insomnia this is a good option. I really can sleep confortable because in ten minutes "Manuelita" closed my eyes until the end. The story (coming from a famous argentine kids song)is slow and boring and use some old characters from argentine TV mixed in a bad taste soup with new ones. If you have a choice between "Manuelita" and another one... Don´t think more about it: the other movie will be better, sure.

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