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The Elm-Chanted Forest (1986)
"Cudesna suma" (original title)

Not Rated  |   |  Animation, Family, Fantasy  |  1986 (Yugoslavia)
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A painter falls asleep beneath a magical elm tree and awakens with magical powers that allow him to communicate with the creatures of the forest. In the limited time that he possesses these... See full summary »

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Josip Marotti ...
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Vili Matula ...
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Ljubo Kapor ...
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Emil Glad ...
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Ivo Rogulja ...
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Helena Buljan ...
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Djurdja Ivezic ...
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Sven Lasta ...
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Vladimir Kovacic ...
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Adam Vedernjak ...
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Nada Rocco ...
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Vladimir Puhalo ...
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Veronika Kovacic ...
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Mladen Vasary ...
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Drago Krca ...
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A painter falls asleep beneath a magical elm tree and awakens with magical powers that allow him to communicate with the creatures of the forest. In the limited time that he possesses these powers, he must help save the forest from the threat of the evil Cactus King. Written by Anonymous

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Listen Carefully To The Wind And You Will Hear Its Whispers. [1988 U.S. video release]


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The first animated feature to be produced in the region of former Yugoslavia (and also the first from present-day Croatia). See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
Emperor Spine: Did you say... did you say..."BEAVER"?
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Followed by The Magician's Hat (1990) See more »

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Time and Again
Written by Dennis Leogrande and Fred P. Sharkey
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A Curiosity
7 July 2001 | by (England) – See all my reviews

A painter falls asleep under a enchanted elm and is granted special powers. For a short time he is able to paint magically and to communicate with plants, animals & forest gods. He joins forces with a beaver, a bear, a trio of hedgehogs & a thistle to defeat the evil Cactus King.

It's odd. Very odd. You should see it. My rating 7/10


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