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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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Fifi Fox Song
Written by Arsen Dedic
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Finally the name!!
15 April 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I don't understand how anyone can say that this movie deserves a 1 as, unless they have no imagination, with all due respect, it is a children's movie. I have been trying to remember the name of this movie for years, and like most have always though it was the Enchanted Forest, recently I taped Once Upon A Forest on my Tivo. I thought maybe that was it, but alas I was wrong. That's when IMDb comes in and saves me. Now all I have to do is find a copy of this movie, I can't wait to watch it, I hope its been remastered onto DVD..if not...it could make someone a lot of money hint hint! I am so glad I figured this out, could have led to lots of sleepless night. Its a very good movie, with a wonderful moral, and I think everyone should watch it at least once.


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