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Free Jimmy (2006)

Slipp Jimmy fri (original title)
Four stoners, five vegans, three mobsters, four hunters and a million reasons to free one junkie elephant.

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Roy Arnie (voice)
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Roy Arnie has a dream. One day he will run his own circus and conquer the world. Today, however, he is a stable-hand working in the Circus Stromowski, a miserable Russian big top, run by a hopeless alcoholic fourth generation circus director, Igor Stromowski, and full of useless has-beens and tired animals, which will only perform under the influence of narcotics. Roy Arnie invites his old buddies Gaz and Odd, and their sidekick Flea, to come and work at the circus, and while work is an alien concept to Gaz and Odd, the appearance of an irate criminal who they are indebted to decides the issue. At the circus, Roy Arnie introduces the trio to the star attraction: Jimmy the elephant. Formerly a great sight, but after 20 years at the circus he has become addicted to every drug under the sun. He performs in a purple haze, counting down the days until someone realizes he will be more useful as a set of piano keys. Roy Arnie keeps him going with a complex regime of uppers and downers to ... Written by Ellen Stokland

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21 April 2006 (Norway)  »

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NOK 100,000,000 (estimated)
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This is the first computer animated feature film in Norway's history. By January 2004 it was apparent that the total budget would be three times as originally planned, and the premiere was pushed back a year. See more »

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This film is dedicated to Joachim Nielsen 1964-2000 See more »

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Featured in Troldspejlet: Episode #38.8 (2007) See more »

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Tip-Toe thru' the Tulips with Me
Music by Joseph A. Burke (as Joe Burke)
Lyrics by Al Dubin
Published by Warner Bros Records
Performed by Tiny Tim
Produced under licence of Warner Bros Records Inc.
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Don't read the critic reviews, see it for yourself!
20 September 2007 | by See all my reviews

I would be wasting my time and breath on explaining the trouble with critic reviews. This film was described as "insufficiently funny" -- I am not sure why it is listed as a comedy, but it is certainly not one. With that said; this movie is FANTASTIC! It has funny moments in the sick and twisted fashion of life handing you lemons, however, it is beautifully and deliciously dark and twisted. VERY DARK, VERY WELL WRITTEN AND DIRECTED. Is this film for kids? NO. Is this film for teenagers, adults, and fans of good movies? YES! I hope this film finds it's English speaking market. I think the fans will love this film and I that one day it will reach the cult status it deserves. Great job!!


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