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Delgo, an adventurous but naive teenager, must rally his group of friends to protect their world from conflict between the Lockni and Nohrin people.

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Delgo (voice)
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Filo (voice)
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Princess Kyla (voice)
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Sedessa (voice)
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Bogardus (voice)
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Raius (voice)
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Elder Marley (voice)
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King Zahn (voice)
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Spig (voice)
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Delgo's Father (voice)
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Kurrin (voice)
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Jeff Winter ...
Giddy / Lockni Man (voice)
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In an exotic divided land, Delgo, an adventurous dreamer but naive teenager, must rally his group of troubled youth and some unlikely friends to protect their world from conflict between the terrestrial Lockni people, who harness the mysteries of the land, And the winged Nohrin people, who rule the skies. They live - segregated - in an uneasy peace until Delgo was framed for a crime he did not commit. After enlisting the help of a unlikely friend to escape a Nohri prison, Delgo discovers Imhoff is in danger so he must unite the two races against a common foe. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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In a divided land, a troubled youth and some unlikely friends must save the world from itself.


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Rated PG for sequences of fantasy action violence | See all certifications »

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Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$511,920 (USA) (12 December 2008)

Gross:

$511,920 (USA) (12 December 2008)
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A disappointment, with some brief good moments
13 February 2010 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Wow. It's like Lord of the Rings never happened at the start of the decade.

Even the opening credits sequence with those bloated flying things just made me cringe.

It appears to have been written and animated by middle-schoolers, and yes they were probably high too. They had to bring in all that big-name talent to do the voices, or the handful of people who did go see this film wouldn't have even gone.

However, I do credit the animators with at least making a handful of nice images in the film. But really, a film like this should be beautiful to look at from start to finish, not just a few brief instants.

There are not-so-subtly racist overtones, and the use of the slur "pansies" renders it even unfit for viewing by children, although infants are probably the only age group likely to be able to enjoy it.

Watching this, I feel insulted as a viewer. It's geared towards infants, as far as I can tell. Of course, so was Toy Story, but the difference is that Toy Story is a masterpiece, and this is ... not.

And the thing was about 30 minutes too long.

If I had been associated with this project, I would have wanted it to disappear quickly and be permanently "lost". I would not be alleging that a more competent team "stole" it. But, these days, it seems the courts are the refuge of the incompetent, when it comes to content creation. Avatar is such a superior work that obviously required far more effort, that there is just no way that the Delgo team could ever hope to claim to have contributed to it. Rather, it seems more likely to me as a viewer that Delgo was ripped off from Avatar, and rushed out the door to beat it to market. An inside job.


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