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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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Narrator (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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12 December 2008 (USA)  »

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Delgo e il destino del mondo  »

Box Office

Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$511,920 (USA) (12 December 2008)
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This should have remained a computer game...
2 August 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

As a scriptwriter and producer of, and all-round lover of all types of animation, no matter where in the world it is from, I rushed to see this movie as soon as possible. The trailer looked okay and the art seemed original. So how disappointed was I when it turned out to be this bad. I spent an hour with the deepening niggle that I had seen this all before and in the end realised that, of course, I had. The character and set designs are taken from old (admittedly high quality) adventure games a la 1985, the animation movement is just a little out in many scenes, the script is an awful cobbled hash of better films, and even the voices don't really fit. It may be her last film, but sadly Anne Bancroft simply sounds old and tired. So what was Delgo about? The bad guy secretly pushing peaceful neighbours to go to war, the boy and girl from each side of the divide, the awful, bad leader/general, the overwhelming odds... yadda yadda yadda. You've seen it all before, and the fact that it is from a "new independent" studio makes no difference to its quality, which is cynically derivative, rushed to the screen and generally inferior. Do yourself a favour and play the old adventure games instead. They still have an air of naive originality.


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