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Delgo -- Delgo, an adventurous but naive teenager, must rally his group of friends to protect their world from conflict between the Lockni and Nohrin people.
Delgo -- In a divided land, it takes a rebellious boy, Delgo (Freddie Prinze, Jr.), and his clandestine love for a princess of an opposing race, Kyla (Jennifer Low Hewitt), to stop a war orchestrated by a power hungry villain. In theaters, December 12.

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Writers:
Patrick J. Cowan (screenplay) and
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Release Date:
12 December 2008 (USA) See more »
Tagline:
In a divided land, a troubled youth and some unlikely friends must save the world from itself.
Plot:
Delgo, an adventurous but naive teenager, must rally his group of friends to protect their world from conflict between the Lockni and Nohrin people. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
User Reviews:
A disappointment, with some brief good moments See more (24 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Freddie Prinze Jr. ... Delgo (voice)

Chris Kattan ... Filo (voice)

Jennifer Love Hewitt ... Princess Kyla (voice)

Anne Bancroft ... Sedessa (voice)

Val Kilmer ... Bogardus (voice)

Malcolm McDowell ... Raius (voice)

Michael Clarke Duncan ... Elder Marley (voice)

Louis Gossett Jr. ... King Zahn (voice)

Eric Idle ... Spig (voice)

Burt Reynolds ... Delgo's Father (voice)

Kelly Ripa ... Kurrin (voice)

Sally Kellerman ... Narrator (voice)

Jed Rhein ... Ando

Melissa McBride ... Miss Sutley / Elder Pearo (voice)
Jeff Winter ... Giddy / Lockni Man (voice)
Jeffrey Winter ... Giddy / Lockni Man (voice) (as Jeff Winter)

Armin Shimerman ... Nohrin Merchant (voice)
Don Stallings ... Gelmore / Elder Kiros (voice)
Brad Abrell ... Spog (voice)

Tristan Rogers ... Nohrin Officer (voice)
Gustavo Rex ... Elder Canta (voice)

Nika Futterman ... Elder Jaspin (voice)

John Vernon ... Nohrin Judge (voice)
Susan Bennett ... Melsa (voice)
David Heyer ... Talusi (voice)

Mary Mouser ... Baby Delgo (voice) (as Mary Matilyn Mouser)
Louis K. Adler ... Soldiers (voice)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Emmy Cicierega ... Old Lady (voice)
William R. Dean ... Prondo (voice)
Rachel Moore ... Girl in Crowd (as Rachel Niederhoffer)
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Directed by
Marc F. Adler 
Jason Maurer 
 
Writing credits
Patrick J. Cowan (screenplay) and
Carl Dream (screenplay) and
Jennifer A. Jones (screenplay)

Marc F. Adler (story) and
Scott Biear (story) and
Jason Maurer (story)

Produced by
Marc F. Adler .... producer
Wenden K. Baldwin .... line producer (as Wenden Baldwin)
Jennifer A. Jones .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Geoff Zanelli 
 
Cinematography by
Herb Kossover 
 
Casting by
Ruth Lambert 
 
Art Direction by
Mark A.W. Jackson 
Jang Chol Lee 
 
Production Management
Jason S. Rogers .... production manager
 
Art Department
Dave K. Komorowski .... lead sculptor
Jang Chol Lee .... storyboard art director
Jang Chol Lee .... storyboard artist
 
Sound Department
Gregg Barbanell .... foley artist
Lionel Guenoun .... dubbing mixer
Steve LeSieur .... foley mixer
Tom Ozanich .... sound re-recording mixer
Tom Ozanich .... supervising sound editor
Wouter van Herwerden .... sound recordist
Larry Winer .... original dialogue mixer
Drew Yerys .... assistant sound editor
 
Visual Effects by
Daniele Bigi .... lighter
Rufus Blow .... character animator
Jeff Brodsky .... digital artist
Alê Camargo .... compositing artist (as Alexandre Camargo)
Alê Camargo .... digital lighter (as Alexandre Camargo)
Floyd Casey .... visual effects supervisor
Eldar Cholich .... digital compositor
Eldar Cholich .... digital lighting
Patrick J. Cowan .... senior lighter
Scott Dace .... character animator
Scott Dace .... modeler
Jonathan Davis .... digital artist
Paul Diaz .... character animator
Erik Fokkens .... matte painter
Harold Fraga .... compositing artist
Harold Fraga .... digital lighter
Jonathan Galindez .... lighter
Matt Giovingo .... digital compositor
Matt Giovingo .... digital lighter
Philip Graham .... render wrangler
Warren Grubb .... visual effects supervisor
Chris Hickman .... character animator
Joe Hughes .... animation technical director
Chris Jolly .... lighter
Jina Kang .... digital lighter
Jina Kang .... senior technical director: lighting
Jason Key .... lighter
Dave K. Komorowski .... character modeler/rigger
Lee Kordel .... digital compositor
Lee Kordel .... digital lighter
Jeffrey Ling .... digital lighter
Gresham Lochner .... digital compositor
Andrea Maiolo .... technical director
Cheryl Meier .... digital artist
Sid Moye .... modeler
Christopher Mullins .... animation technical director
Jorge Obregon .... digital lighting artist
Hongseo Park .... character modeler/rigger
Maria Pavlou .... character animator
Brian Prince .... digital compositor
Brian Prince .... digital lighter
Jonathan Pytko .... digital artist
Jon Sadonsky .... render manager
Kott Skripalshikov .... character animator
Jeff Sullivan .... assistant character technical director
Jeff Sullivan .... lead crowd technical director
Scott G. Trosclair .... visual effects
Michael van Tonder .... visual effects
Matt Wilson .... environment effects
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Stephanie Cushing .... lighting supervisor
Jeremy Vickery .... lighting director
 
Animation Department
Kevin W. Clark .... crowd animator
Scott Dace .... animator
Pete Devlin .... animator
Peter Devlin .... animator
Paul Diaz .... animator
Paxton Gerrish .... animator
Warren Grubb .... animation director
Christopher Hickman .... animator
Thomas Judd .... animator
Cheryl Meier .... animator
Eileen Middleton .... animator
Matt Munn .... animator
Brett Paton .... animator
Maria Pavlou .... animator
Robyne Powell .... animator
Joe Shaw .... animator
Kott Skripalshikov .... animator
Ando Tammik .... animator
Danny Wawrzaszek .... animator
 
Editorial Department
Tricia Chiarenza .... color timer
 
Music Department
Jeffrey Biggers .... score music mixer
Bobby Tahouri .... composer: additional music
 
Other crew
Bryan Chaikin .... production assistant
Bora Dayioglu .... technical director
Laura Harris .... administrator
Jennifer A. Jones .... publicist
John Lytle .... technical director
Amy Taylor .... production coordinator
 
Thanks
Harrison Kossover .... thanks
 

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Rated PG for sequences of fantasy action violence
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94 min
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Fathom Studio had a partnership with Dell to provide the hardware to make the film. Hewlett-Packard and Apple have similar agreements with, respectively, DreamWorks Animation and Pixar.See more »

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3 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
A disappointment, with some brief good moments, 13 February 2010
Author: rgcustomer from Canada

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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