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Boo, Zino & the Snurks (2004)

Back to Gaya (original title)
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The beautiful world of Gaya is home to a community of creatures, who are much smaller than humans, but who have an uncanny resemblance to them. But the Gayans are facing imminent danger. ... See full summary »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Alanta (voice)
Glenn Wrage ...
Zino (voice)
Alan Marriott ...
Boo (voice)
Bob Saker ...
Mayor / Tramp (voice)
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Female Gayan / Susi (voice)
Kate Robbins ...
Female Gayan / Valerie (voice)
John Guerrasio ...
Galger (voice)
Redd Pepper ...
Bramph (voice) (as Red Pepper)
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Zeck (voice)
Stephan Lander ...
Claudia Lössl ...
E.N.I.A.C. (voice)
Dimitri Kyrianos ...
Billy (voice)
Dan Russell ...
Fred / Chad (voice)
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Boo (voice)
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Storyline

The beautiful world of Gaya is home to a community of creatures, who are much smaller than humans, but who have an uncanny resemblance to them. But the Gayans are facing imminent danger. Someone has stolen the magic stone called Dalamite without which this world is doomed. Two Gayans named Boo and Zino embark on a dangerous mission to track down and recover the stone. As they attempt to find the stone, their journey takes them into another world that is both strange and frightening! Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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Fantasy | Animation

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for scary action and some mild language | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

18 March 2004 (Germany)  »

Also Known As:

Boo, Zino & the Snurks  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

£131,020 (UK) (15 October 2004)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

This is the first German film to be completely computer generated. See more »

Crazy Credits

Also special thanks to our three beloved coffee machines. They have had a hard job, too. See more »

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Featured in Jambareeqi Reviews: Boo, Zino and the Snurks (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Teach The World to Love
Composed by John Cacavas/Bonnie Cacavas
Performed by the John Cacavas Orchestra
Published by Carlin Production Music
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technically convincing movie with a lack of timing
20 March 2004 | by (Los Angeles, CA) – See all my reviews

Well, today I've finally watched "Back To Gaya" which I was eagerly waiting for. My anticipation was damped because of the bad trailer which had a bad synchronisation and did not help to make one curious about the movie. Fortunately the movie was much better than what I had expected. Actually it is quite good but it has three major timing problems:

1. technically: the animation is not very good (not a single run cycle seems correct in this movie) 2. the pace: the movie seems to last longer than it is because of bad pacing 3. the jokes: first of all there are too few and second they have a bad timing. Either you know the joke seconds before it is spoken or you miss it because you don't have time to laugh about it

On the other hand BTG is technically very well done (except the animation) has tons of places and objects, is beautiful colored and has a nice music. Everyone that likes CG-movies should see it, it's worth the money... all the other should give Brother Bear a chance - since it is much better than most people think =) Well, give it a try - both of them.


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