This is a remake of Walter Scott's Ivanhoe. Ivanhoe, a worthy and noble knight, the champion of justice returns to England after the holy wars. He finds England under the reign of Prince ... See full summary »
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Peng Zhang Li
Jeremy Marr Williams,
Zhang Ming Fang,
Li Zhong He
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Spencer Gordon Bennet,
George J. Lewis,
Ivanhoe is learning his way while having dealing with his father, Sir Cedric. The Normans are threatening England so he must quickly develop under the tutelage of the Black Knight, secretly King Richard, and followers of Robin Hood.
Another one of Burbank Films Australia's better efforts
Being someone who generally likes Burbank's offerings and greatly enjoys the story, while sometimes having corny dialogue and moments where the pace was a little too slow, I liked this version of Ivanhoe. The animation is not the best I've seen, but while the character designs could've been less sketchy the colours and backgrounds are really quite nice. The music is rousing also, and I did appreciate that a lot of detail went into the story so generally the plot did move along nicely. Adaptation-wise it is not as good as Wind in the Willows, but it is far better than the likes of Prisoner of Zenda or The Odyssey, you actually unlike those two versions actually feel the spirit is there at least here. The characters are not as interesting naturally as the ones in the original story, understandable considering the running time, but they are still engaging, while the voice work is solid. Overall, a good effort. 8/10 Bethany Cox
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