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Chasseurs de dragons (2008)

A fantastic tale telling the adventures of two dragon hunters!
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Lian-Chu (voice)
Patrick Timsit ...
Gwizdo (voice)
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Le Seigneur Arnold (voice)
Amanda Lear ...
Gildas (voice)
Marie Drion ...
Zoé (voice)
Jeremy Prevost ...
Hector (voice)
Jean-Marc Lentretien ...
Mamular (voice)
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Fat John (voice)
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Gildas (voice)
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Lord Arnold (voice)
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Zoé (voice) (as Mary Matilyn Mouser)
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Gwizdo / Bat / Lensflair (voice)
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Lian-Chu (voice)
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Hector (voice)
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The world has become a vast conglomerate of islands of varying size and shape. This babbling universe is mainly populated with ruthless rogues, surly peasants and illiterate, petty lords. Their main concerns revolve around two fundamental rules: Eat and don't get eaten. For this new world has become infested with a terrible plague: omnipresent, monstrously famished, mutant creatures, are wreaking havoc - They are known as the Dragons. Gwizdo and Lian-Chu are two dragon hunters, but are a long way from being among the best. Their only real talents: the size of the hulking brute with the heart of gold, Lian-Chu, and Gwizdo's talent for scams of all and any shape or form. Their sole ambition: to buy a little farm where they can relax and raise mussels, a creature that is a lot less unpleasant and difficult to hunt down than dragons. A few islands away rises the fortress of Lord Arnold. Arnold has a problem: he's living in terror at the thought of the return of World Eater, that horrible ... Written by Anonymous

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La chasse aux dragons, c'est pas un conte de fées (Dragon hunting isn't a fairy tale)


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Rated PG for some scary images, fantasy action and language | See all certifications »

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26 March 2008 (France)  »

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Cazadores de dragones  »

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€11,000,000 (estimated)
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There is an 'Easter Egg' near the beginning, after Zoé is saved from the Jim Bobs by Lian-Chu and Gwizdo is relating the exploits of 'Sir' Lian-Chu in order to convince Zoé to hire them, and Gwizdo says "Wham, bam, thank you ma'am!" This is American adult slang for a 'quickie' or a brief sexual encounter, and inappropriate in an animated movie intended for young audiences. See more »

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Zoé: [with reference to jaws] "Were going to need a bigger island"
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Follows Chasseurs de dragons (2004) See more »

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Performed by Jalan Jalan
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A wonderful animated story which breaks free from American cartooning
18 September 2008 | by See all my reviews

I voted this a 10 out of 10 simply because it is the best animated story I have been able to see in quite some time. The animation is stunning. The artwork behind each and every landscape was beautiful. From the colors to the lighting to the not standard fare of artistry. I was amazed. Moving beyond the beauty on the screen, you are immersed in a storyline that is at once timeless and at the same turn fresh. Character development is brief yet these touchstone moments are exactly what is needed to clue the viewer in to what and why and how the character has come to where they stand. I'm impressed with the entire affair and think this is a must see for the entire family.


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