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A Town Called Panic (2009)
"Panique au village" (original title)

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Animated plastic toys like Cowboy, Indian and Horse have problems, too. Cowboy and Indian's plan to surprise Horse with a homemade birthday gift backfires when they destroy his house ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Stéphane Aubier ...
Coboy / Max Briquenet / Mr. Ernotte (voice)
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Madame Longrée (voice)
Nicolas Buysse ...
Mouton / Jean-Paul (voice)
François De Brigode ...
Journaliste sportif (voice)
Véronique Dumont ...
Janine (voice)
Bruce Ellison ...
Indien (voice)
Christine Grulois ...
Vache / Étudiante (voice)
Frédéric Jannin ...
Gendarme / Gérard / Livreur de briques (voice)
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Facteur / Simon / Vache (voice)
Christelle Mahy ...
Poule (voice)
Eric Muller ...
Rocky Gaufres / Étudiant chorale 1 (voice)
François Neyken ...
Cochon (voice)
Vincent Patar ...
Cheval / Maman atlante (voice)
Pipou ...
Rire de Michel (voice)
Franco Piscopo ...
Ours (voice)
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Animated plastic toys like Cowboy, Indian and Horse have problems, too. Cowboy and Indian's plan to surprise Horse with a homemade birthday gift backfires when they destroy his house instead. Surreal adventures take over as the trio travel to the center of the earth, trek across frozen tundra and discover a parallel underwater universe where pointy-headed (and dishonest!) creatures live. With panic a permanent feature of life in this papier mâché town, will Horse and his girlfriend ever be alone? Written by Anonymous

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They came... They saw... They panicked...


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17 June 2009 (Belgium)  »

Also Known As:

Pánico en la granja  »

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$2,850 (USA) (18 December 2009)

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$165,349 (USA) (16 July 2010)
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quirky, different and a lot of fun.
13 September 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Imagine a world not unlike Terry Gilliam's Monty Python animations mixed with a dash of Robot Chicken, The Mighty Boosh and finish with the wonder of the mind of a child at its most innocent imaginative play and you are close to the beauty that is 'A Town Called Panic'. Made using stop/start animation using only existing toys it mixes humour and surrealist notions in equal measure. In this world talking horses play piano and fall in love, pigs swim underwater with octopuses and scientists are mental and super strong. The main story centres on the characters Indian, Cowboy and Horse who share not just a house but adventure and after a simple present buying goes bizarrely wrong they embark on a multicoloured toy road trip that will see them visit the centre of the earth, the depths of the ocean and the icy cold of the tundra. Along the way they will meet all manner of beings and get into all manner of situations that are as funny as they are weird. Like a strange mix of Morph, South Park (although for kids it is a PG) and Laurel and Hardy its appeal should reach all age levels and keep young and old thoroughly amused and entertained throughout. An animated classic that's bold, different and magical 'A Town Called Panic' is one crazy place to visit just remember to leave the serious you at the door.


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