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A Town Called Panic -- 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?

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Writers:
Stéphane Aubier (screenplay)
Vincent Patar (screenplay)
Contact:
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Release Date:
17 June 2009 (Belgium) See more »
Tagline:
They came... They saw... They panicked...
Plot:
Animated plastic toys like Cowboy, Indian and Horse have problems, too. Cowboy and Indian's plan to... See more » | Full synopsis »
Awards:
5 wins & 3 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Truly wonderful and delightful See more (29 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
Stéphane Aubier ... Coboy / Max Briquenet / Mr. Ernotte (voice)

Jeanne Balibar ... 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)

Bouli Lanners ... 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)

Benoît Poelvoorde ... Steven (voice)
David Ricci ... Ane / Michel (voice)
Ben Tesseur ... Scientifique 1 (voice)
Alexandre von Sivers ... Scientifique 2 (voice)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
David Holt ... Additional Voices (voice: English version)
Brian Lykke ... Hest (voice: Danish Version)

Directed by
Stéphane Aubier 
Vincent Patar 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Stéphane Aubier  screenplay
Vincent Patar  screenplay

Produced by
Xavier Diskeuve .... co-producer
Philippe Kauffmann .... producer
Guillaume Malandrin .... associate producer
Adriana Piasek-Wanski .... associate producer
Stéphan Roelants .... producer
Vincent Tavier .... producer
Arlette Zylberberg .... co-producer
 
Cinematography by
Jan Vandenbussche 
 
Film Editing by
Anne-Laure Guégan 
 
Production Management
Adriana Piasek-Wanski .... post-production director
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Marianne Chazelas .... assistant director
Ben Tesseur .... director help
 
Art Department
Geoffrey Druard .... props
Jean-Philippe Dugand .... storyboard artist
Laurence Gavroy .... props
Laure Marganne .... props
Andre Odwa .... props
Christine Polis .... props
Laurent Talbot .... props
Manu Talbot .... props
Liana Trabucco .... art department intern
Pierre Wilock .... props
 
Sound Department
Benoît Biral .... sound mixer
Bertrand Boudaud .... sound effects
Valène Leroy .... supervising sound editor
Frédéric Piet .... sound editor (as Fred Piet)
Franco Piscopo .... sound mixer
Fabien Pochet .... dubbing mixer
Ingrid Simon .... assistant sound editor
Luc Thomas .... foley recordist
 
Visual Effects by
Fernandez Cyril .... visual effects artist
Cristophe Lebrun .... visual effects artist
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Antoine Bellem .... gaffer
 
Animation Department
Stéphane Aubier .... animator
Eric Blessin .... background artist
Marion Charrier .... animator
Marion Charrier .... background artist
Marion Charrier .... character designer
Gilles Cuvelier .... background designer
Steven de Beul .... animation director
Zoé Goetgheluck .... character designer
Zoé Goethgheluck .... animator
Zoé Goethgheluck .... background artist
Zoé Goethgheluck .... character designer
Pascal Gérard .... background artist
Florence Henrard .... animator
Marc Nis .... background artist
Vincent Patar .... animator
Olivier Pesch .... background artist
 
Editorial Department
Peter Bernaers .... colorist
Arnout Deurinck .... on-line editor
Cristophe Lebrun .... post-production assistant
Emilie Morier .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
French Cowboy .... composer: additional music
Dionysos .... composer: theme music
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Panique au village" - Belgium (original title)
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Runtime:
USA:75 min
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Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Argentina:Atp | Australia:PG | Netherlands:6 | Portugal:M/6 | Sweden:Btl | Switzerland:7 (canton of Geneva) | Switzerland:7 (canton of Vaud) | UK:PG (DVD)

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Trivia:
Shot in 260 days.See more »
Quotes:
Steven:[eats two pieces of toast, each covering an entire table, while levitating upside down] Delicious toast!
[smashes through a giant coffee cup]
Steven:Excellent coffee!
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Movie Connections:
Featured in La fabrique de panique (2010) (V)See more »
Soundtrack:
Mozart RevisitedSee more »

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27 out of 30 people found the following review useful.
Truly wonderful and delightful, 7 April 2010
Author: helenandbrian from Hove, England

Saw this on a plane back from Canada and didn't expect much - just struggling to find something to occupy the time.

How wrong I was. Hilarious, totally surreal, laugh out loud funny (hate to think what the other passengers thought of me). Other reviews link this with the Wallace and Gromit series and in many ways, the inventiveness and off the wall humour are along similar lines. The gloriously cheap stop motion animation is a world away, however - Cowboy and Indian, for instance, even have the little flat stand to hold them up like regular children's toys.

Don't take that as a criticism, however- it just makes the whole thing more endearing. This isn't Avatar - this is more like Morph: forget the budget, it's all in the skill of the film maker to tell a great story that's a laugh a minute and keeps you watching. You may struggle to understand what's going on at times, but who cares?

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