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Astérix et Cléopâtre (1968)

Popular animated hero Asterix and his faithful sidekick Obelix travel to ancient Egypt to help Cleopatra build a new summer home. Cleopatra and Julius Caesar have made a bet, with Caesar ... See full summary »

Writers:

René Goscinny (comic book), Albert Uderzo (comic book) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Roger Carel ... Astérix (voice)
Jacques Morel Jacques Morel ... Obélix (voice)
Micheline Dax Micheline Dax ... Cléopâtre (voice)
Jacques Balutin Jacques Balutin ... Tournevis (voice)
Jacques Bodoin Jacques Bodoin ... (voice)
Maurice Chevit Maurice Chevit ... (voice)
Claude Dasset Claude Dasset ... (voice)
Pierre Garin Pierre Garin ... (voice)
Olivier Hussenot Olivier Hussenot ... (voice)
Bernard Lavalette Bernard Lavalette ... Le narrateur / Amonbofis (voice)
Rodolphe Marcilly Rodolphe Marcilly ... (voice)
Joel Noel Joel Noel ... (voice)
Jean Parédès Jean Parédès ... Jules César (voice)
Alfred Personne Alfred Personne ... (voice)
Lucien Raimbourg Lucien Raimbourg ... Panoramix (voice)
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Storyline

Popular animated hero Asterix and his faithful sidekick Obelix travel to ancient Egypt to help Cleopatra build a new summer home. Cleopatra and Julius Caesar have made a bet, with Caesar wagering the project cannot be completed in a few weeks time. With the help of a magic potion, Asterix comes to the rescue of the Queen of the Nile as Caesar and an angry architect plot against them. Written by Anonymous

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Astérix meets the Queen of the Nile!


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Details

Official Sites:

asterix .com [France]

Country:

France | Belgium

Language:

French

Release Date:

24 September 1969 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Asterix and Cleopatra See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Belvision,Dargaud Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Astérix creators René Goscinny & Albert Uderzo had no input in the first Asterix feature, Astérix le Gaulois (1967), which was made by Georges Dargaud without their consent. For this second animated film, they decided to take control. Uderzo even came to the conclusion that Astérix's legs had to be made a bit longer to enable him to walk properly and subsequently changed the way he drew the character. See more »

Goofs

Many sound effects are off-sync, for example an urn falls into the floor at one point, after the crash is heard. See more »

Connections

Followed by Astérix: Le domaine des dieux (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

Quand l'Appétit va, Tout va
Music by Gérard Calvi
Lyrics by Pierre Tchernia
Performed by Roger Carel and Jacques Morel
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Great piece of French animation
8 February 1999 | by Johnny BSee all my reviews

This is probably one of the best French animated films to date. It surely is the best of all Asterix movies since its story holds more together than any of the others. Its comic parts are many, but they are not ridiculous as many found in the others. On the cover of the book there was this motto: "The Greatest Story Ever Drawn". Surely it says right. Although much of the animation seems to have been inspired by 20th Century Fox's "Cleopatra" (1963), still it is full of originality. There is never a dull moment - it is entertainment from beginning to end.


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