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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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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Followed by Asterix and the Big Fight. 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 »

Alternate Versions

As a bonus feature for the German DVD release, each Asterix film was given a new dubbing in a German dialect. This film was dubbed in Hessian. See more »

Connections

Followed by Astérix: Le secret de la potion magique (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

Le Gâteau Empoisonné
Music by Gérard Calvi
Lyrics by Pierre Tchernia
Performed by Bernard Lavalette and Jacques Balutin
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Surprisingly fresh...
22 February 1999 | by thegarfSee all my reviews

It's been a surprise for me to see this movie was made in the late 60's. I just can't count the times I've seen it during my childhood, because it was such a great parody of the Hollywood peplum and historical movies. As usual, Goscinny's story and talent brings out a lot of fun and humorous situation, helped by the excellent quality of drawings. Too bad there wasn't enough money to make more frames per sec., but this anime's quality and humour lie in the great work of reconstitution and study of houses, temples, furnitures, each becoming a reason for fun; the two friendly companions Asterix and Obelix once again show their talent helping an architect for a bet between Cleopatra and Caesar. A long and funny story making you travel from the shores of Gaul to the water of the Nile... perfect entertainment for kids (and their parents !). And listen carefully for the lyrics of the "Arsenic pudding" song !!! :)


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