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Astérix chez les Bretons (1986)

Not Rated | | Animation, Adventure, Comedy | 10 July 1987 (USA)
The diminutive Asterix and his rather larger companion Obelix, warriors of the last village in Gaul still free after the Roman invasion, set out on a mission to deliver a barrel of their ... See full summary »

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... Astérix / Idéfix (voice)
Pierre Tornade ... Obélix (voice)
Graham Bushnell ... Jolitorax (voice)
... Cetinlapsus (voice)
Maurice Risch ... Châteaupétrus (voice)
Roger Lumont ... Stratocumulus (voice)
Nicolas Silberg ... Motus (voice)
Albert Augier ... Epidemaïs, le marchand phénicien (voice)
Paul Bisciglia ... (voice)
Bertie Cortez ... (voice)
Gérard Croce ... Le voleur de vin (voice) (as Gerard Croce)
Alain Doutey ... Vendeur de vins (voice)
Michel Elias ... Olive Escartefix alias Gaulix (voice)
Michel Gatineau ... Cétautomatix / le chef des pirates (voice)
Henri Labussière ... Panoramix (voice)
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The diminutive Asterix and his rather larger companion Obelix, warriors of the last village in Gaul still free after the Roman invasion, set out on a mission to deliver a barrel of their druid's famous magic potion to help Asterix's cousin in Britain fight off the invading Roman army. Written by Benjamin John Evans <benj@whitley.unimelb.edu.au>

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I say! The Romans have invaded!


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In the book, Jolitorax's shirt is green, while Zebigbos' is yellow. In the movie, Jolitorax's shirt is yellow, while Zebigbos' is green. See more »

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Although Julius Caesar managed to beat Casivellaunus's coalition and demanding tribute and hostages from them, he never conquered Brittannia as a whole. Even his victory against the southern tribes was short-lived, since he went back to Gaul to stop an uprising and secure Roman rule there. Permanent Roman occupation in Brittannia started about a century later, under emperor Claudius. See more »

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Music by Vladimir Cosma
Lyrics by Jeff Jordan
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Hilarious
25 February 2000 | by See all my reviews

This was funnier than I expected it to be. I mean, I love the Asterix books but I rarely laugh out loud at them. The animated adaptation also managed to be cleverer than the book in certain instances, though some of the dialogue was unnecessarily changed in others. Something struck me about the character animation, as well, as some characters seemed to be better animated than others. I realize this is probably because different artists were assigned to different characters, but I wish a greater effort at consistency was attempted. These are minor points. This is great fun, for everyone, even if it says "Just for Kids" (the name of the company, I think) on the box.


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