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Napoleon (1995)

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The adventures of Golden Retriever pup Napoleon and his friend, the parrot Birdo Lucci.

Director:

Mario Andreacchio
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jamie Croft ... Napoleon (voice)
Philip Quast ... Birdo (voice)
Susan Lyons Susan Lyons ... Napoleon's Mum / Other Wallaby (voice)
Coralie Sawade Coralie Sawade ... Kids' Mother (voice)
Brenton Whittle Brenton Whittle ... Owl / Frog / Wombat / Other Wallaby / Desert Mouse (voice)
Anne-Louise Lambert ... Spider / Earless Wallaby / Desert Mouse (voice) (as Anne Lambert)
Carole Skinner Carole Skinner ... Cat (voice)
Catherine Lambert ... Lorikeet / Rabbit (voice)
Tracey Canini Tracey Canini ... Lorikeet / Rabbit (voice)
Annabel Sims Annabel Sims ... Lorikeet / Rabbit (voice)
Neusa Timms Neusa Timms ... Lorikeet / Rabbit (voice)
Debbie Horn Debbie Horn ... Lorikeet / Rabbit (voice)
Lucia Mastrantone Lucia Mastrantone ... Lone Lorikeet (voice)
Frank Whitten ... Koala (voice)
Fiona Press ... Other Wallaby / Galah (voice)
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Napoleon is a little dog that lives in Sydney. He and his mother live with a family, but Napoleon loves to dream about meeting the wild dogs that live far away, and eventually becoming one himself. One day he gets into a basket hung from some balloons and flies away into the sky. The wind carries him to a nearby island where the basket finally lands. There he meets all kinds of different animals; some of them are friendly, but some aren't. With the help of a parakeet friend he learns the secrets of living alone in the island and defending himself from wild animals. He goes in search of the wild dogs, whom he finally finds. He is very happy with them, but then he gets homesick and starts to miss his mother, so he decides to go home again. Written by Marcos Eduardo Acosta Aldrete

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He's a little dog with a big thirst for adventure! See more »

Genres:

Adventure | Family

Certificate:

G | See all certifications »

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Trivia

With a budget of 4.3 million Australian dollars, this was, at the time of production, the most expensive independent film made in South Australia. See more »

Goofs

When Napoleon meets the "owl", it is not actually an owl. The animal is actually a Tawny Frogmouth. See more »

Quotes

Conan: What? Oh, no! Oh, no! It's my mother!
Mother Penguin: I'm telling you, he came down there!
Conan: Quick, you gotta hide me!
Mother Penguin: Pengi?
Conan: Maybe, I can hide behind these rocks.
Mother Penguin: Pengi!
Conan: Oh, no! It's too late!
Mother Penguin: Pengi, come home with us! I don't need this aggravation!
Father Penguin: What are you, nuts? You're giving us a heart attack!
Conan: My name's not Pengi! It's Conan and I'm not leaving!
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Alternate Versions

Two English versions exist: the original Australian cast and a dub with an American cast. See more »

Connections

Referenced in George Negus Tonight: Episode dated 3 May 2004 (2004) See more »

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My Cat Loves This Movie
6 July 1999 | by Jimbo-96See all my reviews

Kids will love this movie too. If Walt Disney released this film, it would have been a big hit. The camera simply follows a curious puppy as it wanders through the woods encountering other animals. A large bird becomes his guide to this strange environment. There is no real danger, just adventure, with a humor based narrative added to the sound track.


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Official Sites:

MGM | Park Circus

Country:

Australia | Japan

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 October 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Napoleon See more »

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Budget:

AUD4,300,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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