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Lucky and Zorba (1998)

La gabbianella e il gatto (original title)
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A dying seagull entrusts her egg to a cat named Zorba, who promises three things: he won't eat the egg, he'll care for the egg, and he'll teach the baby seagull to fly.

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Enzo D'Alò
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Luis Sepúlveda Luis Sepúlveda ... Il Poeta (voice)
Carlo Verdone ... Zorba (voice)
Antonio Albanese ... Il Grande Topo (voice)
Melba Ruffo Melba Ruffo ... Bobulina (voice)
Sofia Baratta Sofia Baratta ... Gabbianella Neonata (voice)
Veronica Puccio Veronica Puccio ... Gabbianella Bambina (voice)
Domitilla D'Amico Domitilla D'Amico ... Gabbianella Adolescente (voice)
Margherita Birri Margherita Birri ... Nina (voice)
Luca Biagini ... Diderot (voice)
Valerio Ruggeri Valerio Ruggeri ... Segretario (voice)
Paolo Lombardi Paolo Lombardi ... Colonnello (voice)
Gabriele Patriarca Gabriele Patriarca ... Pallino (voice)
Paola Tedesco ... Rosa Dei Venti (voice)
Massimo Lodolo Massimo Lodolo ... Ciambellano (voice)
Alida Milana Alida Milana ... Kengah (voice)
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A dying seagull entrusts her egg to a cat named Zorba, who promises three things: he won't eat the egg, he'll care for the egg, and he'll teach the baby seagull to fly.

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Together they learn the true meaning of friendship.


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G | See all certifications »

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

23 December 1998 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Lucky and Zorba See more »

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Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Some cartoonist at Disney should look and take notes...
26 July 1999 | by Fast EddieSee all my reviews

...because it's a lot of time their million-dollar masterpieces do not > provide this kind of innocent fun, almost trading an entertaining story for > graphical impact. > > Astounding. A marvellous, poetic cartoon for both children and adults alike. > Graphically poor, almost childish, manages anyway to amuse and touch the > spectator's heart. Even if it was bad, it'd be worth seeing just for the > mice leader.


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