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Happy Cricket and his cute, adorable friends will have to defeat the evil Wartlord and rescue Linda, the Night Star. This film celebrates the values of friendship, freedom and the defense of nature.

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Walbercy Ribas
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Credited cast:
Rita Almeida Rita Almeida ... Caracalina (voice)
Rodrigo Andreatto Rodrigo Andreatto ... Rafael (voice)
Jorge Barcellos Jorge Barcellos ... Caracol Velho / General (voice)
Úrsula Bezerra Úrsula Bezerra ... Moreninha (voice)
Marli Bortoletto Marli Bortoletto ... Bacaninha (voice)
Bob Buchholz ... Barnaby (voice) (as Robert Buchholz)
Camila Bullara Camila Bullara ... Pouco Grilo (voice)
Emerson Caperbat Emerson Caperbat ... Pai (voice)
Peter Doyle Peter Doyle ... Magic Toucan (voice)
Vagner Fagundes Vagner Fagundes ... Grilo (voice)
Grant George ... Father / Toad #3 (voice)
Isaura Gomes Isaura Gomes ... Saranha (voice)
Neil Kaplan ... Toad #1 (voice)
Steve Kramer ... General (voice)
Nelson Machado Nelson Machado ... Sapo #1 (voice)
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This is the story of Christopher, a cricket that lived happily singing and playing for his friends in the forest until the arrival of Wartlord, a terrible lizard that prohibits music and kidnaps his muse: Linda, the Night Star. You will be amused by the fantasies! Enjoy the beauty and adventures of The Happy Cricket, with its cheerful music, songs and adorable characters. Watch how Christopher defeats the powerful Wartlord and rescues the Night Star. It is a remarkable story that will stay forever in the memory of our children. The film celebrates the values of friendship, freedom and, like no other, stands up as an engaging example of nature defense and environment protection for our children. Written by Clever Image Studio

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On October 24, 2006, The Happy Cricket Hops Onto DVD


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Country:

Brazil

Language:

Spanish | Portuguese | English

Release Date:

20 July 2001 (Brazil) See more »

Also Known As:

The Happy Cricket See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color (NTSC Color)| Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The English-language version was Bob Papenbrook's last acting role. See more »

Quotes

[from English version]
Leonardo: Are you gonna stop singing?
Christopher: No, a cricket can stop hopping. But singing? Never.
Barnaby: [slurping on a drink] And even hopping can be dangerous.
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Followed by O Grilo Feliz e os Insetos Gigantes (2009) See more »

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What a great surprise. The whole family loved it!!!
31 October 2006 | by jdlourenSee all my reviews

I bought to my children but after the start John and I ended up watching the movie with the kids. Fun, music and great, great educational content not easy to find nowadays. Lots of details and great backgrounds are making the kids watch it again and again... The Happy Cricket brings principles, messages and life examples for freedom, friends and environment protection in an easy way for the kids without compromising the fun. After a couple of years living in South America, we experimented more fun with the Spanish and Portuguese languages/sub-titles (made for hear impaired children - what a care!). We also found the movie web site interesting and the kids are having good fun with the games and downloads.


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