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Kirikou and the Wild Beasts (2005)

Kirikou et les bêtes sauvages (original title)
Kirikou's Grandfather says that the story of Kirikou and The Witch was too short, so he proceeds to explain more about Kirikou's accomplishments. We find out how little boy became a ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Pierre-Ndoffé Sarr Pierre-Ndoffé Sarr ... Kirikou (voice)
Awa Sene Sarr Awa Sene Sarr ... Karaba (voice)
Robert Liensol Robert Liensol ... Le grand-père (voice)
Marie-Philomène Nga Marie-Philomène Nga ... La mère (voice)
Emile Abossolo M'bo Emile Abossolo M'bo ... L'oncle (voice)
Pascal N'Zonzi Pascal N'Zonzi ... Le vieillard (voice)
Marthe Ndome Marthe Ndome ... La femme forte (voice) (as Marthe N'Domé)
Emilie Gaydu Emilie Gaydu ... La grande fille (voice)
Gwénaël Sommier Gwénaël Sommier ... Le grand garçon (voice)
Alex Carrete Alex Carrete ... Le garçon moyen (voice)
Yanis Durancy Yanis Durancy ... Le petit garçon (voice)
Jean Bediebe Jean Bediebe ... Le fétiche (voice) (as Jean Bédiébé)
Michel Elias Michel Elias ... Les animaux (voice)
Noémie Germain Noémie Germain ... Une fille (voice)
Ebra Kouahoulé Ebra Kouahoulé ... Une fille (voice)
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Kirikou's Grandfather says that the story of Kirikou and The Witch was too short, so he proceeds to explain more about Kirikou's accomplishments. We find out how little boy became a gardener, a detective, a maker of pottery, a merchant, a traveler and a doctor. Written by Uros Setina

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Official Sites:

Gebeka Films [France]

Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

7 December 2005 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Kirikou and the Wild Beast See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,623
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Dolby | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Follows Kirikou and the Sorceress (1998) See more »

Soundtracks

L'Enfant nu, l'enfant noir
Lyrics by Michel Ocelot
Music by Brigitte Palabaud
Performed by Youssou N'Dour
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Still entertaining but not as good as the 1st part
22 February 2011 | by ImdbidiaSee all my reviews

A spin off of the first movie with four separated stories about the daily life in Kirikou's village.

The movie is lovely, the stories very entertaining and original, our favourite characters are still there, and, most importantly, the movie offers glimpses of the life in a West-African village, which are precious to show to a Western audience of children. The stories will show kids that not everybody is the same, dresses the same, or lives the same, that Africa is an amazing beautiful varied continent, and that the world is richer because of that.

Like in the first movie, Ocelot's drawings and visuals are simple, very attentive to landscape and plant drawing, very ethnographic in a a way. The stories, though, have a good dollop of magical reality.

Overall, the movie doesn't have the energy and spark of the first movie as the different stories are unrelated -except for the fact that Kirikou and his neighbors are in them- and they are also plainer, less engaging, and more for children than for adults.


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