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Astérix and Obélix: God Save Britannia (2012)

Astérix & Obélix: Au service de sa Majesté (original title)
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Asterix crosses the channel to help second-cousin Anticlimax face down Julius Caesar and invading Romans.

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Laurent Tirard

Writers:

René Goscinny (comic book), Laurent Tirard (scenario & adaptation) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Gérard Depardieu ... Obélix
Edouard Baer ... Astérix
Guillaume Gallienne ... Jolitorax (as Guillaume Gallienne de la Comédie Française)
Vincent Lacoste ... Goudurix
Valérie Lemercier ... Miss Macintosh
Fabrice Luchini ... Jules César
Catherine Deneuve ... Reine Cordelia
Charlotte Le Bon ... Ophélia
Bouli Lanners ... Grossebaf
Dany Boon ... Têtedepiaf
Atmen Kelif Atmen Kelif ... Pindépis
Jean Rochefort ... Lucius Fouinus
Gérard Jugnot ... Le capitaine des pirates
Luca Zingaretti ... Général
Filippo Timi ... Décurion patrouille
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Asterix crosses the channel to help second-cousin Anticlimax face down Julius Caesar and invading Romans.

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Country:

France | Spain | Italy | Hungary

Language:

French

Release Date:

17 October 2012 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Astérix and Obélix: God Save Britannia See more »

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Budget:

€61,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$61,319,383
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The "Taylor & Rich" store sign in Londinium is inspired by the phrase "My tailor is rich" ("Mon tailleur est riche"), the first line learned with the Assimil English lessons. See more »

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References On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969) See more »

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It will only be funny if you speak French
17 April 2016 | by richard-1787See all my reviews

There's no point in watching this movie with subtitles. If you don't speak French, you'll miss most of the humor, which consists of bringing together most of the big names in contemporary French cinema and having them speak French with excruciating English accents. The movie is a send-up of the English and their culture, as the French see it - in caricature form.

Other than that, there are a few endearing moments, such as when Obelix falls in love with Miss MacIntosh.

Fabrice Luchini is good as a spiteful Julius Caesar. Depardieu makes Obelix charming, as always.

It's interesting to compare Deneuve's caricature of Queen Elizabeth II here with the somewhat more nuanced one in Palais Royal.

Unexceptional, but pleasant.


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