Un papillon sur l'épaule
Mystery film about a man who finds there is another world to the one we know.
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Eamon M (de) wrote: The film falls between a bad film that is funny and a bad film that is bad. Halfway through the film I just gave up on trying to understand the film. It starts out confusing then it becomes so confusing that I could miss 6 episodes of lost and understand it better then this film.
Sergio E (nl) wrote: The film makes quick work of building multidimensional characters and has an excellently smooth storyline. The characters really did have the voices you would expect reading the graphic novels and the artistic talent exceeded my expectations The music was catchy and the comedy toying and lighthearted, almost a flinstoneish inclusion of modern items in playful manners. The film was attention grabbing, cute and action packed at the same time. A wonderful tale spun expertly. The animation itself left me almost speechless. Also for the first time we were able to hear some familiar music in an animated cartoon ("Get Down On It" and "Eye of the Tiger"). The story itself didn't really follow the comic. Only the original idea, that the Vikings wanted to learn fear and thus kidnapped Justforkix who was sent to the Gaul village to become a man, was used. Some of the characters were taken from some other Asterix adventures (seen in the comic books). I have to say that "Asterix and the Vikings" is probably the most well done of all the Asterix films. Its got some very funny jokes in it and the animation is superb. As many people have pointed out, it doesn't really follow the plot of the comic ("Asterix and the Normans") very closely, but in many ways that's just as well, because that book stands out in my mind as one which poked a great deal of fun at the culture of the sixties, and much of it is very dated today. What really rubbed me the wrong way, though, is how they incorporated a Disney-style plot into the film which took much of the focus away from Asterix and Obelix. We have a misunderstood boy who doesn't fit in, Justforkix. We have a tom-boy girl who doesn't fit in because she wants to be treated as equal to men, Abba. They meet and fall in love, but their love is threatened because boy is ashamed to be totally honest with girl, but in the end their love wins out. This has been the plot of so many Disney (and, be fair, other studios too) films that its not funny and the plot was old twenty years ago. I mean, they even gave Justforkix a whimsical animal sidekick. Every scene of this movie is vividly rendered in bright cheerful hues adhering closely to the color schemes of the comic books it was based on. The character designs also stick relatively close to the comic, for better or for worse, preserving the simple but unique look of the characters. Being simple in terms of character design, this allows for more time and effort to be spent on the actual animation, which by the way surpasses many other big screen theatrical animated movies. Character movements are very fluid and possess a quality that looks way beyond what a modest budget would usually produce; there is always something moving in every scene and no evidence of the usual cost cutting animation short cuts. 3D computer images are incorporated seamlessly with the traditionally animated 2D art. If anything, the style of shading makes the 3D elements look more like traditional comic book paintings than CGI models. Chief Vitalstatistix's brother leaves his son, Justforkix alias Hippix, in Asterix's village, but even the hero and Obelix can't turn the sensitive, artistic scared teenager into a Gallic warrior. Ironically that's what ambitious Viking chief Timandahaf wants after his druid Cryptograf accidentally made him believe fear 'sprouting wings' literally enables flying. The druid plans to make his ox-strong and -dumb son Olof marry the sonless chief's daughter Abba, but she falls in love with Hippix. After another raid in an empty village, the chief of the Vikings Timandahaf misunderstands the explanation of his druid Cryptograf that "fear gives wings to the dwellers" and believes that fear actually makes the villagers fly. They decide to chase the champion of fear in Gaul to learn how to fly and make them invincible warriors. Meanwhile, the nephew of Vitalstatistix, Justforkix, is sent from Parisium to the Gaulish village to become a man and Asterix and Obelix are assigned to train the youngster. The stupid son of Cryptograf, Olaf, listens to a conversation of the coward Justforkix with Asterix and Obelix and kidnaps him. While returning to the Viking village, Justforkix meets Abba, the daughter of Timandahaf, and they fall in love for each other. But the Machiavellian and ambitious Cryptograf plan to marry his son Olaf with Abba and become powerful. In the end, Asterix realizes that it is not fear that gives wings, it is love.
PY C (jp) wrote: It was okay for the first half an hour but I thought the talking was never gonna stop.
Anthony M (ca) wrote: Entre ralit et ralit virtuelle, o veut-on vivre, laquelle vaut mieux ? Message du film ambigu, on est un peu perdus. L'esthtique du film est particulire (couleurs, saturation), on a parfois l'impression de manque de moyens... Les acteurs ont un jeu minimal, les effets sont plutt pas mal. Le rythme est un peu trop lent et certaines scnes trop fixes. La musique est tout simplement magnifique !
Micheline S (mx) wrote: Possibly the worst movie i've ever seen. Doesn't even deserve the half star i'm giving. 2 actors...1 house...and 100% crap. *yawns*
Andrew B (ag) wrote: The quintessential Western spoof. I liked it better than Blazing Saddles.
Simon B (fr) wrote: If Pedro Almadovar were making thrillers in the 60's, this would be the result. Campy, stylised clap trap. Lovely.
Mackenie S (br) wrote: Irene Dunne is wonderful. This movie took my breath away. Because of this movie, I too will remember mama.
Panayiota K (nl) wrote: What was the plot??? Build a house/business? Family? i have no idea what was happening in this movie
Matthew C (ru) wrote: Best B movie shoot em up ever!