The vikings come to gaul and kidnap the chiefs nephew. Asterix the gaul is a 1967 belgian animated film, based on the comic book of the. Asterix, gaul warrior, is the heart of the villages rebellion, infuriating roman emperor julius caesar, who schemes to conquer them by different methods and tricks. The film was originally planned to be aired on french television, but instead it was released as a theatrical feature film. Way to go, dear writers, if thats the first asterix movie an american watches, be sure itll be the last, too.
The animated films creating animations was a childhood dream of both rene goscinny and albert uderzo. Asterix the gaul was the first story to be released. And lacking fun, or wit, is the one weakness an asterix film cant afford. Discover the secrets of all the asterix characters, from the most famous to the most mysterious does the name alcoholix mean anything to you. Compared to the others the plot is very simple and somewhat episodic, but the genius of the writers, rene goscinny and albert uderzo, is already evident.
The original asterix comix were full of charming wordplay, none of which comes through here. The movie is originally in french, although an english dubbed version is widely available. All gaul is under roman control, except for one small village in armorica presentday brittany, whose inhabitants are made invincible by a. Its been a while since an asterix animation film has been released in cinemas, and as a fan of the series i was very thrilled when i heard the news about a new one. Asterix le gaulois is a 1967 belgianfrench animated film, based on the comic book of the same name, which was the first book in the. The cartoon movie brilliantly captures the outrageous adventures, tongueincheck, satire, absurd humour from original story with the same title and drawn by albert uderzo and writing credits by rene goscinny.
Asterix and obelix is a french liveaction film franchise, based on the comic book series of the same name by french comic book artists albert uderzo and rene goscinny. With christian clavier, guillaume briat, alex lutz, alexandre astier. After countless beatings by asterix and obelix, the romans decide to kidnap the druid getafix in the hope of getting the secret formula for his magic potion. One of the things we love about the asterix and obelix movies is the funny names of the characters which describe their personality.
Jul 10, 2019 since his first appearance in print back in 1959, french comic book superstar asterix the gaul has gone on the conquer the world, on the page and on the screen. Much of the humor depends on rampant cartoon violence and sophisticated speech by unlikely characters, like soldiers and roman slaves. Enjoyable cartoon movie with original story based on the hugely successful series of comic books and featured by our immortals heroes. Asterix the gaul 1967 asterix and cleopatra 1968 the twelve tasks of asterix 1976 asterix versus caesar 1985 asterix in britain 1986 asterix and the big fight 1989 asterix conquers america 1994 asterix and the vikings 2006 cgi animation. He looks all over gaul with asterix and obelix as demonix is out to get the recipe. Definitely a must to have in collection to any asterix and obelix fan. Asterix the gaul was the first asterix movie and came out way back in 1967, and was based on the first asterix comic with the same name. Asterix with the vikings is much better, more like a modern disney production. The secret of the magic potion is a new story based on the frenchbelgian comic books, and contains cartoon violence and some moments of peril. Preshrunk, antipill fleece in lightweight and heavyandwarm options. The secret of the magic potion full english full movie asterix. The movie was released in 1967 and was officially dubbed in hindi by gipsy entertainment. In the year 50 bc gaul is occupied by the romans nearly.
The character influenza, from the book asterix and caesars gift, appears during the party scene, dancing briefly with justforkix, and at the end of the movie, serving boars at justforkix wedding party. A fleex subscription doesnt include access to this movie. The chief sends asterix and obelix up north to get him back but the nephew has fallen in love with the viking chiefs daughter v. Anything is possible, with a little cunning plus the druid getafixs magic potions. The series includes four theatrically released films. Asterix le gaulois is a 1967 belgianfrench animated film, based on the comic book of the same name, which was the first book in the highly popular comic series asterix by goscinny and uderzo. Gauls, romans, goths, egyptians and lets not forget the pirates. Asterix the gaul is a french bande dessinee series about gaulish warriors, who have adventures and fight the roman empire during the era of julius caesar.
Several videos available on youtube come for free with the subscription. But how much longer can asterix, obelix and their friends resist the mighty roman legions of julius caesar. Getafixpanoramix decides its time to pass the magic potion recipe on to a young, trustworthy druid. But the small village of asterix and his friends still resists the roman legions with the aid of t. Based on rene goscinny and albert uderzos asterix in britain and asterix and the normans, both published in 1966. But with the last two liveaction movies about this crazy yellow moustached gaul, my hopes werent that high. Only one small village of indomitable gauls still holds out against the invaders. The mansions of the gods 2014 the secret of the magic potion 2018. There is a book out, but its the adaptation of the movie, making the twelve tasks of asterix the only one to date actually written for the screen first.
All gaul is under roman control, except for one small. It first appeared in serial form in pilote issue 0 first distributed on june 1, 1959, it was published in album form in 1961. After countless beatings by asterix and obelix, the romans decide to kidnap the druid. The scene in which the gauls attack a roman camp for justforkixs amusement is similar to a scene in asterix in corsica. Along the way, he gets some help from his friend obelix. In le monde s 100 books of the century, a 1999 poll conducted by the french retailer fnac and the paris newspaper le monde, asterix the gaul was listed as the 23rd greatest book of the 20th century. God save britannia, asterix has enjoyed more than 40 years of success on the silver screen.
First appearance of the adventures of asterix the gaul on the big. Asterix the gaul was the first asterixmovie and came out way back in 1967, and was. Two years later, the creative duo of uderzo and goscinny launched the first standalone adventure of. Asterix the gaul is the first volume of the asterix comic strip series, by rene goscinny stories and albert uderzo illustrations. Plus this movie includes nonsensical plot fillers like a weird psychedelic dream sequence, and various cringeworthy musical interludes.
Asterix and the ongoing movie series movie news sbs movies. Learn english with the movie asterix le gaulois asterix the gaul and fleex by watching the movie asterix le gaulois with fleex, you can improve your english effortlessly. Home asterix at the movies the animated films asterix the gaul. Asterix the gaul 1967 movie behind the voice actors. Asterix le gaulois is a 1967 belgianfrench animated film, based on. Asterix first debuted in the french magazine pilote back in 1959. Asterix battles it out against the roman warriors, including general phonus balonus. They did an excellent job with english voice dub and cc on this animation. Asterix books are a popular comics with the same title about a village of indomitable gauls who resist caesars invasion thanks to a magic potion that renders them invulnerable supermen. Just like the comic books, the films focus on the adventures of asterix and obelix, two gauls in romanoccupied europe. Since his first appearance in print back in 1959, french comic book superstar asterix the gaul has gone on the conquer the world, on the page and on the screen.
The animated films asterix le site officiel asterix. Indeed, youll have more fun in any five minutes you take from asterix and cleopatra or the twelve tasks than one hour of this film. Asterix must save the druid getafix from the romans. From the animated film asterix the gaul, produced without the knowledge of rene goscinny and albert uderzo, to the latest live action film asterix and obelix. In the english version of the asterix the gaul film, he also appears to have been called tonabrix, and in the american dub of the asterix and the big fight film he is called bombastix.264 1030 424 280 1424 964 45 791 1028 391 24 523 1245 388 1061 912 1309 753 956 1493 1442 332 173 828 1211 1409 383 944 579 169 44 576 1386 1355 1216