Kirikou And The Sorceress

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Kirikou And The Sorceress Rating: U 5+

3.9133 out of 5 542 Votes (Members)
Duration
74 mins
Year
1998
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When the tiny, headstrong Kirikou is ready to be born, he demands: "Mother, bring me into the world" - and, in this wonderfully original animated movie,  he never loses his hunger for life. Based on an old African fairy tale, the film explains how Kirikou sets off from his home village into the beautiful but dangerous African landscape in order to rid his fellow villagers of an evil sorceress who is ruining their lives. A magical experience quite unlike the animated movies offered by Hollywood - its opening scene of a child being born might need a little careful handling with a mixed group of KS1 Film Club members, but they will also find the story and characters totally enchanting. Originally made in French, this film has been dubbed into English.

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  • This film really amazed me because of the way that it had such imaginative ideas.

    Peggy (11)

Reviews

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  • jack, 6

    5 out of 5
    By
    jack, 6
    Date
    2014-03-15 15:46:37

    I so loved that film. "I loved it" because of it's animation and Kirikou that clever baby who hides under his grandfathers hat. Also Kirikou is very fast so I wouldn't play tag with him don't say I didn't warn you.By Jack pike age 7.

  • Emma, 6

    5 out of 5
    By
    Emma, 6
    Date
    2014-03-13 17:43:15

    We only watched so I am so!! Exited to see the 2nd half so funny I liked the thing that looks out for things hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha!!

  • Maddison, 9

    5 out of 5
    By
    Maddison, 9
    Date
    2014-03-13 17:01:23

    this film is intresting, in this film there is a little baby boy and an evil ladie, and he found her and he told the ladie, to kiss him. then she did. suddnley, he grew taller.then thay, went back to the mans land. everyone didnt, like the ladie. but the man tried to explain. she was a good ladie. then she said she was going to give them food and a desent house. then everyone shouted yes. the man and the pretty ladie got married.

  • Faith, 9

    1 out of 5
    By
    Faith, 9
    Date
    2014-03-10 18:33:02

    I gave this a three stars because this film was very weird no one was hardly wearing any cloths it was funny at the same time because Kiricou was very small

  • heba, 12

    4 out of 5
    By
    heba, 12
    Date
    2014-02-18 18:16:51

    my brother loved this film he was a big fan of it because they all communicate together and help each other and the kid off travel togather and help to find a mistory.

  • bethany, 10

    5 out of 5
    By
    bethany, 10
    Date
    2014-02-18 11:50:13

    you should defanatly watch this because its very detaild and very well done

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