Kirikou And The Sorceress

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Kirikou And The Sorceress Rating: U 5+

3.9245 out of 5 530 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 Originally made in French, this film has been dubbed into English.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)

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  • Olivia, 8

    3 out of 5
    By
    Olivia, 8
    Date
    2014-04-02 12:57:02

    I like the film because it was all different to any other film I have seen. Everyone thinks Kirikou is not who he is when he comes back with someone... I don't think I would watch it again even though it was quite intresting with lot's of different feelings. Kirikou loves his adventures.

  • samuel, 1

    3 out of 5
    By
    samuel, 1
    Date
    2014-04-02 12:54:15

    It was the 2nd favourite movie I ever saw especially when kirikou when he had no clothes on.

  • lauren, 11

    2 out of 5
    By
    lauren, 11
    Date
    2014-04-02 12:51:17

    it was a good film but I didn't like the fact kirikou had no clothe no and it was weird that h could speak in his mums stomach

  • Laiba, 9

    5 out of 5
    By
    Laiba, 9
    Date
    2014-03-28 13:08:34

    If your little does not mean you can't do stuff

  • Saumya, 11

    2 out of 5
    By
    Saumya, 11
    Date
    2014-03-27 16:51:45

    This moive was realy intresting . I found it great to watch

  • Eleanor, 9

    5 out of 5
    By
    Eleanor, 9
    Date
    2014-03-25 18:13:06

    Kirikou is so brave and is strong
    The best parts were...
    1.ridding the warthog
    2.digging the tunnel
    3.the machines being people
    4.karaba married kirikou

    The worst part was them kissing
    Ewwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww

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