Enchanting folk tale with toddler hero, for all ages. Read Common Sense Media’s Kirikou and the Sorceress review, age rating, and parents guide. Any summary of Kirikou And The Sorceress makes it sound like another animated fable about an exceptional, adventuring hero. But by. Philippe Moins reviews Michel Ocelot’s first feature film Kirikou and the Sorceress . Despite trials and tribulations, it is a charming success.

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Simple yet effective animation brings this African folk tale to life. The original French version benefited from the clever casting of Senegalese children and African actors living in France, which lent an air full of charm and authenticity, without turning into exoticism.

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Set preferences hhe see our top age-appropriate picks for your kids. Questions-Answers —Why does Karaba have a thorn sticking out of her spine? The film was originally released on December 9, K irikou and the Sorceress Directed by: Their families are rivals and when their relationship is discovered, conflict is inevitable. Theo Sebeko as Kirikou.


Trivia [ Michel Ocelot ] had first envisioned Kirikou and the Sorceress as a silhouette animation the medium he had been working in since ‘s We Ans the Star and wrote the initial version of the screenplay with this manner of presentation in mind.

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Once again, Kirikou’s noble Grandfather tell us more of his grandson’s untold adventures. Search anytime by typing. It’s a movie that grownups and kids of all ages can sorceress in together. When they arrive back at the village, no one believes that the sorceress is cured, and only do they believe Kirikou when a procession of drummers arrive.

Kirikou and the Sorceress

Ouagadougou, its buildings and shantytowns We think this movie stands out for: There is no “nudity” in Kirikou. Magical animated adventure is intense but beautiful. Also he already can speak and walk. Enchanting folk tale with toddler hero, ad all ages. Kirikou and the Sorceress.

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The two-dimensional drawings with the characters usually in profile look like folk art and have the feel of a children’s book. The Princes’ Quest Despite trials and tribulations, it is a charming success. I like the story and the art work is absolutely kiriku. In what ways did this story surprise you? Based on 8 reviews. Kirikou and the Sorceress 7. She is also the wife of a ikrikou arrested for political reasons who returned from prison mentally and physically destroyed.


Kirikou and the Sorceress

An evil sorceress holds an entire village hostage with her malevolent voice, threats of magic, and an army of “fetishes” not-very-scary robots. Retrieved 9 December I already have an account.

This page was last edited on 23 Decemberat kiirkou How do the animators represent the human body in this movie? In order to bring back prosperity, the king is advised by his priests to make the traditional human sacrifice of a young virgin to a mystical snake god. Kirikou voice of Theo Sebeko informs his mother from the womb that it’s time for him to be born, but when she’s too slow, he simply does the work himself.