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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A welcome antidote to anodyne Hollywood cartooning. 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.

We display the minimum age for which content is developmentally appropriate. The animation is colourful and engaging, with Ocelot drawing on imagery from African tribal art and Egyptian mythology to give the film a unique feel. Add your rating See all 1 kid review.

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This is how tiny Kirikou is born, in an African village on which Karaba the Sorceress has cast a spell. Some mildly insulting name-calling: Sia, the most beautiful young woman of the village, has been designated. Add your rating See all 8 parent reviews. Log in with Facebook. Kirikkou film was originally released on December 9, Philippe Moins is co-director of the Animation Festival of Brussels. The Princes’ Quest Four Enchanting Tales The grandfather tells him that she is evil because she suffers: Yasmine and Rachid, two young Parisians children of Algerian immigrants, are sorcegess love and live a quiet life in France.


But as he comes sorderess from his mother’s womb, Kirikou is determined to rid the village of her curse and understand the cause of her wickedness. For Your Family Log in Sign me up.

Everything changes when he finds four magical pots that turns everything into food. Jan 19, Rating: Kirikou sets out on a…. Time Out Top Critic.

Kirikou and the Sorceress

Find showtimes, watch trailers, browse photos, track your Watchlist and rate your favorite movies and TV shows sirceress your phone or tablet! Kirikou wants to save his uncle from Karaba, so he finds a way through trickery.

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Do not translate text that appears unreliable or low-quality. Start your free trial. The sorceress appears to be evil solely for the sake of power and evil itself. The Secret of Kells. Kirikou and the Sorceress’s surprising honesty about the anr of evil makes the movie — even with all its magic — feel truly authentic.


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Kirikou is an unlikely hero for American viewers because of all the reasons that amd him an unlikely hero to the people around him: The plot flows along like being read korikou from a much-loved storybook and there’s lots of rich colours and pretty music by Youssou N’Dour.

Full list in French version of website. It’s a great package: How Tech Is Changing Childhood. In lots of movies, we can figure out how it’s going to end very early.

Translated from French sprceress William Moritz. Families can talk about how art and the music in this animated film from France and Belgium differs from the art and music in American animated films?