He gives the Gauls a series of 12 tasks, inspired by Hercules (but new ones, since the 12 Labours are outdated). Pierre Watrin, René Goscinny (story), Obelix takes advantage of this and teleports himself and his wild boar meat to the Isle of Pleasure, to enjoy himself.
Bon Anniversaire, Asterix! Directed by René Goscinny, Henri Gruel, Albert Uderzo. Asterix. Henri Gruel A group of indomitable Gauls are challenged by Roman Emperor Julius Caesar to accomplish twelve impossible tasks. Asterix and Obelix depart on an adventure to complete twelve impossible tasks to prove to Caesar that they are as strong as the Gods. In 1976 Albert Uderzo's brother Marcel [fr] created a comic book adaptation of the film. For this photo board dated 50 B.C., Getafix set himself the goal of nothing less than an exhaustive encyclopaedia of Asterix
It has received poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.7. Gauls, Romans, Goths, Egyptians… and let's not forget the Pirates! You'll end up hurting somebody!"
1. 17 May 2017 82 min In their next challenge, the pair find themselves crossing a lake that is home to beautiful Sirens, who reside in the centre on the "Isle of Pleasure". This rare album has been translated in various languages, but is unavailable in the regular series. They answer a riddle by the Old Man of the Mountain, conducted in the form of a washing detergent advertisement. Brought to the Circus Maximus, the Gauls fight against gladiators, whom they beat, and defeat various animals sent against them by turning the arena into a modern-day circus. Completion of all the tasks will see Caesar hand over the Roman Empire to them, whereas failing just one task will result in the Gauls surrendering to Rome. The Twelve Tasks of Asterix (Les Douze travaux d'Astérix) is a 1976 Belgian/French animated feature film based on the Asterix comic book series. Although the Gauls nearly succumb to the women, Obelix comes to his senses when he learns that there are no wild boars for him to hunt and eat, allowing the pair to accomplish the challenge. WeAreMovieGeeks.com Gibson, DiCaprio, and Vikings, Hell Yeah! ScreenDaily While Caesar is addressing the other senators, Brutus is playing with a knife. The Studio Idefix logo is in the form of the MGM logo, but it features Dogmatix in the logo and bears a Roman laurel wreath; the Latin inscription reads "Delirant Est Romani" ("These Romans are crazy."). After the Gauls succeed in every task, Caesar agrees that they are gods, gives them control of the Roman Empire, and retires to live with Cleopatra in a little house in the country. The Gauls must prove that they are gods by doing 12 extremely difficult tasks, and they will become Ceasar`s slaves if they fail. Gibson, DiCaprio, and Vikings, Hell Yeah. As a reward for his service, Caius Tiddlus retires to the Isle of Pleasure. It is the only Asterix movie to date (animated or live-action) to be based on an original screenplay rather than on material from any of the comic book stories. After surviving the hypnotic gaze of Iris the Egyptian in the fifth task, with Asterix causing him to hypnotise himself, Obelix attempts the sixth task of finishing meals prepared by the Belgian chef Mannekenpix, exhausting his kitchen of food (which he claims to be his starters). | There is also an illustrated book of the film containing the story in text. Julius Caesar, openly disdainful of the suggestion, decides to test the village and meets with their chieftain, Vitalstatistix. The Twelve Tasks of Asterix (Les Douze travaux d'Astérix) is a 1976 Belgian/French animated feature film based on the Asterix comic book series. This is one of the best Asterix-movies, but it isn`t as good as "Ceasar`s surprise"(my favorite). Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Asterix and Obelix eventually find themselves in Rome, alongside their fellow villagers, for their final task. When Julius Caesar lists the Twelve Labours of Hercules, several of them are wrong, namely Hercules killing Geryones and Diomedes and Hercules freeing Theseus from the underworld. They then endure a night on a plain haunted by ghosts, by complaining about the noise and convincing the ghosts to shut up. There is a comic book adaptation of the film.
Following constant defeats by the rebel village of Gaul, the Roman Senate begins to suggest that the Gauls might be gods, due to their apparent invincibility.
The Twelve Tasks of Asterix is available to watch and stream, buy on demand at Amazon, iTunes online. http://www.bfi.org.uk/films-tv-people/4ce2b6bd08c94, https://asterix.fandom.com/wiki/The_Twelve_Tasks_of_Asterix?oldid=7910. Jean Claude Donda. [further explanation needed] At the time of its release, the film received polarized reviews since its tone is more cartoony and frequently breaks the fourth wall. They cross a ravine filled with crocodiles by beating them up, rather than using an invisible tightrope. René Goscinny and Albert Uderzo, the creators of the series, wrote the story and directed the film themselves; with co-direction by Pierre Watrin and the screenplay co-written by Pierre Tchernia, a friend of Goscinny and Uderzo. Obelix defeats Verses the Persian, by managing to throw a javelin further than him. (60th Anniversary), 2nd Annual Multi-verse Eating Competition, View production, box office, & company info, René Goscinny Massimo De Ambrosis. After a group of legionaries is once again beaten up by the Gauls, they imagine: "With such huge strength, they can't be human... they must be gods".
Listen to all the actors who have voiced Asterix and vote for your favorite. In addition there are also twelve rare illustrated text story books for young readers, one for each of the twelve tasks. Julius Caesar is informed, and laughs.
He makes a decision with his council and goes to Armorica, to speak with Vitalstatistix. | The Twelve Tasks of Asterix (Les Douze travaux d'Astérix) is a 1976 Belgian/French animated feature film based on the Asterix comic book series. This is a nod to Brutus' Assassination of Julius Caesar. Vitalstatistix assembles their best warriors, Asterix and Obelix, to do the job. , Asterix feature animation in the works with Snd. This eventually irritates Caesar, leading him to declare, "Brutus, stop playing about with that knife! Having succeeded in every task, Caesar agrees that they are gods, giving the Gauls control of the Roman Empire, while retiring to live a quiet life with Cleopatra. A group of indomitable Gauls are challenged by Roman Emperor Julius Caesar to accomplish twelve impossible tasks. The Twelve Tasks of Asterix (Les Douze travaux d'Astérix) is a 1976 Belgian/French animated feature film based on the Asterix comic book series. René Goscinny and Albert Uderzo, the creators of the series, wrote the story and directed the film themselves; with co-direction by Pierre Watrin and the screenplay co-written by Pierre Tchernia, a friend of Goscinny and Uderzo. The movie was directed, produced and animated at Goscinny and Uderzo's own animation studio, Studios Idéfix and is the only Asterix animated film that has used the Xerography Process.  In addition there are also twelve rare illustrated text story books for young readers, one for each of the twelve tasks. If you've binged every available episode of the hit Disney Plus series, then we've got three picks to keep you entertained. Hercules killed Geryones while having to steal his cows; when Hercules had to steal Diomedes's men-eating horses he fed Diomedes to the horses; Hercules went into the underworld to capture the multi-headed dog Cerberus, during which he also rescued the captive Theseus. The pair continue to complete further challenges.
, The story book is more regularly published and more widely translated than the very rare comic book. Brutus, stop playing with that knife.  The English translation, only published as part of the once off comic book annual Asterix Annual 1980, was based on the dialogue of the English version of the film and was titled Asterix Conquers Rome. The Twelve Tasks of Asterix is an Kids & Family, Animation, Comedy, Adventure movie that was released in 1976 and has a run time of 1 hr 22 min. The staff fall victim to their own behaviour, and cause the Prefect to unwittingly hand over what the Gauls came for. TRENDING THIS WEEK. Later, however, it was adapted into a comic book as well as an illustrated text story book and a series of twelve books for young readers. René Goscinny and Albert Uderzo, the creators of the series, wrote the story and directed the film themselves; with co-direction by Pierre Watrin and the screenplay co-written by Pierre Tchernia, a friend of Goscinny and Uderzo. Caesar declares that the Gauls must undertake a challenge, inspired by the Twelve Labours of Hercules: the village's best warriors shall perform a set of twelve new tasks, which only gods could carry out successfully. You'll roar with laughter as they outwit, outrun, and generally outrage the very people who are trying to prove them Animation, Adventure, Comedy. 8/10. In their first set of challenges, Asterix defeats Asbestos, champion of the Ancient Olympic Games, by beating him in a race, and Cilindric the German in a judo match, by outsmarting his opponent. You'll end up hurting someone. René Goscinny and Albert Uderzo, the creators of the series, wrote the story and directed the film themselves; with co-direction by Pierre Watrin and the screenplay co-written by Pierre Tchernia, a friend of Goscinny and Uderzo. 14 December 2009 If the Gauls fail, they will have to surrender to the Roman Empire. 1976 Belgian/French animated feature film based on the Asterix comic books, Learn how and when to remove this template message, http://www.bfi.org.uk/films-tv-people/4ce2b6bd08c94, "Asterix Conquers Rome (1976) - Read Asterix Comics Online", Asterix and Obelix's Birthday: The Golden Book, How Obelix Fell into the Magic Potion When He Was a Little Boy, Asterix & Obelix XXL 2: Mission: Las Vegum, Asterix & Obelix XXL 3: The Crystal Menhir, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=The_Twelve_Tasks_of_Asterix&oldid=983444533, Cultural depictions of Marcus Junius Brutus, Short description is different from Wikidata, Wikipedia articles needing clarification from May 2013, Articles needing additional references from March 2020, All articles needing additional references, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 14 October 2020, at 07:58.
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