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Nocturna (2007)

An orphan boy named Tim is afraid of the dark. However when the stars start going out in the sky he finds himself exploring the world of the night his new friend, the cat Shepard, to find out why.

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Credited cast:
Imanol Arias ... Pastor de gatos (voice)
Hervé Caradec Hervé Caradec ... L'Informateur (voice)
Roger Carel ... Moka (voice)
Catherine Cerda Catherine Cerda ... Ébouriffeuse #2 (voice) (as Cathy Cerda)
Florence Dumortier Florence Dumortier ... Ébouriffeuse #3 (voice)
Evelyne Grandjean Evelyne Grandjean ... Ébouriffeuse #1 (voice)
Joe Lewis ... Whisperer (voice)
Molly Malcolm ... (voice)
Patrick Noerie Patrick Noerie ... Les Lumignons (voice)
Robert Paterson Robert Paterson ... Cat Sheperd (voice)
Patrick Pellegrin Patrick Pellegrin ... Mister Pi (voice)
Philippe Peythieu Philippe Peythieu ... Murray, le lumignon courageux (voice)
Jean-Luc Reichmann Jean-Luc Reichmann ... Chat-man, le Berger des chats (voice)
Natalia Rodríguez Natalia Rodríguez ... Estrella Polar (voice)
Lloyd F. Booth Shankley Lloyd F. Booth Shankley ... Tim (voice)
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An orphan boy named Tim is afraid of the dark. However when the stars start going out in the sky he finds himself exploring the world of the night his new friend, the cat Shepard, to find out why.

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Country:

Spain | France

Language:

Spanish | English

Release Date:

11 October 2007 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

Az elveszett csillag See more »

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Budget:

€5,000,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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Mediocre, derivative, mechanistic; nothing magical or mystical about it
26 May 2015 | by Ms_QSee all my reviews

This is the kind of children's movie I particularly dislike. I can't write any spoilers, as I quite watching about about half an hour.

The first 10 minutes or so make it seem as if this is going to be a very atmospheric, magical, mystical experience, but then it replaces all of that in favor of a mechanistic bureaucracy filled with clichéd characters. Most of the characters are some version of the lovable curmudgeon -- grouchy, impatient, irritable, with a heart of gold -- or the inept, incompetent stooge. The dialogue is trite and predictable.

As some one else wrote, it is not Miyazaki. It is not Neil Gaiman. It is, however, the Spanish version of "Monsters, Inc."


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