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The only exceptions are the Helvetians who have moustaches and beards. The Corsicans, Egyptians and Romans are clean shaven. The Greeks are either fully bearded or clean shaven, but nothing in between. They can go toe to toe with Asterix and Obelix, even with the latter having drunk magic potion. The Belgians as well. The plot of Asterix in Belgium has the Gauls pissed off because of a rumor that Caesar thought the Belgians more badass than anyone else in Gaul.
In Asterix and the Magic Carpet the villainous fakir Owzat tries to stall Watzinehm and our heroes by driving his carpet head-to-head with theirs and projecting a beam of kinetic force at them. Watziznehm fires back the same way and the two fakirs spend the next several scenes deadlocked with their powers crackling in the air between them like lightning while invoking the 33 million Indian gods gods to curse each other, until Watziznehn breaks the stalemate by flying upwards and sending Owzat hurtling into a minaret.
Because Destiny Says So: Most of the village's Gauls are easily influenced by anything that theoretically predicts the future like the false soothsayer and their own horoscopes.
In particular, Asterix and Obelix's involvement in the plot of Asterix and the Chariot Race was kicked off specifically because of a soothsayer reading the lines on Obelix's hand, leading him to conclude that he must participate in a chariot race because the lines on his hand say so.
When news gets around that the Goths are disguised as legionaries, they start arresting each other for the reward and since the Gauls have since gone back to their own clothes, aren't bothered by the Romans either.
The Roman general understandably has a breakdown. In the original French, his name was Nenpeuplus, phonetically meaning " can't take it anymore ". The Roman decurion Nefarius Purpus finds out that his Mildly Military squad made entirely of non-Romans have better things to do than follow his orders when there's drinking, gambling, and sightseeing to be done.
Even worse, he gets punished for it when the entirety of the 1st legion, 3rd cohort, 2nd maniple, 1st century wanders by Caesar's tent in twos and threes and identify themselves. So there you are! Things are going to be a bit different around here! This is a military camp! There's got to be discipline here! They've got a guardroom here! And I know someone who Officer in command of the detachment of the 1st legion, 3rd cohort, 2nd maniple, 1st century?
We arrest you in the name of Julius Caesarwho doesn't like being interrupted when he's talking! It's the guardroom for you! Been There, Shaped History: Tea is brought to Great Britain thanks to some strange herbs that Getafix gave Asterix before leaving to Britain in "Asterix in Britain". Belgian fries and mussels are invented in "Asterix in Belgium" when a Belgian chieftain sees a cauldron with oil boiling in a Roman camp and when Obelix later finds a piece of the pirates' ship with mussels on it.
In "Asterix in Spain" Asterix battles a bull with a red cape which accidentally fell in the arena, thus inventing bull fighting in Spain.
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Obelix seems to be at fault for some historically known accidents, like the missing nose on the Sphinx or the broken part of the grand Colosseum which did not exist in 50 BC. A big part of the humour. Don't call Obelix fat. Or hurt his canine pet, Dogmatix.
And while we're at it, never harm a tree in front of Dogmatix or the little canine will sink his teeth into your buttocks. Cacofonix's singing acts as a Universal Berserk Button for the entire village.
Julius Caesar can get touchy about blemishes on his glory, starting with the invincible village that resists his conquest. Never criticise the freshness or aroma of Unhygienix's fish. Since a lot of the Gauls will agree with you, and they fight rather chaotically, doing this almost guarantees the Big Ball of Violence. Lampshaded in Asterix and the Soothsayer, where the soothsayer was able to appear prescient by predicting a fight, and two happened minutes later over the freshness of the fish whose entrails he had been reading.
Big Ball of Violence: Liable to get big indeed when the whole village gets involved in the fight. Taken to its ultimate extreme in The Twelve Tasks of Asterix. Obelix polishes off a three course feast whose first course consists of Obelix then goes on to eat the beast that he and Asterix have to confront in the next task, which is at least implied to be some mild form of Eldritch Abomination. Big Guy, Little Guy: Asterix and Obelix are taken to an arena where there's an enormous pair of doors A great many names.
The Briton chief Mykingdomforanos is originally called Zebigbos. The original French versions are a delight to those who can read the language: This is done in ways which are not obvious or signposted in the translations. Regional dialects around France are signalled by variant more phonetic French in the captions; Languedoc is treated as carrot-crunching yokel country, for instance, and the appalling ways France's neighbours mangle the language is depicted in tortured and fractured French in the captions.
A parallel would be the accents and intonations used in WW2 comedy 'Allo 'Allo! In the second live-action movie, Edifis and Artifis, both powered-up by the magic potion, get into an impromptu kung-fu fightcomplete with this brief gem: In Asterix and Cleopatra, this is how the Egyptian architect Edifis builds his projects. Bizarre Taste in Food: When sampling the Roman army's food wheat, cheese and bacon, cooked together to save timeAsterix's entire multinational unit tastes one spoonful and violently rejects it.
All except the Briton, who sincerely loves the stuff. Even worse in Asterix and the Britons, where warm beer and boar boiled in mint sauce is considered a culinary abomination even the legionaries threatened with being boiled and thrown to the lions with mint sauce protest that it's horrible to the poor beasts. Fulliautomatix, with his muscular, broad-shouldered build most of the village men are drawn pudgy and a hammer he carries everywhere.
However, no-one in the village seems to use the weapons he makes.Asterix & Obelix Mission Cleopatre HDRip scarabey org
They'll fight the Romans as long as they the magic potion, and fight each other without it. And most of the other non-Roman cultures are various shades of fight-happy, with the legionnaires as the usual target.
The one who really enjoys a fight is Obelix.
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He may seem just a big bully, but in his twisted, childish way he seems to genuinely appreciate the legionnaires he beats up. Also, in one particular issue, the Romans managed to get hold of a cauldron of magic potion. Obelix seemed more eager to fight than ever. No matter how many swords and axes are carried into battle, the Gauls will always knock out the Romans with their fists.
Actually the only blood that ever appears in the whole series is the one running from the Romans' nose after they have been badly beaten. The gladiatorial scenes, obviously, but also Rugbyas described in Asterix in Britain, is a very simple game: The use of weapons is prohibited, unless agreed in advance. Many fans got the impression that Asterix and the Falling Sky was going to be the last album since the cover is remarkably similar to that of Asterix the Gaul, mirror-reflected.
Uderzo then stated it was not the case — and a short story collection, Asterix and Obelix's Birthday: The Golden Book appeared in Since then however, it has been confirmed that Falling Sky will indeed be the final full-length story by Uderzo, and that any future such stories will be produced by a new creative team. They celebrate this by shouting "Hurray!
A Roman legionary who spies upon them is flabbergasted and then borrows Obelix's catchphrase: Near guaranteed to happen to Cacofonix at the end of every book starting with Asterix and the Golden Sickle the second book in the original French. With Cacofonix, this trope is usually subverted or averted if he does something good, or if the plot of the story bears greater precedence.
Examples of complete aversions include The Mansions of the Gods, in honour of his role in clearing the tenants out of the eponymous apartment block; Asterix at the Olympic Games, although he is clearly nervous about sitting next to Fulliautomatix and his hammer; Asterix and Caesar's Gift, in a reflection of the new sense of unity in the village; and Obelix and Co. In Asterix and the Falling Sky. Unhygenix and Fulliautomatix are wrongly accused of destroying Cacofonix's treehouse.
Their punishment is to restore it, then be gagged and bound themselves and forced to listen to Cacofonix's music at the banquet, which is seemingly held to celebrate him getting his home back no-one remembers the events preceding it. Asterix and the Roman Agent is a special case of the series inverting and playing this trope straight.
During the first banquet, somewhere in the middle of the book, there's an implied Imagine Spot where Cacofonix is the only person who was not bound and gagged, representing him being the only person completely oblivious to Convolvulus' efforts to sow dissent in the Gaulish ranks.
In the final banquet, although he is bound and gagged, he is still sitting at the banquet table rather than under his tree or next to his house. In Asterix and the Missing Scroll Cacofonix is rewarded for his actions in recalling Asterix, Obelix and Getafix to the village with being allowed to attend the banquet albeit next to Fulliautomatix, who is seemingly warning him not to perform as he might wake Getafix who is sleeping under Cacofonix's usual spot after a rare involvement in battle.
This album also reveals that Cacofonix is kept around because he is very useful in sending distress signals whenever the village is in danger and the Druid is not present. This may explain why the villagers are so protective of him. In short, Cacofonix is left unbound and ungagged on an average of once every four books. Happens to an entire garrison of troops in Obelix and Co. These troops had only just arrived from Rome and were high on morale.
Unfortunately, they also ended up as Obelix's birthday present as a direct result of Asterix deliberately provoking them into marching on the village. The subsequent thrashing by Obelix and Dogmatix left them in the exact same manner as the troops they relieved.
Caesar did not take their battle report well. The Senate grows increasingly discontented amid rumors that Caesar wishes to be made king, on the Ides of March in 44 BC, the Senate is preparing to vote on whether to award Caesar additional powers. They assassinate Caesar and split up the empire, Lepidus receives Africa, Octavian Spain and Gaul, however, the rivalry between Octavian and Antony is becoming apparent. Cleopatra is angered after Caesars will recognizes his adopted son Octavian instead of Caesarion as his official heir, while planning a campaign against Parthia in the east, Antony realizes he needs money and supplies, and cannot get enough from anywhere but Egypt.
After refusing several times to leave Egypt, Cleopatra gives in, Antony becomes drunk during a lavish feast. Cleopatra sneaks away, leaving a slave dressed as her, but Antony discovers the trick, the war is decided at the naval Battle of Actium on September 2,31 BC where Octavians fleet, under the command of Agrippa, defeats the Antony-Egyptian fleet 4.
Cleopatra soundtrack — The soundtrack of Cleopatra was composed by Alex North and was recorded and produced in This article focuses on the remastered, digital-era re-releases of the soundtrack, the soundtrack of Cleopatra was released on Compact Disc in two different versions at two different times. The original vinyl selection of tracks had long gone out of print before digital restorations of the soundtrack was released, the versions are as follows, The limited edition Tsunami Records release, which contained selected tracks, not representing the complete range of tracks heard in the film.
It was released two discs. It is the first in a finale which was continued the next week with The Big Bang. The episode was written by writer and executive producer Steven Moffat. Moffat wanted the episode to be big and mad, filming was done at the real Stonehenge and at a replica in early February The Underhenge set was the largest built on Upper Boat Studios, the alliance of enemies was the first time such an assembly had been seen in the show, and the production team made sure they used the most iconic monsters that they had in good condition.
The Pandorica Opens was seen by 7. River had recovered the painting in the 52nd century and travelled to the coordinates on the painting using a time agents vortex manipulator. The Doctor realises the Pandorica, a prison for the universes deadliest being, must be stored in a memorable location near the coordinates.
At Stonehenge, the Doctor, Amy, and River find a passage to an underground area, inside, they find the Pandorica, a giant metal box outfitted with every type of lock imaginable. Neither Rory nor the Doctor can explain Rorys presence, as he was consumed by a crack in the universe during the events of Cold Blood, when Amy comes around after being knocked out by a damaged Cyberman, she does not remember Rory, which upsets him greatly. The Doctor assures Rory that Amy will remember in time, the Doctors enemies begin to orbit overhead, and the Doctor buys himself additional time with a threatening speech.
River discovers landing patterns in Amys garden and sees that someone has broken into the house and she finds in Amys room a story book about Pandoras box and a childrens book about Roman Britain. River communicates this to the Doctor, warning him that the Pandorica must be a trap, River identifies her current space-time coordinates—26 Junethe date the Doctor identified as the onset of the time energy explosion that caused the cracks in the universe.
The Doctor warns her to immediately, but she finds herself again trapped in the TARDIS as the central control console begins to go critical 6. Overseen by Asterix creators Goscinny and Uderzo, the film is noticeably more well-produced than its prequel, featuring far more detailed animation, Asterix and Cleopatra is practically a musical, featuring three individual song sequences and a more varied score than the earlier film.
Elements of satire and surreal humour are prominent throughout and she gives this enormous task to her best architect Edifis, informing him that he will be covered with gold if he succeeds or thrown to the crocodiles if he fails.
Daunted and distraught, believing the task to be insurmountable without some sort of magic, Getafix agrees to return to Egypt with Edifis, while Asterix and Obelix insist on accompanying them. Obelix further insists that Dogmatix be allowed to join the voyage, en route to Egypt, Edifis ship is met by a gang of pirates.
Poetic justice rules the day as the ship is boarded by Asterix and Obelix. Upon reaching Egypt, it clear that Edifis is not a particularly gifted architect. Edifis refuses and Artifis swears vengeance, angered further by the injuries he sustains while negotiating Edifis house, Artifis raises tensions amongst the construction workers by convincing them that they are being exploited by Edifis and encourages them to strike. To win them over and enhance their productivity, Getafix gives the workers his magic potion which enables them to continue effortlessly with the construction of the palace, Getafix refuses to give any to Obelix, much to his disgruntlement.
Sightseeing en route, the visit the Pyramids at Giza. In his attempt to scale the Sphinx, Obelix provides an outlandish hypothesis as to how the monument came to be without a nose. The Gauls are intercepted by Artifis sidekick Krukhut, who poses as a guide with the intention of getting the Gauls lost during a tour of the Great Pyramid.
Trapped deep within the pyramid, Getafix gives Obelix his first taste of magic potion, the Gauls fail to negotiate the maze, but eventually escape after being heroically tracked by Dogmatix.
A short second encounter with the pirates alleviates Obelixs boredom, despite their attempt at retreat. In a final effort to stop the three Gauls, Artifis frames them for an attempt to poison Cleopatra with the gift of a made from such ingredients as arsenic, strychnine.
Asterix, Obelix and Getafix are thrown into the dungeon after the Queens taster becomes ill from eating the cake, fortunately, Getafix carries an antidote that enables them to eat the remainder of the cake as well as curing the taster after claiming he has indigestion. The Gauls are pardoned and catch Artifis and Krukhut despite their attempt to hide inside Sarcophogi, their punishment is to work for Edifis as labourers.
Cleopatra gloats over the likelihood of winning her bet to Caesar, learning that the Gauls and their magic potion are involved, Caesar orders his three mercenaries, brothers, to kidnap Getafix and knock over the cauldron for which they will receive a bag of gold 7. It was the most expensive French movie at that time, before being beaten by A Very Long Engagement two years later.
A critical success, it was also a box office success in France, becoming its most successful film in 36 years. Miramax Films re-edited the film, cutting approximately 21 minutes and dubbing the movie into English using an American cast. The dubbed dialogue uses some of the original English names, but the rest are either reused from the American English translation of the original album, or newly invented names.
This is most notable among minor characters, the crew, for example, are referred to by the names of famous rock and roll musicians just before a cry of lets rock. The English language subtitles for other markets are a translation of the French dialogue. The version released on DVD in the Australia by Madman Entertainment contains two discs, one the original French version and the other the Miramax edit.
To perform this task, Cleopatra hires the architect Numerobis, on pain of death and much to the dismay of Pyradonis and he and his secretary Papyris discuss the druid Getafix, whose potion empowers its drinkers, and Numerobis goes in search of him. In Gaul, two Roman legionnaires challenge protagonist Asterix, who drinks the potion and defeats one Roman, whereupon Obelix fells the other and they are joined by Numerobis, whom they guide to Getafix.
Rather than sell some of the potion, Getafix accompanies Numerobis to Alexandria. In Alexandria, Numerobis introduces the Gauls to Papyris, and later to Queen Cleopatra herself, while they greet her, Asterix falls in love with Guimieukis, a maidservant. As they observe the workers, Pyradonis starts a riot, but the supplies the workers with potion. Pyradonis hires Torturis to trap the Gauls in the Great Pyramid, as they return to Alexandria, Caesar is informed of the Gauls presence, and leads an attack to destroy the unfinished palace.
As the Romans charge, Asterix and Obelix fend them off, en route, he drops his vial of potion, and the villainous rival architect Criminalis drinks it. Meanwhile, Panoramix gives Numerobis some potion, with which he defeats Criminalis, when Cleopatra receives the letter, she stops Caesar from destroying the palace. Numerobis and the Gauls complete the palace, and Caesar concedes his bet to Cleopatra, in the epilogue, all the characters celebrate in a bar.
Along with Carry On Sergeant and Carry On Screaming and its original posters were reproduced by the Royal Mail on stamps to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Carry on series in June The film opens during Caesars invasions of Britain, with Mark Antony struggling to lead his armies through miserable weather, at a nearby village, cavemen Horsa and Hengist Pod attempt to alert Boudica of the invasion, but are captured by the Romans.
Whilst hiding there, Julius Caesar arrives to consult the Vestal Virgins, in the melee, Horsa kills Bilius and escapes, leaving Hengist to take the credit for saving Caesars life and to be made Caesars new bodyguard. When a power struggle emerges in Egypt, Mark Antony is sent to force Cleopatra to abdicate in favour of Ptolemy, however, Mark Antony becomes besotted with her, and instead kills Ptolemy off-screen to win her favour.
Cleopatra convinces Mark Antony to kill Caesar and become ruler of Rome himself so that they may rule a powerful Roman-Egyptian alliance together, after seducing one another, Mark Antony agrees, and plots to kill Caesar. Caesar and Hengist travel to Egypt on a galley, along with Agrippa, however, Horsa has been re-captured and is now a slave on Caesars galley.
After killing the galley-master, Horsa and the galley slaves kill Agrippa and his fellow assassins, Hengist, who had been sent out to fight Agrippa and was unaware of Horsas presence on board, again takes the credit.
Once at Cleopatras palace, an Egyptian soothsayer warns Caesar of the plot to kill him, instead, Caesar convinces Hengist to change places with him, since Cleopatra and Caesar have never met. On meeting, Cleopatra lures Hengist, who accidentally exposes both Cleopatra and Mark Anthony as would-be assassins and he and Caesar then ally with Horsa, and after defeating Cleopatras bodyguard Sosages in combat, Hengist and the party flee Egypt.
The costumes and sets used in the film were intended for Cleopatra before that production moved to Rome. Cleopatra film — Cleopatra is a American silent historical drama starring Helen Gardner in the title role and directed by Charles L. It is the first film to be produced by Gardners production company, the film was based on a play written by Victorien Sardou. Cleopatra is one of the first six-reel feature films produced in the United States, in a series of elaborately staged tableaux, it depicts Cleopatra and her love affairs, first with handsome fisherman-slave Pharon, then with Mark Antony.
InGardner filmed additional scenes and re-issued the film to compete with the adaptation released by Fox, like many American films of the time, Cleopatra was subject to cuts by city and state film censorship boards. For the release, the Chicago Board of Censors required a cut of the two intertitles If I let you live and love me ten days, will you then destroy yourself, and Suppose Anthony were told that she had just left the embraces of the slave Pharon. The film is recognized by American Film Institute in these lists, turner Classic Movies had the print restored and commissioned a new musical score for the film.
The film was a commercial failure, when it was released in the United States, Xanadu changed the title to Cleopatra, Queen of Sex and released it with a self-applied X-rating on April 24, The English version and the original version were not received well by critics and audiences due to it failing as a pornographic movie, Cleopatra was not submitted to the MPAA, and may not have received an X-rating if it had been.
The English dub and subtitled version is said to be lost, dVDs of the film do exist. In the far future, three Earthlings—Jiro, Harvey, and Mary—discover that a race called the Pasateli intends to conquer humankind by a mysterious the Cleopatra Plan. Harvey, however, vows to use the opportunity to secure the title of the greatest lover who lived by having sex with Cleopatra herself. They arrive in the middle of the Roman conquest of Egypt, the group plans to send Cleopatra to first seduce and then murder Caesar.
The Romans discover the group and attack them, Cleopatra escapes, along with her handmaidens Libya and Apollodoria. Cleopatra goes to an ancient wizard, who grants her an irresistibly seductive body for her mission. It is at point that the three minds arrive from the future, Mary is now Libya, and Harvey finds himself in the body of the wizards pet leopard Rupa. They accompany Cleopatra to meet Caesar, who is so overcome by her beauty that he makes her Queen of Egypt, meanwhile, the third time traveller Jiro is now in the body of Ionius, a Greek man captured and enslaved by the Romans.