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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The sorceress fights to keep her people from wisdom in order to retain her power over them. The Kids Are Alright. An enjoyable and simple animation with an honest moral lesson, though clearly made for very small children. Zanzibar’s Festival shows the way forward”. The main child character is challenged by a skunk with bared teeth, a wart hog chases him, a boat carries off some of the village children against their will, and a villainous sorceress makes powerful threats and uses magic.

Children are naked; a male toddler’s genitals again simply and without definition are seen as a natural part of his body. DC’s Legends of Tomorrow: Nonetheless, if you have the chance it’s worth 75 minutes of your time.

A model attribution edit summary using German: And so, a very small fellow comes into the world, cuts the umbilical cord himself, and declares, “My name is Kirikou. Kirikou and the Men and Women Karaba’s “breast jewelry” emerged during this phase as a device to prevent her having the appearance of having only one breast when her torso was turned to a three-quarter view but was retained despite the changeover to full color.


This charming animated feature is a welcome antidote to the relentless cutesiness inherent in so many child-oriented toons. Touching robot-kid friendship tale has great messages. French Culture French Language Education. View All Critic Reviews In what ways did this story surprise you? She has cut off all their water and is believed to have eaten all the men of kieikou village.

Based on his conversations with women involved in polygamist relationships, he illustrates – to very funny effects – the daily life of two persons – in this case two men -…. That’s true, little Kirikou. The grandfather tells him that she is evil because she suffers: A marvel for eye and ear.

But one day the calm rivers of their lives break their banks and become wild torrents: Translated from French by William Moritz. Along the way, he is faced with many obstacles thr sorceress places in his path, as well as a gaggle of older children who make fun of him, and, finally, a wise man who helps lead him closer to his goal.

Kirikou enfant voice Maimouna N’Diaye Common Sense Media’s unbiased ratings are created by expert reviewers and aren’t influenced by the product’s creators or by any of our funders, affiliates, or partners. Written and directed by Michel Ocelot tells the history of Kiriku, a very small boy who already spoke when still in his mother belly. Classic story is less scary than most animated fairy tales.


This is a wonderful and fabulously unique story for the kiddies. She takes a second husband. We display the minimum age for which content is developmentally appropriate. Through this young man who dreams of escape, the Director, Nouri Bouzid, criticizes both the restrictions associated with what he calls “the hypocrisy of….

Mother of Dunes ArtMattan Films. It turns out Karaba did not eat the men, just turned them into watchmen, and other obedient objects.

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The Cathedral ArtMattan Films. It was not a question, but a statement. Numerous clear, positive messages throughout. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. For the video game based on the film, see Kirikou video game. When he does that, he is able to change the course of his village’s history without violence.

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Please enter your email address and we will email you a new password. It’s a great package: She decides to follow him, in that country that she does not know, that is filled with violence. Apr 19, Rating: Was this review helpful to you?

The more frightened her people are, the more powerful she is. Kirikou and the Wild Beasts