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Bartok the Magnificent (1999)

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The lovable bat Bartok goes on his own adventure and meets a pink snake, a dapper bear, a prince, and a evil witch trying to rule all of Russia

Directors:

Don Bluth, Gary Goldman

Writer:

Jay Lacopo
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Cast

Credited cast:
Hank Azaria ... Bartok (voice)
Kelsey Grammer ... Zozi (voice)
Andrea Martin ... Baba Yaga (voice)
Catherine O'Hara ... Ludmilla (voice)
Tim Curry ... The Skull (voice)
Jennifer Tilly ... Piloff (voice)
Phillip Van Dyke ... Ivan (voice)
Diedrich Bader ... Vol (voice)
Liz Callaway ... Ensemble cast
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kelly Marie Berger Kelly Marie Berger ... Little Girl (voice)
Ted Brunetti Ted Brunetti ... Actor
Zach Charles ... Little Boy (voice) (as Zachary Charles)
Danny Mann ... Head Cossack (voice)
John Schiappa John Schiappa ... (singing voice)
Glenn Shadix ... Townspeople (voice)
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Storyline

Russia is being terrorized by an evil witch known as Baba Yaga; the only one who is not afraid of her is Bartok the Magnificent. Bartok, an albino bat, has just arrived in Moscow and is impressing everyone with his performances, including Prince Ivan Romanov. However, one person is not impressed; Ludmilla finds Bartok annoying and naive. After Bartok's show, a violent bear suddenly attacks. Bartok must save everyone by stunning the bear with dust and then knocks him over and traps him in a wagon. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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The lovable hero from Anastasia is back!


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G | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 November 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bartok the Magnificent See more »

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Production Co:

Fox Animation Studios See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Andrea Martin, Hank Azaria, and Kelsey Grammer are the only actors to be in both this film and Anastasia (1997). Of these, Azaria is the only one to reprise his original role. Both Martin and Grammer play different characters than in Anastasia (1997). See more »

Goofs

The key on Ludmilla's arm disappears. See more »

Quotes

Piloff: Wheeeeeeeeeeeee!
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Great film to go back to if you'd like to revive your childhood
15 January 2018 | by dgordon-40939See all my reviews

If you take this film outside of the world of Anastasia (cause they're only connected through one character) - you'll get a good impression out of it.

Is it a great animation for today? Maybe not so much. BUT: it has a very pleasant, unique magical atmosphere that makes you want to watch this movie with a sense of lightness, like you have nothing in the world to worry about. It puts you right into your childhood mode, and especially if you've seen it before.

AND, the music is simply amazing!!! I would definitely recommend watching it, but just try not to expect a masterpiece or it being connected to Anastasia too much. Treat is a light piece of entertainment, which it is.


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