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Capt'n Bluebear (Kaept'n Blaubaer)

Capt'n Bluebear

One day, as Capt'n Bluebear sat astride the rock of his retirement, he heard the grim voice of fate: "Bluebear, you have travelled the seven seas. You have written a successful book about your life, and 87% of Germans know you. What is missing is a cartoon film." And so Capt'n Bluebear decided to become a film star, certain that his life story would provide plenty of suitable material.
Find out how Capt'n Bluebear overcomes sea phantoms, water droplets and crocodile pirates, how he survives the calorie rays fired by his long-distance chess opponent and archenemy Prof. Dr. Finefinger, and is able to fend off the attacks of the real estate sharks which infest the Capitalistic Sea; aided and abetted as always by his best friend, and his remarkable knowledge of the language of Fartinese.
Genre Comedy, Animation

Year of Production 1999
Director Hayo Freitag
Screenplay Walter Moers
Cinematography Graham Tiernan
Wolfgang von Henko, Helge Schneider, Fred Timm, Joachim Schlueter
Animation Peter Bohl
Producer Hanno Huth
Voices Helge Schneider, Wolfgang Voelz, Edgar Hoppe
Production Company Senator Film Produktion, in co-production with Degeto Film, ARD
Runtime 80 min
Format 35 mm, color
Subtitled Version English
Sound Technology Dolby SRD
With backing from German Federal Film Board / FFA Filmförderungsanstalt, MOIN Filmförderung Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein
German Distributor Senator Film Verleih/Berlin

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