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Postby Kino » Wed Jul 27, 2005 3:04 pm

Wow, thanks very much, most kind! :D
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Postby Mr Orbayas » Fri Jul 29, 2005 6:02 pm

You are most welcome. Everything for my fellow leagueniks.
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Postby kkaare » Mon Sep 26, 2005 12:21 pm

Some of the characters are based on the animation series "To trøtte typer". It is a norwegian dark comedy and hysterically funny. I guess it will take a while getting used to it, even for a "weird" norwegian like me.

The movie will not be for the masses and you should keep your children away.

I don't really think that english and norwegian humour differs, but Free Jimmy will be weird for sure. :)

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Postby MrsShearsmith » Mon Sep 26, 2005 7:14 pm

sounds like a real good treat *mm* to me!
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Postby Tubby Little Titwitch » Mon Sep 26, 2005 7:16 pm

excellent! normal is rubbish, bring on the weirdness i say!

btw, welcome Kkaare, there is a newbies thread somewhere to introduce yourself in so we can all say hi!
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Postby MrsShearsmith » Mon Sep 26, 2005 7:28 pm

Tubby Little Titwitch wrote:excellent! normal is rubbish, bring on the weirdness i say!


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'Free Jimmy' to close Critics Week at Cannes

Postby Geoff Tipps' Joke Writer » Fri Apr 28, 2006 3:51 pm

Here's some news about 'Free Jimmy', the full length animation film featuring the voice of Mark, Steve and Reece amongst others.



http://www.thehollywoodnews.com/article/28040612.php
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Postby Papa's new wife » Fri Apr 28, 2006 3:55 pm

Ohhhhhhh, thanks for that!!

Is it just me hoping Reece plays his part as Lisgoe??
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Postby cupid stunt » Fri Apr 28, 2006 4:14 pm

I present to you a picture of the characters voiced by the gents :) :

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Gorgeous, aren't they? ;)


The movie just came out here (the original version, not the English one), and I might go see it as it's gotten rave reviews. The English version should be out some time after the summer. Personally, I find it hard to imagine how this will translate into English, because the whole thing is just full of Norwegian/Scandinavian stereotypes and so on. I heard that the English version is supposed to take place in London rather than in Norway... which has me wondering how on earth they're going to explain the Lappish mafia and how they ended up in England...
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Postby Papa's new wife » Fri Apr 28, 2006 4:41 pm

In the thing GTJW posted it said the Lappish Mafia were gonna be Naaaaaarthern blokes - so I presume they'll just be Narthern mafia guys.
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Postby Voodoo Lady » Fri Apr 28, 2006 7:36 pm

Great pic! I wonder who is playing whom. ;)

(Actually would laugh if they weren't playing the ones that look like them.)
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Postby Papa's new wife » Fri Apr 28, 2006 7:39 pm

I would be funny if they did, and very very wrong!
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Postby Lisgoe\'s Lady » Wed Nov 08, 2006 5:20 pm

anyone have any idea when Free Jimmy will be out? it doesnt seem to say anywhere!
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Postby cupid stunt » Thu Nov 09, 2006 9:02 pm

I know Free Jimmy isn't going to be released on DVD here until November 2007 (it's been postponed quite a few times now, it was supposed to be out this month), and from what I've read the DVD was going to have both the original and English version. But from what I understood there'd been a bit of trouble with the English version as American critics were complaining about how some of the English/Scottish accents were difficult to understand, and there was a possibillity that some voices were going to be re-recorded with either new accents or new actors, or something to that extent. No idea whether the film will ever be officially released in international cinemas... :?
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Postby burrito » Sun Nov 12, 2006 5:02 pm

I'm going to see it as part of Cardiff Film Festival this Thursday. Apparently it's the UK premiere and will be attended by the director & producers (but none of the Gents and no David Tennant either - boo!).
Should be good, really looking forward to it!
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