animated movie Light Years © Col. Ima. Son / Revcom Télévision
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Light Years

Gandahar is a utopian world of rare beauty and tranquility, the result of extensive mutation and genetic experimentation. But the perfect peace is shattered when a mysterious evil force invades this idyllic serenity, turning people into stone with petrifying rays. The Council of Women hold court and decide to send Sylvain, son of Queen Ambisextra, on a mission to destroy the enemy. Together with the beautiful and adventurous Arielle, the enemy that Sylvain eventually discovers very far from his home is the ultimate failure of Gandaharian scientific experimentation. It is a giant brain known as the Metamorphis, which has created an indestructible army of metal men to destroy Gandahar. Sylvain must battle the Metamorphis, but not until 1000 years in the future. -- 'Morpheus', imdb

Created by: Col. Ima. Son, Revcom Télévision
Language: English dub / French
Country of Origin: France
Alternate Title: Gandahar
[ French ] Featuring the voices of:
Pierre-Marie Escourrou ... Sylvain
Anny Duperey ... Ambisextra
Catherine Chevallier ... Airelle
Jean-Pierre Ducos ... Blaminhor
Olivier Cruveiller ... Homme-métal
Featuring the voices of:
John Shea ... Sylvian
Glenn Close ... Ambisextra
Jennifer Grey ... Airelle
Bridget Fonda ... Historian
Charles Busch ... Gemmen
Earl Hammond ... Blaminhoe
Jill Haworth ... Announcer
Earle Hyman ... Maxum
David Johansen ... Shayol
Christopher Plummer ... Metamorphis
Paul Shaeffer ... Optiflow
Terrence Mann ... Collective voice
Alexander Marshall ... Apod
Directed by: Rene Laloux and Harvey Weinstein
Produced by: Bob Weinstein
Executive Producers: Leon Zuratas
Musical Score by: Gabriel Yared, Bob Jewett and Jack Maeby
Writing Credits: Rene Laloux, Isaac Asimov and Raphael Cluzel
Based on: the novel by Jean-Pierre Andrevon
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