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Corto Maltese: Heads and Mushrooms (2002)

Corto Maltese: Teste e funghi (original title)
Compilation of three adventures of laconic adventurer Corto Maltese set in 1917. He searches for El Dorado in Venezuela, finds a suitcase every political faction in Honduras will kill for and helps Sinn Féin fight the British army.

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Giorgia Cecere (adaptation), Nadine Lamari (adaptation) | 3 more credits »
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Credited cast:
Paul Bandey ... Corto Maltese (voice)
Richard Berry ... Corto Maltese (voice)
Leslie Clack Leslie Clack ... (voice)
Christian Erickson Christian Erickson ... (voice)
Jodi Forrest Jodi Forrest ... (voice) (as Jody Forrest)
Steve Gadler Steve Gadler ... (voice)
David Gasman ... (voice)
Matthew Géczy ... (voice)
Sharon Mann ... (voice)
Doug Rand ... (voice)
Barbara Scaff Barbara Scaff ... (voice)
Jimmy Shuman Jimmy Shuman ... (voice)
Allan Wenger Allan Wenger ... (voice)
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A compilation of three short Corto's adventures all set in 1917. In "Heads and Mushrooms", he's in Maracaibo, Venezuela apparently suffering from slight amnesia. His friend Jeremiah Steiner, a down-on-his-luck elderly former university professor he met and helped in "Under the Sign of Capricorn" is keeping an eye on him until he recovers. Influential local antiquarian and Steiner's acquaintance, Levi Columbia, brings them a long lost diary written by a famous explorer who disappeared in the jungles of Venezuela while searching for the legendary mythical city of gold - El Dorado. He suggests that Corto continues the perished explorer's journey since there are clues in the diary to where El Dorado might actually be. Levi will finance the expedition, of course. He also gives Steiner a small bag of hallucinogenic mushrooms that supposedly restore memory. The journey proves to be an ill-fated one. Or does it? In "Banana Conga", Corto is in Honduras seeing the Mosquito coast and visiting a ...

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France | Italy

Language:

French

Release Date:

2002 (Italy) See more »

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Follows Corto Maltese: The Celts (2002) See more »

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Sanglier Noir
Composed and performed by Alice Terrell (as Aliss Terrell)
(p) 2002 La Bande Son
Copyright 2002 Studiocanal
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