Abrafaxe - Unter Schwarzer Flagge (2001, GER/KOR) C-81m. *** D: Gerhard Hahn, Tony Power. Starring (the voices of) Nena Kerner, Kim Hasper, David Turber, Ilona Schulz, Helmut Krauss. Entertaining kids movie, an animated feature based on a comic book series (previously adapted for East German TV in 1980!). Three pals stay behind in a museum one night and with the help of an ancient gold plate are transported to the time of the pirates, where they become involved in the search for the legendary treasure of El Dorado. Colorful animation captures the pirate spirit, and the three boys fit in very well. English title: THE PIRATES OF TORTUGA: UNDER THE BLACK FLAG.

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