Arthur et la Vengeance de Maltazard (2009, FRA) C-93m. SCOPE ** D: Luc Besson. Starring Freddie Highmore, Mia Farrow, Jimmy Fallon, Logan Miller, Ron Crawford. Still appealing but basically disappointing sequel to ARTHUR ET LES MINIMOYS (2006). Highmore has waited ten months to return to his Minimoy princess, but then he receives a call for help and his parents won't let him stay on his grandmother's farm. He still enters the underground world and tries to find his princess. It turns out the villain from the first film is back with a vengeance. Expertly made fantasy by Besson, but it turns out film only advertises part three, ARTHUR ET LA GUERRE DE DEUX MONDES (2010) and ends on a cliffhanger. English title: ARTHUR 2: THE REVENGE OF MALTAZARD.

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