Asterix and Obelix


We watched Asterix and Obelix “God Save Britannia” over the holidays and it was a blast. I mean we were laughing out loud for large parts of the movie. Partly at seeing comic book characters come to life as people on the screen, partly at the gibes the French and English were making at each other’s culture, the physical humour (seeing a real person play Obelix), the effects of the Magic Potion, the Romans, the Normans etc. We watched it in French with English subtitles. It was a hoot and resulted in all the Asterix and Obelix books being brought out and poured through once again. One of the best moments of the holiday…

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