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The Sphinx

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Movie Asterix & Obelix: Mission Cleopatra Alain Chabat (2002)
As usual, Obelix is stubborn and decides to climb the Sphinx to get a better view.
Sphinx
Sphinx - Credit: Pixabay

“- Did you see the size of that nose!

– Oh, that’s for sure. It’s a rock!… It’s a cape! What do I say, it’s a cape? It’s a peninsula !

– Instead of making literature, maybe you could help me find a solution!”

Asterix (Christian Clavier) and Obelix (Gérard Depardieu)

In this adaptation of the album Asterix and Cleopatra, Alain Chabat has obviously reproduced those famous boxes where Obelix decides to climb the Sphinx and accidentally breaks his nose.

In the feature film, Asterix (Christian Clavier) and Obelix (Gérard Depardieu) decide to hide their noses under the Sphinx, rather than bury them at its foot.

Alain Chabat took advantage of this scene to write a very special line to Gérard Depardieu referring to Cyrano de Bergerac, which he had previously played in the film of the same name in 1990.

The music of Mission Cleopatra had the right to an improbable feat. Snoop Dogg has agreed to participate in the soundtrack of the film alongside Jamel Debbouze for the track Cleopatra.

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Three dogs played the role of Dogmatix during the shooting. These are the teams that have taken care of dyeing the ears in black to match the “toutou” of the Gallic irreducibles.

Scène devant le Sphinx dans Astérix et Obélix : Mission Cléopâtre
Scene in front of the Sphinx in Asterix and Obelix: Mission Cleopatra – Credit: Katharina, Renn Productions, TF1 Films Productions, Chez Wam, Canal+, CNC, KC Medien and La Petite Reine
Scène devant le Sphinx dans Astérix et Obélix : Mission Cléopâtre
Scene in front of the Sphinx in Asterix and Obelix: Mission Cleopatra – Credit: Katharina, Renn Productions, TF1 Films Productions, Chez Wam, Canal+, CNC, KC Medien and La Petite Reine

Great Sphinx of Giza

The Sphinx of Giza is a theriant statue of Egypt, located in front of the great pyramids of the Giza plateau.

Made around 2500 BC, the Sphinx of Giza is the largest monolithic monumental sculpture in the world. It measures 20,22 meters in height for 14 meters in width and 73,5 meters in length. Its mass would be about 20,000 tons. The ori... Learn more about Great Sphinx of Giza

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By Damien Biju

Tuesday, January 25, 2022

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