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Gauche the Cellist (1982)
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Gauche the Cellist (1982)
Original name: セロ弾きのゴーシュ
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Music
Country: Japan
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Gauche is a diligent but mediocre cellist who plays for a small town orchestra and the local cinema in the early 20th century. He struggles during rehearsals and is often berated by his conductor during preparations for an upcoming performance of Beethoven's Sixth Symphony (the Pastoral Symphony).Over the course of four nights, Gauche is visited at his mill house home by talking animals as he is practicing.
Plot: orchestra, cello, musician, cat, spirit, surrealism, cellist, mouse

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Duration: 86 min.
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Redwall: The Movie (2000)
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Duration: 92 min.
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