AN AMERICAN TAIL: FIEVEL GOES WEST [1991 / 2017] [Blu-ray] Look Out Partners, There’s a New Mouse in Town! history.". (The scene in which he presses up against a window to look into a classroom filled with American "school mice" is based on a story Spielberg remembered about his grandfather, who told him that Jews were only able to listen to lessons through open windows while sitting outside in the snow). Bluth later commented that "Steven has not dominated the creative growth of Tail at all. When a gang of them called the Mott Street Maulers attacks a mouse marketplace, the immigrant mice learn that the tales of a cat-free country are not true. The film is recognized by American Film Institute in these lists: In 1987, An American Tail was first released on VHS, and later on LaserDisc in both regular[33] and CAV play editions in November 1991 by MCA Home Video in North America, and CIC Video internationally. She forms a sisterly bond with Cholena when she is brought to the surface, helping make a dress for her and showing her around New York. But as she sings, she gets food thrown at her after two failed attempts and always getting interrupted on the lyric, \"and loving me\". Notable cuts include the Mousekewitzes' journey across Europe, a scene in which they first meet Tiger and he gets stuck up in a tree, an upbeat song that Fievel was planned to sing while imprisoned in the sweatshop, and a scene that gave greater explanation of the changing of names at Ellis Island. Absolutely, positively apalling. ... Singing, playing, dreaming, helping out. ", Will Ryan (Digit), Neil Ross (Honest John), Cathianne Blore (Bridget), and Hal Smith (Moe) are all voice actors well known in the animation industry.[7]. A DVD version was first made available on January 20, 2004, by Universal Studios,[35] which was presented in fullscreen aspect ratio only, and contained a number of changes from earlier versions, including re-dubbing certain character's voices in the Orphan Alley scene, the addition of new voices where there was previously no dialog, and new "humorous" sound effects. "Dreams to dream" - Scene from "Fievel goes west" - YouTube He instead finds Warren there playing and discovers that he is a diminutive cat in disguise and the leader of the Maulers. Larry Leker was brought in to assist, turning Bluth's rough sketches into final storyboard panels. An.American.Tail.Fievel.Goes.West.srt (DOWNLOAD SUBTITLES) [Fievel] And then the hero, Wylie Burp, squinted across the dusty street. At Castle Garden, Tanya's name was changed to Tilly when she went through immigration to sound more Americanized. "[26], The Sun-Sentinel had other praises: "Laced with action scenes and peppered with amusing dialogue, the film moves along briskly. In An American Tail: Fievel Goes West (pictured), she was much older (trading cards released at the time of the movie claim she is sixteen, although the novelization of the first movie claimed she was eight, a year older than Fievel) and her age range from Fievel was increased. "[26], The film won "Best Animated Motion Picture" at the 9th Youth in Film Awards, with actors Phillip Glasser and Amy Green also receiving an award for "Best Animation Voice Over Group" for their roles as Fievel and Tanya. Tanya is much the same personality-wise in the short-lived animated series, with the same voice actress and general look but different. She looks and acts a little different in every sequel; in Fievel Goes West she is shy and wants to be a singer, in The Treasure of Manhattan Island she is spunky and sarcastic (although this began to show in Fievel's American Tails), and in The Mystery of the Night Monster her personality is much the same, but she tries to act more adult, partly because she has a deep crush on newspaper editor Reed Daley. ", An American Tail: The Treasure of Manhattan Island, An American Tail: The Mystery of the Night Monster, Best Song Written Specifically for a Motion Picture or for Television, "IN DON BLUTH'S TALENTED HANDS ANIMATION ISN'T A DYING ART", "Feivel – Name Meaning, What does Feivel mean? At the beginning of the film it is shown that Tanya wants to be a famous singer, but her talents go unappreciated. The film maintains a 71% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes based on 28 reviews and an average rating of 6.37/10. It tells the story of Fievel Mousekewitz and his family as they emigrate from Shostka to the United States for freedom. Furious, Warren then sets fire to the pier's entrance in an attempt to burn the mice alive, until Gussie finally orders the mice to release the secret weapon. Waul is a businesscat, above such primitive and gruesome methods of collecting his food as chasing the mice down and eating them; 'an unnecessary expenditure of calories'. ; Age-Inappropriate Dress: After her makeover in Fievel Goes West; All Love Is Unrequited: Falls in love with newspaper editor Reed Daley in The Mystery of the Night Monster, only to have him ignore her for the most part and fall in love with reporter Nellie Brie. [37] It was released in widescreen on Blu-ray for the first time on March 4, 2014, which included a digital HD and UltraViolet copy. You'll marvel over the quality of Plummer's singing voice and be convulsed by DeLuise's feline antics. "[20], The film's writing garnered a mixed response. Meanwhile, his older sister, Tanya, tells her gloomy parents she has a feeling that he is still alive, but they insist that it will eventually go away. [19] In his own review for the Chicago Sun-Times, Roger Ebert gave it two stars out of four, giving credit to the animation, calling it "full and detailed, enhanced by computers and an improvement on so much recent animation that cuts corners," but that the story was too "dark and gloomy. Tanya is given a much larger role in the sequel. Cactus Cat gang: [Laughing and cocking their guns] Fievel: (hustles up to Wylie Burp) Have no fear, Billy the Kid is here! In Fievel's American Tails she looks almost the same, but streamlined to make her cheaper to animate (with only one tuft of hair in the front, and her cheek tufts missing). Thinking that he has died, they proceed to the city as planned, though they become devastated at his loss. However, he can't help Fievel search for his family, as they have not yet registered to vote. For the franchise, see, "...there is no way you could put a score like this in any other kind of film. He then takes Tanya under his wing, entitling her as "The Diva" and having her perform at a saloon for his gang, with Miss Kitty to be her mentor. Menu. He knew it would be difficult, but felt it was worth the sacrifice to work with Spielberg on a major project. Emmy-award-winning writers Judy Freudberg and Tony Geiss were brought in to expand the script. Last one. Original songs – including Never Say Never, Somewhere Out There and We're a Duo – are also entertaining. Terrible! The film was released in the United States on November 21, 1986, by Universal Pictures. According to Honest John, Warren is extorting them all for protection that he never provides. From filmmaker Steven Spielberg, ‘AN AMERICAN TAIL: FIEVEL GOES WEST’ is a delightful full-length animated feature that continues the adventures of the brave young mouse who captured audiences hearts everywhere. Led by the rich and powerful Gussie Mausheimer, the mice hold a rally to decide what to do about the cats. The record would quickly be shattered with the release of The Little Mermaid, the film that many consider to be the start of the Disney Renaissance, three years later after the release of the film, beating out Don Bluth's own film, All Dogs Go to Heaven. Instead of pursuing copyright litigation, he opted to beat its release date by convincing his publishers to split Maus into two volumes and publish the first before he even finished the second. Still, the superb animation makes you believe Fievel is a small boy lost in a big world. In designing the look of the film and its characters, Bluth worked with Amblin Entertainment and the Sears marketing department (Sears had a major marketing push on the main character). Tanya has a job as a secretary at the Daily Nibbler in this film, a job Tony helped her get. Tanya's personality has become sassy and sarcastic in this movie, and she gets very jealous of her brother getting to go on adventures all the time. Jun 16, 2019 - Tanya Mousekewitz (An American Tail: Fievel Goes West) (c) 1991 David Kirschner, Amblin Entertainment (Steven Spielberg) & Universal Pictures He decided to make a stylistic shift from the more angular "modern style" of animation of the time to a style similar to Disney animation from the 1940s, where the characters have a more soft and cuddly feel. However, The Great Mouse Detective[14] was more successful with critics, most notably Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert. Kind, passionate yet soft-spoken, she acts as a surrogate big sister to Fievel. [7], The film was also plagued by union difficulties. "[7] It was Universal Pictures' first animated feature film since Pinocchio in Outer Space in 1965. [15] The inexpensive success of The Great Mouse Detective played a large role in the Disney Renaissance;[16][17] due to the fact that it was both a critical and financial success, which saved Walt Disney Animation Studios from going bankrupt after The Black Cauldron had flopped at the box office a year earlier. [7], Bluth described the process of voice casting as "sometimes you can select a 'name' voice [i.e., a well-known actor] because it fits the essence of the character so well. 2019 Expanded edition track list This is no longer official due to possible retconning in the upcoming direct-to-video sequels. Movies. Spielberg had asked Bluth to "make me something pretty like you did in NIMH...make it beautiful." In The Mystery of the Night Monster she looks taller than in the last movie, and her hair is very short. At the beginning of the film Tanya gets a babushka for Hannukah while Fievel gets his hat. As the release deadline approached, pressure grew among the crew and numerous problems arose, ranging from slower-than-expected cel painting in Ireland to low footage output by some animators. In this film Tanya is again younger, which is either due to the retcon of Fievel Goes West, or because takes place before said film. Cuts are also responsible for baby Yasha's apparent disappearance after the boat trip. In 1885 Shostka, the Mousekewitzes, a Russian-Jewish family of mice who live with a human family named Moskowitz, are having a celebration of Hanukkah where Papa gives his hat to his 5-year-old son, Fievel, and tells him about the United States, a country where there are no cats. 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