Sherlock Holmes and the Great Escape
Traditional Chinese大偵探福爾摩斯:逃獄大追捕
Simplified Chinese大侦探福尔摩斯:逃狱大追捕
Literal meaningGreat Detective Holmes: Escape and big pursuing
Hanyu PinyinDà Zhēntàn Fú'ěrmósī: Táoyù Dà Zhuībǔ
Jyutpingdaai6 zing1 taam3 fuk1 ji5 mo1 si1: tou4 juk6 daai6 zeoi1 bou6
Directed byToe Yuen [zh]
Matthew Chow
Based onThe Great Detective Sherlock Holmes
by Lai Ho [zh]
Release dates
28 July 2019 (Hong Kong Children's Film International Film Festival)
1 August 2019
CountryHong Kong
LanguageCantonese[1]

Sherlock Holmes and the Great Escape, originally titled The Great Detective Sherlock Holmes – The Greatest Jail Breaker, is a 2019 Hong Kong animated film based on the children's book series The Great Detective Sherlock Holmes. Toe Yuen [zh] and Matthew Chow[note 1] co-directed this film.[1] Some investments into the film came from the company Golden Scene.[2] The film was released theatrically in 2019.[3]

Shout! Factory released an English dub in Canada and the United States on DVD on 23 March 2021.[3]

Characters

Character name Voice actor
Cantonese English
Sherlock Holmes[note 2] Ken Wong Kai-Cheong [zh][1] Robbie Daymond[4]
Dr. John Watson[note 3] Monte Cho Kai-Him [zh][5] David Errigo Jr.[4]
Mack[note 4] Stephen Au[1] Greg Chun[4]
Scarface[note 5] Jerry Ku Ming-Wah [zh][5]
Alice[note 6] Joyce Chan Hoi-Ting [zh][3] Lizzie Freeman[4]
Gordon "Gorilla" Riller[note 7] Louis Yuen Siu Cheung[3] Kevin M. Connolly[4]
Carlson Fox[note 8] Pasu Leung Wai-Tak [zh][3]
Little Rabbit/Bunny[note 9] Leander Lau [zh] [3] Abby Trott[6]
Skinny Monkey Toe Yuen[3]

Reception

Edmund Lee of the South China Morning Post gave the film three of five stars.[7]

Elizabeth Kerr of The Hollywood Reporter wrote that the film "colorfully tackles" several social issues.[1]

See also

Notes

Names in other languages

  1. ^ Matthew Chow: traditional Chinese: 鄒榮肇; simplified Chinese: 邹荣肇; Jyutping: zau1 wing4 siu6; pinyin: Zōu Róngzhào
  2. ^ Sherlock Holmes: 夏洛克·福爾摩斯; 夏洛克·福尔摩斯; haa6 lok6 hak1 fuk1 ji5 mo1 si1; Xiàluòkè Fú'ěrmósī
  3. ^ John Watson: 約翰·華生; 约翰·华生; joek3 hon6 waa4 sang1; Yuēhàn Huáshēng
  4. ^ Mack: 馬奇; 马奇; maa5 kei4; Mǎqí
  5. ^ Scarface: 刀疤熊; dou1 baa1 hung4; Dāobā Xióng; 'Scarred (from a knife) bear'
  6. ^ Alice: 愛麗絲; 爱丽丝; oi3 lai6 si1; Àilìsī
  7. ^ Gordon "Gorilla" Riller: 李大猩; lei5 daai6 sing1; Lǐ Dàxīng; 'Big Ape'
  8. ^ Carlson Fox: 狐格森; wu4 gaak3 sam1; Hú Gésēn
  9. ^ Little Rabbit/Bunny: 小兔子; siu2 tou3 zi2; Xiǎo Tùzi; 'Little Rabbit'

References

  1. ^ a b c d e Kerr, Elizabeth (29 July 2019). "'The Great Detective Sherlock Holmes — The Greatest Jail-Breaker' ('Daaih jingtaam fukyi mosi — Touyuk daaih jeuibou'): Film Review". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 27 April 2023.
  2. ^ Chu, Karen (18 March 2019). "Filmart: Golden Scene Backs Animated Adaptation of Children's Book Series 'The Great Detective Sherlock Holmes' (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 27 April 2023.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g "Sherlock Holmes And The Great Escape". Shout! Factory. Retrieved 4 May 2023.
  4. ^ a b c d e "Sherlock Holmes and the Great Escape". Apple TV. Retrieved 4 May 2023.
  5. ^ a b Kerr, Elizabeth (2 August 2019). "Animated tale of canine capers". China Daily. Retrieved 4 May 2023. - Alternate URL, PDF
  6. ^ Dee, Jake (4 October 2022). "Drifting Home: 10 Movies & TV Shows Where You've Seen The Cast". Screen Rant. Retrieved 28 May 2023.
  7. ^ Lee, Edmund (30 July 2019). "'100pc Hong Kong-made' animated take on Sherlock Holmes adventures has genuine quality – review". South China Morning Post. Retrieved 27 April 2023.