The year is 50 B.C. Gaul is entirely occupied by the Romans... Well, not entirely. One small village of indomitable Gauls still holds out against the invaders. The village is protected by Asterix, a diminutive but tenacious warrior who transforms into a superhuman fighting machine once fortified with the druid Getafix's magic potion. He is helped by his best friend, the gentle-hearted, menhir-toting Obelix, who's always ready to support his friend - as long as there's plenty of wild boar to feast on! In Egypt, Cleopatra has made a bet with Caesar that her new summer home will be built in a number of weeks. To win the bet, she enlists the help of Asterix, Obelix and their magic potion.