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The Tale of Despereaux

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Despereaux isn’t like other mice—he likes to read books instead of eating them, and quickly develops a sense of adventure that is decidedly un-mouse-like. But when Despereaux learns Princess Pea is in danger, he discovers all the qualities that made him an outcast will help him to save the day. One of the most beautifully rendered animated films in recent memory, The Tale of Despereaux is a heartwarming tale of misfits, underdogs and the power of storytelling.

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“One of the most beautifully drawn animated films I've seen"
Roger Ebert
“Slow and elegant instead of frantic and dazzling. It works like a beloved fairy tale.”
New York Post
“All the more affecting and dramatically successful for its contemplative pace... a lovely film."
Time Out
Directed by: Robert Stevenhagen Sam Fell
Featuring: Matthew Broderick Emma Watson Dustin Hoffman Tracey Ullman Kevin Klein
Year: 2008 Runtime: 93 mins Rating: All Ages