animated movie The Tale of Despereaux © Universal / Framestore
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The Tale of Despereaux

A brave and virtuous mouse, Despereaux is simply too big for his small world. Though tiny, wheezy and saddled with comically oversized ears, Despereaux refuses to live a life of weakness and fear...believing he was destined to be celebrated in the tales of chivalry he so adores.

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Oh, yet another animated film based on a classic children's novel . . . Although I have never read the book, I found this Tale to be rather enjoyable and...
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Cute. Exciting! Outstanding work of art! At first look at The Tale of Desperaux poster, I wasn't interested. Then, as I saw trailers, heard that Matthew Broderick voiced the title character...
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Making an animated movie in these uncertain times is a gamble by itself. Families these days can have their pick of any schlock-filled drivel to entertain the kids that it's...
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Kate DiCamillo's "furry" tale hits the big screen with colorful animation, memorable characters and an all-star cast. I had read the original book and I love it; it is now...
Created by: Universal, Framestore
Language: English
Country of Origin: USA / UK
Featuring the voices of:
Matthew Broderick ... Despereaux
Emma Watson ... Princess Pea
Dustin Hoffman ... Roscuro
Robbie Coltrane ... Gregory
Christopher Lloyd ... Hovis
Kevin Kline ... Andre
Stanley Tucci ... Boldo
William H. Macy ... Lester
Ciarán Hinds ... Botticelli
Tony Hale ... Furlough
Tracey Ullman ... Mig
Sam Fell ... Ned, Smudge
Daniel Riordan ... Doctor
McNally Sagal ... Teacher
Patricia Cullen ... Queen
Jane Karen ... Louise
Sigourney Weaver ... The Narrator
Directed by: Sam Fell
Produced by: Gary Ross and Allison Thomas
Executive Producers: David Lipman, Robin Bissell, Ryan Kavanaugh and William Sargent
Musical Score by: William Ross
Writing Credits: Gary Ross, Will McRobb and Chris Viscardi
Based on: the book by Kate DiCamillo
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