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Title The tale of Despereaux [videorecording] / Relativity Media and Universal Pictures presents in association with a Larger Than Life Production in association with Framestore Animation ; directed by Sam Fell, Rob Stevenhagen ; produced by Gary Ross, Allison Thomas ; screenplay by Gary Ross ; screen story by Will McRobb & Chris Viscardi.

Publication Info. Universal City, Calif. : Universal, 2009.


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Description 1 videodisc (1 hr., 34 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
System Details DVD; region 1; NTSC; anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1); Dolby digital 5.1 surround; dual-layer.
Performer Voices: Matthew Broderick, Robbie Coltrane, Francis Conroy, Tony Hale, Ciaran Hinds, Dustin Hoffman, Richard Jenkins, Kevin Kline, Frank Langella, William H. Macy, Charles Shaughnessy, Stanley Tucci, Tracey Ullman, Emma Watson, Sigourney Weaver.
Credits Director of photography, Brad Blackbourn ; editor, Mark Solomon ; music, William Ross.
Note Based on the book by Kate DiCamillo.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2008.
Audience MPAA rating: G.
Summary Once upon a time in the far away kingdom of Dor lived a brave and virtuous mouse with comically oversized ears who dreamt of becoming a knight. Banished from his home for having such lofty ambitions, Despereaux sets off on an amazing adventure with his good-hearted rat friend Roscuro. The two go on a very noble quest to rescue an endangered princess and save an entire kingdom from darkness.
Note Special features: Sneak peek of Curious George 2: follow that monkey!; the tale of The tale of Despereaux: a (mostly) non-fictional making-of; top ten uses for oversized ears; interactive map of the Kingdom of Dor; Despereaux's quest game; Build-a-Boldo game; DVD-ROM: printable card creator, recipes, coloring pages, wallpapers, screensavers, printable activities.
Language Dialogue in English (Dolby Digital 5.1), French (Dolby Digital 5.1), or Spanish with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH).
Subject Mice -- Drama.
Ear -- Abnormalities -- Drama.
Friendship -- Drama.
Knights and knighthood -- Drama.
Princesses -- Drama.
Mice -- Drama.
Ear -- Drama.
Friendship -- Drama.
Ratones -- Teatro.
Oídos -- Anormalidades y deformidades -- Teatro.
Ear -- Drama.
Genre/Form Action and adventure films.
Fantasy films.
Comedy films.
Animated films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Added Author Ross, Gary, 1956-
Thomas, Allison.
McRobb, Will.
Viscardi, Chris.
Fell, Sam.
Stevenhagen, Robert.
Broderick, Matthew, 1962-
Coltrane, Robbie.
Conroy, Frances.
Hale, Tony.
Hinds, Ciarán, 1953-
Hoffman, Dustin, 1937-
Jenkins, Richard, 1947-
Kline, Kevin.
Langella, Frank.
Macy, William H., 1950-
Shaughnessy, Charles, 1955-
Tucci, Stanley.
Ullman, Tracey.
Watson, Emma, 1990-
Weaver, Sigourney, 1949-
DiCamillo, Kate. Tale of Despereaux.
FrameStore (Firm)
Larger Than Life (Firm)
Relativity Media.
Universal Pictures (Firm)
Added Title Tale of Despereaux (Motion picture)
ISBN 0025193229427
Standard No. 025193229427
Music No. 61032294 Universal

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