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The Tale of Despereaux






The Tale of Despereaux

Category: 32
All Genres: Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Release Year: 2008
Country: UK, USA
Runtime:
Rating: (0)
Languages: English
Director: Sam FellRobert Stevenhagen
Sound: Dolby Digital, DTS
Taglines:

  • Small Hero. Big Heart.
  • Small Mouse. Big Dreams.

  • Writing by: Kate DiCamillo – book
    Gary Ross – writer

    Produced by: Laia Alomar – assistant producer
    Robin Bissell – executive producer
    Celia Boydell – associate producer
    Ryan Kavanaugh – executive producer
    David Lipman – executive producer
    Gary Ross – producer
    William Sargent – executive producer
    Tracy Shaw – co-producer
    Allison Thomas – producer

    Cast: Emma Watson – Princess Pea (voice)
    Christopher Lloyd – Hovis (voice)
    Dustin Hoffman – Roscuro (voice)
    Sigourney Weaver – The Narrator (voice)
    Matthew Broderick – Despereaux (voice)
    Robbie Coltrane – Gregory (voice)
    Frank Langella – Inquisitor
    Kevin Kline – Andre (voice)
    William H. Macy – Lester (voice)
    Stanley Tucci – Boldo (voice)
    Richard Jenkins – Principal

    Music: William Ross
    Official Website: Visit Website


    Plot Outline: A homeless man who witnesses a murder is forced to entertain his tormentors with three tales of murder, revenge, and terror.
    Plot: The tale of three unlikely heroes – a misfit mouse who prefers reading books to eating them, an unhappy rat who schemes to leave the darkness of the dungeon, and a bumbling servant girl with cauliflower ears – whose fates are intertwined with that of the castle's princess.

    Movie Quotes: Dr. Jules Hilbert: Have you met anyone recently who might loathe the very core of you?
    Harold Crick: I just started auditing a woman who told me to get bent.
    Dr. Jules Hilbert: Well, that sounds like a comedy. Try to develop that.


    Crazy Credits: We know about 1 Crazy Credits. One of them reads:
    During the end credits, the names of the characters and the actors who played them were displayed against stylized images of the places where the characters worked.

    Goofs: We know about 23 goofs. Here comes one of them:
    Continuity: Toward the end of the bakery scene where Harold refuses to accept the gift of the box of cookies, the box disappears from the counter top between shots.

    Trivia: There are 1 entries in the trivia list – like these:

    • Justin Long was originally slated to play the title character, Despereaux. Ultimately, the role went to Matthew Broderick.


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