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Author: Dearbhla WalshTim PhillipsDustin HoffmanJudi DenchRichard CorderyAll authors
Publisher: [Australia] Eone Entertainment [Australia] Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment South Pacific [2015] [2015]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : PAL color broadcast system : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Dustin Hoffman and Judi Dench star in this adaptation of Roald Dahl's book directed by Dearbhla Walsh and co-written by Richard Curtis. The film follows Mr Hoppy (Hoffman) as he tricks his neighbour, and love interest, Mrs Silver (Dench) into believing her frustratingly slow-growing pet tortoise Alfie has been cured by the powers of a made-up magic chant. However, unbeknown to Mrs Silver, Mr Hoppy has been replacing  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Children's films
Juvenile works
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Juvenile films
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Dearbhla Walsh; Tim Phillips; Dustin Hoffman; Judi Dench; Richard Cordery; James Corden; Richard Curtis; Doald Dahl
OCLC Number: 912454753
Language Note: In English.
Notes: 62315SDG.
Credits: Director, Dearbhla Walsh; producer, Hilary Bevan Jones; writer, Richard Curtis; writer, Paul Mayhew-Archer.
Cast: Dustin Hoffman, Judi Dench, Richard Cordery, Pixie Davies, Geoff McGivern, James Corden.
Target Audience: Censorship classification : G.
Description: 1 DVD-video (88 min) : sound, colour ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD region 4 ; PAL.
Other Titles: Roald Dahl's Esio Trot.

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Dustin Hoffman and Judi Dench star in this adaptation of Roald Dahl's book directed by Dearbhla Walsh and co-written by Richard Curtis. The film follows Mr Hoppy (Hoffman) as he tricks his neighbour, and love interest, Mrs Silver (Dench) into believing her frustratingly slow-growing pet tortoise Alfie has been cured by the powers of a made-up magic chant. However, unbeknown to Mrs Silver, Mr Hoppy has been replacing Alfie with increasingly larger tortoises as time passes. Will Mrs Silver ever see through her neighbour's ruse?

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