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The tale of Despereaux

Author: Gary RossAllison ThomasWill McRobbChris ViscardiSam FellAll authors
Publisher: Universal City, Calif. : Universal, 2009.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : Animation : Juvenile audience : NTSC color broadcast system : English : WidescreenView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: French language materials
Spanish language materials
Action and adventure films
Animated films
Comedy films
Fantasy films
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Children's films
Films for the hearing impaired
Juvenile works
Film and video adaptations
Drama
Juvenile drama
Teatro juvenil
Teatro
Named Person: Kate DiCamillo; Kate DiCamillo
Material Type: Animation, Juvenile audience, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Gary Ross; Allison Thomas; Will McRobb; Chris Viscardi; Sam Fell; Robert Stevenhagen; Matthew Broderick; Robbie Coltrane; Frances Conroy; Tony Hale; Ciarán Hinds; Dustin Hoffman; Richard Jenkins; Kevin Kline; Frank Langella; William H Macy; Charles Shaughnessy; Stanley Tucci; Tracey Ullman; Emma Watson; Sigourney Weaver; Christopher Lloyd; Kate DiCamillo; FrameStore (Firm); Larger Than Life (Firm); Relativity Media.; Universal Pictures (Firm)
ISBN: 9782519322941 2519322942
OCLC Number: 300092883
Language Note: 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).
Notes: Based on the book by Kate DiCamillo.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2008.
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.
Credits: Director of photography, Brad Blackbourn ; editor, Mark Solomon ; music, William Ross.
Performer(s): 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, Christopher Lloyd.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: G.
Description: 1 videodisc (1 hr., 34 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; region 1; NTSC; anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1); Dolby digital 5.1 surround; dual-layer.
Contents: Special features include: 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.
Other Titles: Tale of Despereaux (Motion picture)
Responsibility: 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.

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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.

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