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The Tale of Despereaux

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The Tale of Despereaux

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
G
runtime:
87 minutes
Wide Release Date:
12/19/08
performer:
Matthew Broderick, Emma Watson, Dustin Hoffman, Sigourney Weaver
director:
Sam Fell, Robert Stevenhagen
distributor:
Universal
author:
Will McRobb, Chris Viscardi
genre:
Comedy, Kids and Family, Animation

We gave it a C+

Starring: Matthew Broderick
Directed by: Sam Fell and Rob Stevenhagen
Release date: December 19

Move over, Remy — there’s a new CG rodent in town. For The Tale of Despereaux, his first script since 2003’s Seabiscuit, writer-producer Gary Ross adapted the ’03 kids’ book about Despereaux, a brainy mouse (voiced by Broderick) who is banished from Mouseworld when he befriends a kindly human princess played by Emma Watson.