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Uniform Title Tale of Despereaux (Motion picture)
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.

Imprint Universal City, Calif. : Universal, 2009.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Eureka DVD Children  DVD323    ---  Available
 Parsons DVD Fiction  DVD The Tale of Despereaux    ---  Available
 Pittsburg 1st Fl Juvenile DVD Collection  Y DVD Tale    ---  Claims Retd
 Pittsburg 1st Fl Juvenile DVD Collection  Y DVD Tale    ---  DUE 08-18-20 Billed
Description 1 videodisc (94 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note 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 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.
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.
Audience MPAA rating: G.
System Details DVD; region 1; NTSC; anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1); Dolby digital 5.1 surround; dual-layer.
Source NAV 4/9 PPLY
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.
Oidos -- Anormalidades y deformidades -- Teatro.
Mice -- Drama.
Ear -- Drama.
Friendship -- Drama.
Feature films.
DVD-Video discs.
Genre/Form Action and adventure films.
Fantasy films.
Comedy films.
Animated films.
Added Author Ross, Gary, 1956-
Thomas, Allison.
McRobb, Will, 1961-
Viscardi, Chris, 1962-
Fell, Sam, 1965-
Stevenhagen, Robert.
Broderick, Matthew, 1962-
Coltrane, Robbie, 1950-
Conroy, Frances, 1953-
Hale, Tony, 1970-
Hinds, Ciaran, 1953-
Hoffman, Dustin, 1937-
Jenkins, Richard, 1947-
Kline, Kevin.
Langella, Frank, 1938-
Macy, William H., 1950-
Shaughnessy, Charles, 1955-
Tucci, Stanley.
Ullman, Tracey, 1959-
Watson, Emma, 1990-
Weaver, Sigourney, 1949-
DiCamillo, Kate. Tale of Despereaux.
Framestore Animation (Firm)
Larger Than Life (Firm)
Relativity Media.
Universal Pictures (Firm)
ISBN 025193229427
Standard No. 025193229427
Music No. 61032294 Universal

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