The Tale of Despereaux

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Original title The Tale of Despereaux
Category Adventure, Animation, Family
UK Release Date
Production year 2008
Production Country
Directors Robert Stevenhagen, Sam Fell
Cast Matthew Broderick, Dustin Hoffman, Emma Watson, Tracey Ullman, Kevin Kline, Sigourney Weaver, William H. Macy, Stanley Tucci, Ciarán Hinds, Robbie Coltrane, Tony Hale, Frances Conroy, Frank Langella, Richard Jenkins, Christopher Lloyd
Distributor Universal Pictures

Synopsis

Once upon a time, in the faraway kingdom of Dor, there was magic in the air, raucous laughter aplenty and gallons of mouth-watering soup. But a terrible accident left the king broken-hearted, the princess filled with longing and the townsfolk despondent. All hope was lost in a land where sunlight disappeared and the world became dreary grey. Until Despereaux Tilling was born. A brave and virtuous mouse, Despereaux is simply too big for his small world. Though tiny, wheezy and saddled with comically oversized ears, Despereaux refuses to live a life of weakness and fear…