|Original title||The Tale of Despereaux|
|Category||Animation, Comedy, Family, Adventure|
|UK Release Date||19 December 2008|
|Production Country||United Kingdom,United States|
|Directors||Sam Fell, Gary Ross|
|Cast||Kevin Kline, Dustin Hoffman, Emma Watson, Sigourney Weaver, Matthew Broderick, Christopher Lloyd|
|Distributor||Universal Pictures UK|
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...