The Tale of Despereaux

The Tale of Despereaux (2008)

Small Mouse, Big Dreams

  • Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
  • Release Date: 2008-10-29
  • User Rating: 5.8/10 from 183 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 40min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Universal Pictures Corporation
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Directors: , .
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The tale of three unlikely heroes - a misfit mouse who prefers reading books to eating them, an unhappy rat who schemes to leave the darkness of the dungeon, and a bumbling servant girl with cauliflower ears - whose fates are intertwined with that of the castle's princess.

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Directing Robert Stevenhagen Director
Writing Gary Ross Writer
Directing Sam Fell Director
Writing Will McRobb Writer
Visual Effects Michael Schlingmann Animation
Visual Effects Phil Dale Animation
Visual Effects Peter Dodd Animation
Writing Gabriele Zucchelli Storyboard
Editing Claire Dodgson Editor