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The Tale of Despereaux
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The Tale of Despereaux 2008

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Despereaux (voiced by Justin Long) is different from other mice: He reads books, has ears too big for his too-small body and loves the human Princess Pea (Emma Watson). With his friend, a rat named Roscuro (Dustin Hoffman), Despereaux sets out to escape the castle dungeon and win the girl of his dreams. Sigourney Weaver, William H. Macy and Kevin Kline also lend their voices to this adaptation of Kate DiCamillo's Newberry Medal-winning books.

Release Date:December 19th, 2008
Directed By:
No image existsSam Fell
No image existsRobert Stevenhagen
Written By:
No image existsWill McRobb
No image existsGary Ross
No image existsChris Viscardi
No image existsKate DiCamillo
No image existsEmma Watson
Matthew BroderickMatthew Broderick
Dustin HoffmanDustin Hoffman
Sigourney WeaverSigourney Weaver
Christopher LloydChristopher Lloyd
No image existsRobbie Coltrane
Kevin KlineKevin Kline
Stanley TucciStanley Tucci
William H. MacyWilliam H. Macy
Tony HaleTony Hale
No image existsTracey Ullman
No image existsFrances Conroy
No image existsSam Fell
No image existsDaniel Riordan
No image existsMcNally Sagal
No image existsCiarán Hinds
No image existsPatricia Cullen
No image existsJane Karen

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The Tale of Despereaux Movie Review by Jarrod (12/22/2008)

'The Tale of Despereaux' borrows liberally from Shrek and classic Disney features, notably Dumbo and any one with an imperiled princess, though the princess is not in much danger, except maybe from a conniving servant seeking to worm her way into the ranks of royalty. I cite Dumbo because the title character is a cute...

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