The Tale of Despereaux (Blu-ray)

Director: Sam Fell & Rob Stevenhagen  Rated: G: General Audiences
Small Mouse, Big Dreams
The Tale of Despereaux (Blu-ray)
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Blu-ray Disc Features:

  • Rated: G
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 34 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 2008
  • Label: Universal Studios
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Audio:
    • DTS 5.1 Surround - French, Spanish
    • DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 English
    • Subtitles: English, SDH, French, Spanish
  • Additional Release Material:
    • Deleted Songs
    • Featurette:
      1. Sneak Peek of Curious George 2: Follow That Monkey
      2. The Tale of The Tale of Despereaux: A (Mostly) Non-Fictional Making-Of
      3. Scene Progresssions
      4. Top Ten Uses for Oversized Ears
      5. Make Your Own Soup Game
  • Interactive Features:
    • BD Live - Card Creator Sharing
    • BD Live - My Scenes Sharing
    • Card Creator
    • U Control: Picture in Picture - Animatic
    • U Control: Picture in Picture - Live Action

Performers, Cast and Crew:

Directed by &
Screenwriting by , &
Composition by
Produced by &
Voice: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , &
Executive Production by , , &

Entertainment Reviews:

New York Times - 12/19/2008
"It begins as all fairy tales should, with a narrator recounting the story of the pastel-hued Kingdom of Dor....Pleasantly immersive, beautifully animated..."
Chicago Sun-Times - 12/17/2008
3 stars out of 5 -- "[B]eautifully drawn...rendered in enchanting detail and painterly colors....It is a joy to look at frame by frame..."
Entertainment Weekly - 01/01/2009
"[T]his CG adventure looks like an illuminated manuscript brought to life. The screen glows with Renaissance golds..."
Empire - 02/01/2009
3 stars out of 5 -- "A heartwarming tale of a little mouse that could, DESPEREAUX is a cross between DUMBO and THE PRINCESS BRIDE."
Hollywood Reporter - 12/15/2009
"[T]he artfully rendered CG animation is quite lovely..."

Plot Keywords:

Adventure | Animated Characters | Animated Worlds | Theatrical Release

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