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Watership Down
John Hurt (Voice) and Zero Mostel (Voice)




Overview -
In this animated adaptation of Richard Adams's classic novel, a family of rabbits face danger as they search for a new home and personal freedom.

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DVD (Criterion Collection)
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Overview

In this animated adaptation of Richard Adams's classic novel, a family of rabbits face danger as they search for a new home and personal freedom.

Main Cast & Crew

Martin Rosen - Director
John Hurt (voice)
Zero Mostel (voice)
Ralph Richardson (voice)

 

Details

DVD Format
  • Format: DVD (Criterion Collection)
  • Run Time: 92
  • Color Format: Color
  • UPC: 715515137218
  • Genre: Family
  • Rating: PG (MPAA)
  • Release Date: March 2002

Related Categories:
Movies > Dramas

Related Keywords:
Adventure
British
Fantasy
Animals
Theatrical Release
Family (General)

 

Movie Reviews

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Synopsis:
An animated adaptation of Richard Adams' best-selling book about a group of rabbits desperately searching for a new home after the demolition of their warren. The bunnies endure a danger-filled journey in which they contend with hunters, vicious dogs, and even other rabbits who are out to stop them. As the heroes travel, they are befriended by a wisecracking seagull named Kehaar. Will Hazel and the other rabbits find a place to call home, where they can live in peace?

Notes:
A Nepenthe production. Released theatrically in New York City November, 1978. Additional voices: Michael Graham-Cox (Bigwig); Richard O'Callaghan (Dandelion); Terrence Rigby (Silver); Mary Maddox (Clover); Hannah Gordon (Hyzenthlay); Lyn Farleigh (Cat); and Clifton Jones (Blackavar). Filmmaker Martin Rosen was an American literary agent prior to becoming a director.

Reviews:
"...It's got an overall positive theme with inspirational and ecological overtones to go with the suspense and excitement..." - 10/18/1978 Variety


"...A little-known great..." - 12/01/2003 Total Film, p.132

 

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