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The Tale of DespereauxThe story of several 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.Keywords:
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Directors of "The Tale of Despereaux"Sam FellRobert Stevenhagen
Creators of "The Tale of Despereaux"Kate DiCamilloWill McRobbBirthdate: 2 July 1961, New York City, New York, USA
Critic Reviews of "The Tale of Despereaux"At the MoviesDecember 22, 2008
It's like Ratatouille meets Upstairs Downstairs to go sort of cross-generational but it didn't work really on any level.Toronto StarDecember 19, 2008
. The plot is too convoluted and there are too many characters to keep track of.Seattle TimesDecember 19, 2008
[The directors] can't quite locate a core of buoyant energy in the film as a whole.San Francisco ChronicleDecember 19, 2008
The Tale of Despereaux may not be a classic, but it still has a lot of class.Philadelphia InquirerDecember 19, 2008
Despereaux is a little too desperate to be loved.Apollo GuideApril 08, 2009
It amounts to less than the sum of its artfully conceived parts but remains a nice and visually interesting film.Movies for the MassesMarch 22, 2009
To gegonos oti sto eikosalepto mporei na se riksei se bathy ypno, mporei na einai kai to kalytero kamoyflarisma aytoy toy anapanteha anepeisodiakoy ki anyperblita baretoy kinoymenoy ap' ta shediastika grafeia tis Universal Animation, poy den ehei kan to tLaramie Movie ScopeFebruary 11, 2009
The film looks great and the story is interesting enough for adults. It may be a little too complex and intense for young children.NYC Movie GuruJanuary 31, 2009
Bland, over-stuffed, chaotic and ultimately underwhelming for both kids and adults.eFilmCritic.comJanuary 29, 2009
The cinematic equivalent of a cozy bedtime story, warmly told with loving care.
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