The Tale of Despereaux
The Tale of Despereaux
19th December 2008

The Tale of Despereaux

All Genres:
Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy

Release Year: 2008

Country: UK | USA

Runtime: 93 min | 90 min

Languages: English

Director: Sam Fell

Robert Stevenhagen

Tagline: Small Hero. Big Heart.


Writers: Kate DiCamillo (book) Will McRobb (screen story)


Cast: Matthew Broderick … Despereaux (voice)
Dustin Hoffman … Roscuro (voice)
Emma Watson … Princess Pea (voice)
Tracey Ullman … Miggery Sow (voice)
Kevin Kline … Andre (voice)
William H. Macy … Lester (voice)
Stanley Tucci … Boldo (voice)
Ciarán Hinds … Botticelli (voice)
Robbie Coltrane … Gregory (voice)
Tony Hale … Furlough (voice)
Frances Conroy … Antoinette (voice)
Frank Langella … Mayor (voice)
Richard Jenkins … Principal (voice)
Christopher Lloyd … Hovis (voice)
Charles Shaughnessy … Pietro (voice)


Plot: 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.


Awards: 8 nominations


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