Cavanaugh, Christine

SKU: 025192073694

UPC 025192073694
Release Date 2011-04-05
Discs 1
Length 92
Format (unknown)
Synopsis A little pig with big dreams teaches himself to be a sheepdog in this marvelous fantasy based on Dick King-Smith's children's novel The Sheep-Pig. When an old farmer wins a piglet at a carnival by guessing its weight, be brings the oinker, named Babe, home. At first, the little animal feels confused and lonely. But a maternal collie, who just delivered her own litter, welcomes Babe into her family, and teaches him about farm life. Soon the precious pig proves that he can be a pretty valuable asset to the farmer and his wife--in a most unexpected way. Special effects allow the entire menagerie of farm animals to speak throughout this magical live-action tale.The film won the 1995 Academy Award for Best Visual Effects. Released theatrically in the USA August 4, 1995, and had an opening weekend box office gross of $8.7 million. A Kennedy Miller production. Color by Atlab color. Sound in DTS. Animatronic characters by Jim Henson's Creature Shop. Animal action directed by Karl Lewis Miller. Additional credits: Simon Warnock, Michael Bau, Geoffrey Guiffre (assistant directors); Ken Arlidge (additional unit director of photography); Carolyn Tyrer (makeup/hair). Rated BBFC U by the British Board of Film Classification.Christmas means carnage! -- Ferdinand, the duck (voice of DANNY MANN)...Utterly charming... - Recommended...[BABE] is in a league of its own when it comes to enchantment....Beautifully shot in Australia, Babe gives off a cozy, old-fashioned feel... -- 3 1/2 out of 4 stars...It's inspiring what real talent, imagination, and style can do... -- Rating: A...Dazzling family entertainment with enormous charm and utilizing breathtaking technical innovation......Carefree and light on its feet....If only people would be more like these animals, the world, though hardly saner, would certainly be a lot more fun......BABE is a movie made with charm and wit....It knows things, and teaches lessons. And it is so well made that adults will find it entertaining, too...
Cast George Miller (Producer)
Chris Noonan (Director)
George Miller (Screenwriter)
Bill Miller (Producer)
James Cromwell (Star)
Magda Szubanski (Star)
Weight 0.20000
Height 0.50000
Width 5.25000
Depth 6.75000
Format Code Blu-ray Hi-Def DVD
Library Subject Feature Film Family,Animation
Attribute Additional Footage,Animated,Director Cast Commentary,Widescreen
Product Code Movie

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