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The Highway Rat (2017)

A greedy rat travels the highway in search of other animals' food.

Director:

Jeroen Jaspaert

Writers:

Julia Donaldson (based on the book by), Jeroen Jaspaert (adapted by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Rob Brydon ... Narrator / The Horse (voice)
Frances de la Tour ... The Rabbit (voice)
Tom Hollander ... The Squirrel (voice)
Husaam Kiani Husaam Kiani ... The Kitten (voice)
Nina Sosanya ... The Duck (voice)
David Tennant ... The Highway Rat (voice)
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A greedy rat travels the highway in search of other animals' food.

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 December 2017 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

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Magic Light Pictures See more »
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In the cake shop one of the cakes is in the shape of Gruffalo, Magic Light's previous animation. See more »

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Stop Motion Style for All Ages
11 March 2019 | by westsideschlSee all my reviews

In the style of the old stop motion claymation animations we have the use of plasticine to build the main characters which are then digitized to produce the classic stop motion movement, and 3-D character style. Great texture, voicing, poetic dialogue & music. On top of that it's a moralistic tale that stealing is not good. Some of the backgrounds were 3-D, but not all and the lack of naturalistic movement in the background kept it from a nine star.


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