Watership Down (1978) Feature Length Theatrical Animated Film

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Watership Down (1978) Feature Length Theatrical Animated Film Watership Down

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  • Feature Length Animated FilmFeature
  • Traditional Animation
  • Nepenthe Productions, CIC
  • Distributed by: AVCO Embassy Pictures
  • Cartoon Characters: Hazel, Fiver, Bigwig, Captain Holly, Chief Rabbit, Blackberry, Silver, Pipkin, Dandelion, Cowslip, Cat, Clover, Kehaar, General Woundwort, Hyzenthlay, Captain Campion, Blackavar, Vervain, Frith, Black Rabbit, Lucy.
  • Voice Actors: John Hurt, Richard Briers, Michael Graham-Cox, John Bennett, Ralph Richardson, Simon Cadell, Terence Rigby, Roy Kinnear, Richard O'Callaghan; Full Voice Cast Full Voice Cast...
  • Directed By Martin Rosen, Tony Guy.
  • Produced By Martin Rosen, Philip Alton.
  • Animated By Ralph Ayres, Christopher Evans, Brian Foster, Bill Geach, Spud Houston, Doug Jensen, Ruth Kissane, Barrie Nelson, John Perkins, Colin White, Alan Simpson, Bill Littlejohn; more Animators More Cartoon Animators...
  • Awards: Saturn Award, Best Animation, 1979.
  • Music: Marcus Dods, Angela Morley, Malcolm Williamson, Mike Batt.
  • Editor: Terry Rawlings, Les Healey, William Webb, Roy Piper.
  • Originally Released on October 19, 1978.
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 101 minutes.
  • Color
  • United Kingdom  United Kingdom

Cartoon Summary:

In this stirring tale of fear, faith, and the fight for freedom and security, a group of rabbits flee their doomed warren and face many dangers to find and protect their new home. This feature delves into the rabbits' surprisingly violent world as they seek to...  (more)

Cartoon Production Information:

Production work was begun by John Hubley, who died in 1977. Release date is for the United Kingdom; United States release was on November 1, 1978. Author Richard Adams downplayed the political and religious overtones, maintaining that "Watership...  (more)

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I grew up watching this movie and I must say it is definately one of my favorites. There is some graphic violence that children should be made aware of, but as far as I'm concerned this is a great movie for people of all ages. I still love to watch...  (read more)

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This is with out a doubt, one of the finest non-Walt Disney animated films ever made. It rivals any prisoner escape movie that i can think of. It carries some violent realism that some might find harsh. Not a kiddie movie by any means. Brilliant storytelling...  (read more)

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