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The Willows in Winter (1996)  IMDB   Website
Genre Family/Animation MPAA
Director Dave Unwin Rating
Writer Ted Walker Runtime 78 minutes
Producer John Coates Type Movie
Cinematographer Format DVD
Studio Guild Disk No. 1/1
Language Edition
Country USA UPC
Color Color    
Plot Summary


This beautifully rendered British animated version of Kenneth Grahame's enduring children's classic features the voices of Michael Gambon, Michael Palin, Alan Bennett and Rik Mayall; it is narrated by Vanessa Redgrave who frames the story while reading her children a bedtime story. The story is set beside an ever changing river that "always remains the same," and chronicles the adventures of the timid, unworldly Mole and the pragmatic dreamer Rat, as they embark on Mole's first trip into the great river. There they have many fun and scary times encountering such characters as the menacing Badger and the outrageous, carefree Mr. Toad. --- Sandra Brennan
Actor / Character


Alan Bennett ..... Mole
Michael Gambon ..... Badger
Rik Mayall ..... Toad
Michael Palin ..... Rat
Vanessa Redgrave ..... Narrator

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