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Room on the Broom (2012)

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To the annoyance of her cat a kindly witch allows a dog, a bird and a frog who have helped her retrieve things she has lost to ride on her broomstick, making it top heavy. The broom is ... See full summary »

Directors:

Jan Lachauer, Max Lang

Writers:

Julia Donaldson (based on the book by), Axel Scheffler (based on the book by) | 2 more credits »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Simon Pegg ... Narrator (voice)
Gillian Anderson ... Witch (voice)
Rob Brydon ... Cat (voice)
Timothy Spall ... Dragon (voice)
Martin Clunes ... Dog (voice)
Sally Hawkins ... Bird (voice)
David Walliams ... Frog (voice)
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To the annoyance of her cat a kindly witch allows a dog, a bird and a frog who have helped her retrieve things she has lost to ride on her broomstick, making it top heavy. The broom is destroyed by a fire-breathing dragon who threatens to eat the witch but the creatures band together to impersonate a monster and save her. As a result she fashions a luxurious new broom with seats on which they can all ride comfortably. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 October 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Room on the Broom See more »

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$23,578
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Stereo

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Color

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16:9 HD
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First released in U.S. Theaters with Thor: the Dark World. See more »

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Edited into The Oscar Nominated Short Films 2014: Animation (2014) See more »

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Good but a bit too much filler
18 June 2018 | by vailsySee all my reviews

Obviously they had to pad out the book to make an animation of reasonable length. Most of the additions are good.. eg. presenting the dragon early and seeing him periodically adds some suspense and might have actually made the book better

Other things though don't add anything and draw things out too much making it a chore to watch repeatedly with a child, eg. when they are washing, when they get separated from the witch and various other small throw-away sequences add a good five minutes to the duration

Anyway, still good. The vocal performances and music are nice


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