Monday, January 21

Special Events ArchiveBelmont World Film's Family Festival 2019

The Highway Rat & The Gruffalow

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Belmont World Film’s 16th Annual Family Festival

New England Premiere!

Directed by Jeroen Jaspaert | UK | 25 min. | English | 2018
Age 4–8 ($6)
Based on the popular book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler and featuring the voices of David Tennant and Rob Brydon, The Highway Rat is the swashbuckling animated tale of a greedy rat who craves buns, biscuits and candies. He rides through the countryside feasting on all the other animals’ food, until one clever duck figures out how to stop him.

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Directed by Max Lang & Jakob Schuh | UK | 25 min. | English | 2009
Donaldson and Scheffler’s The Gruffalo, about a cunning mouse who goes for a walk in the forest and outwits a succession of predators, features the voices of Helena Bonham Carter, James Corden, Rob Brydon, Tom Wilkinson, Robbie Coltrane and John Hurt.

Content advisory: contains scenes that might be scary for the very young.