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5 November 1990 (USA) See more »
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  (in credits order)

Tim Curry ... Narrator (voice)

Directed by
Michael Sporn 
Writing credits
Russell Hoban (book)

Produced by
Giuliana Nicodemi .... executive producer
Michael Sporn .... producer
Mary Thorne .... associate producer
Original Music by
Caleb Sampson 
Film Editing by
Ed Askinazi 
Production Management
Robert Marianetti .... production manager
Art Department
Julie Allen .... additional artwork
Tissa David .... storyboard artist
Ray Kosarin .... additional artwork
George McClements .... additional artwork
Jason McDonald .... additional artwork
Christine O'Neill .... additional artwork
Theresa Smythe .... additional artwork
Michael Wisniewski .... additional artwork
Camera and Electrical Department
Wolf Ferro .... animation photography
Animation Department
Laura Bryson .... background artist
Charlotte Cary-Boothe .... background artist
Tissa David .... animator
Masako Kanayama .... rendering artist
Cotty Kilbanks .... background artist (as Carol Kilbanks)
Stephen MacQuignon .... rendering artist
Robert Marianetti .... rendering artist
Other crew
Maxine Fisher .... story consultant
Masako Kanayama .... production coordinator

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30 min


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Cute, but meaningful?, 5 January 2014
Author: jmbwithcats from United States

Well, that was really bizarre, I'm not sure if it was supposed to mean anything, but it didn't appear to, nor did any of the characters or story seem to have anything to do with one another, but it was cute.

Tim Curry was deliciously grand as the narrator, especially as the owl.

I actually enjoyed the film, it's short, with cute characters, a pig, a rat, a hibiscus flower, an owl, a bee... there's a sweetness to it that is just really... refreshing.

The film reminds me of childhood innocence.

Incidentally, I have the only post for the film on IMDb now.

And while I don't feel the characters blend well together, there's no real sense of meaning or purpose, and it doesn't seem to tie together much in the end... it is cute and enjoyable.

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