It's Hogswatch (equivalent to Christmas) on the Discworld and the Hogfather has gone missing, requiring Death to take his place while his granddaughter Susan endeavors to find out what has happened.

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Teatime
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Susan / Death of Rats (as Michelle Dockery) (as Dorckey Hellmice)
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Lord Downey
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Vernon Crumley
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Mr. Sideney
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Medium Dave
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Banjo
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Death / Narrator (voice)
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Corporal Nobbs (as Nicolas Tennant)
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Constable Visit
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It's Hogswatch (equivalent to Christmas) on the Discworld and the Hogfather has gone missing, requiring Death to take his place while his granddaughter Susan endeavors to find out what has happened.

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This is the first live-action film adaptation of a Discworld novel. See more »

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When Death and Albert are walking through the streets only one of Death's eyes has its blue glow. See more »

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Narrator: Everything starts somewhere, although many physicists disagree. There is the constant desire to find out where - where is the point where it all began. But much, much later than that, the Discworld was formed. Drifting onwards through space, atop four elephants on the shell of a giant turtle, the Great A'Tuin. It was some time after its creation when most people forgot that the very oldest stories of the beginning are, sooner or later, about blood. At least, that's one theory. The ...
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The Death of Rats is credited to Dorckey Hellmice. This is an anagram of Michelle Dockery, who actually voiced the Death of Rats. See more »


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Hogwash to Bogwash
11 June 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Good grief this is a bad film. This cost me one of my 4 monthly rental choices. It could have been worse I suppose and I could have paid the full asking price and the postage.

The film looks as if it had enough money spent on it, visually the sets looked as if some hard work had been done, you have Pratchett involved, some well known actors.. so what went wrong? No soul. No flow. No magic, comedy, passion or direction. It felt like a poor mechanical mish-mash of bits, parts and wooden scenes with under-performing actors (no umph at all on the day) all badly stuck together.

At no point in this film do you care about anything you see or hear and none of the cast seem to care much either. You hear actors saying some words some which were clearly attempts at humour but they fall flat every single time. They seemed to be preoccupied perhaps trying to figure out how they ended up in this mess. It must have seemed such a good idea when their agent landed them a part in a Pratchet film but as soon as they were on set.... oops " I'm in a stinker" and "is that my reputation I hear flushing away"?. "How do I get out of here" You will beg for the end credits to come. I promise you its not worth the pain. Yes warning, this is painful. If you don't believe me do try the film but eject the disk as soon as you get the message. Go clean the toilet instead. Bogwash! I don't write reviews as a rule but I could not let them get away without going on record somewhere. This is easily the worst film I have seen in the last 12 months.


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