A mole, taken from the fever of spring, comes out of her den, starting a journey with a rat friend on the river and in the woods, where there is the den of the badger and where they spend the lethargy. When the wind blows again in the willows in spring, the three friends leave to change the frog for the better, that is very fickle.
Did You Know?
Alan Bennett (who provides the voice of Mole in the film) previously adapted the novel for the Royal National Theatre in 1990. The original production starred Griff Rhys Jones as Toad, David Bamber as Mole, Richard Briers as Rat, and Michael Bryant as Badger. Bennett also went on to do an audiobook version of the novel for the BBC in 2005. See more
[narrating; scene show Mole in his home, whitewashing his ceiling
Mole had been working very hard all morning, spring cleaning his little home, to the point where he had dust in his throat, and whitewash in his black fur.
[some of the white wash from his brush drips into his eye;incomprehensible
Spring was moving in the air above and below and around him, penetrating even his dark and lonely little place. It was a small wonder, when, suddenly...
Oh bother! D'oh!
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