- 1h 37min
- Directed by: Gary Winick
- Cast: Dakota Fanning, voices of Julia Roberts, Sam Shepherd, Steve Buscemi
- Website: www.charlotteswebmovie.com
Chirpy tot Fern (Fanning) rescues Wilbur the pig from a cruel farmyard fate for lovable arachnid Charlotte to eventually save the day in a bittersweet finale that touches on practical matters of life and death. Somewhere between the cutesy 'Babe' and Orwell's political 'Animal Farm' it should draw in children and nostalgic adults alike.
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Charlotte's Web29 Jan 2007
As a farmyard community story, EB White’s much loved kids story fits somewhere between cutesy fantasy Babe and Orwell’s bleak political parable Animal Farm, with cheery talking animals sugar-coating a bittersweet finale that touches on practical matters…
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