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Watership Down [videorecording] / Nepenthe Productions Limited ; written for the screen, produced and directed by Martin Rosen.

Rosen, Martin. (Added Author). Hurt, John, 1940-2017 (Added Author). Briers, Richard. (Added Author). Graham-Cox, Michael. (Added Author). Bennett, John. (Added Author). Richardson, Ralph, Sir, 1902-1983 (Added Author). Cadell, Simon (Added Author). Mostel, Zero, 1915-1977 (Added Author). Adams, Richard, 1920-2016 Watership Down. (Added Author). Morley, Angela. (Added Author). Warner Home Video (Firm) (Added Author). Nepenthe Productions. (Added Author).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Valencia Main Library DVD 515 37684001091624 Valencia Stacks Not holdable Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 88 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Deluxe ed.
  • Publisher: Burbank, CA. : Warner Home Video, 2002.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on the book by Richard Adams.
Originally issued as a motion picture in 1978 by Nepenthe Productions Limited.
Special features: Watership Down: A conversation with the filmakers; Defining a style; Storyboard comparisons: opening sequence, Hazel and Fiver sneak into Nuthanger farm, Bigwig leads escape from Efrafa, Hazel is injured..
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Animation director, Tony Guy ; animation supervisor, Phillip Duncan ; editor, Terry Rawlings ; music, Angela Morley.
Participant or Performer Note:
Voices: John Hurt (Hazel), Richard Briers (Fiver), Michael Graham-Cox (Bigwig), John Bennett (Captain Holly), Ralph Richardson (Chief Rabbit), Simon Cadell (Blackberry), Zero Mostel (Keehar).
Summary, etc.:
The tale of a warren of English rabbits who leave their home to find a new burrow on peaceful Watership Down. Along the route they encounter many dangers. Their arduous journey is full of suprises and rewards.
Target Audience Note:
BBFC rating: U.
System Details Note:
DVD; region 2; 1.85 full frame; 2.0 Dolby Surround; dual layer.
Language Note:
In English or German with optional English, German or Dutch subtitles; English and German for the hearing impaired.
Subject: Animated films.
Children's films.

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