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WALLACE & GROMIT: THE
CURSE OF THE WERE-RABBIT


Year: 2005
USA: DreamWorks Distribution
UK: UIP (UK)
Cast (voices of): Peter Sallis, Ralph Fiennes, Helena Bonham Carter, Peter Kay, Nicholas Smith, Liz Smith, John Thompson, Mark Gatiss, Vincent Ebrahim, Geraldine McEwan, Edward Kelsey, Dicken Ashworth, Pete Atkin, Noni Lewis, Christopher Fairbank, James Mather, William Vanderpuye
Directors: Nick Park, Steve Box
Country: UK
USA & UK: 85 mins
USA Rated: G
UK Certificate: U contains mild comic scary scenes and language
USA Release Date: 7 October 2005
UK Release Date: 14 October 2005

UK Distributor

Synopsis

The cheese-loving Wallace (Peter Sallis) and his ever faithful dog Gromit—the much-loved duo from Aardman's Oscar®-winning clay-animated WALLACE & GROMIT shorts—star in an all new comedy adventure, marking their first full-length feature film.

As the annual Giant Vegetable Competition approaches, it's "veggie-mania" in Wallace & Gromit's neighbourhood. The two enterprising chums have been cashing in with their pest-control outfit, "Anti-Pesto," which humanely dispatches the rabbits that try to invade the town's sacred gardens.

Suddenly, a huge, mysterious, veg-ravaging beast begins terrorizing the neighbourhood, attacking the town's prized plots at night and destroying everything in its path. Desperate to protect the competition, its hostess, Lady Tottington (Helena Bonham Carter), commissions Anti-Pesto to catch the creature and save the day. Lying in wait, however, is Lady Tottington's snobby suitor, Victor Quartermaine (Ralph Fiennes), who'd rather shoot the beast and secure the position of local hero—not to mention Lady Tottington's hand in marriage. With the fate of the competition in the balance, Lady Tottington is eventually forced to allow Victor to hunt down the vegetable-chomping marauder. Little does she know that Victor's real intent could have dire consequences for her...and our two heroes.

Nick Park (CHICKEN RUN), the original creator of Wallace & Gromit, and Steve Box are directing WALLACE & GROMIT: THE CURSE OF THE WERE-RABBIT from a screenplay by Steve Box & Nick Park and Bob Baker and Mark Burton. The film was produced by Peter Lord, David Sproxton, Nick Park, Claire Jennings and Carla Shelley, with Michael Rose and Cecil Kramer serving as executive producers.

Peter Sallis, who has voiced the role of Wallace in all of the shorts, reprises his role in the feature film. Two-time Academy Award® nominee Ralph Fiennes (THE ENGLISH PATIENT, SCHINDLER'S LIST) and Academy Award® nominee Helena Bonham Carter (THE WINGS OF THE DOVE) are the voices of Victor and Lady Tottington, respectively.

An Aardman production, WALLACE & GROMIT: THE CURSE OF THE WERE-RABBIT is presented by DreamWorks Animation SKG and Aardman Features.










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