Watership down

United States, 1978

Film
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One dim moonlit night, a small band of rabbits leave the comfort and safety of their warren and set out on a long and dangerous journey after a premonition of a terrible disaster that will overtake them if they stay. None of them knows where they are heading, or the dangers they will face in their search for a new warren where they can live in peace. Adapted from Richard Adams’ modern classic.
Voiced by actors including: John Hurt, Richard Briers, Ralph Richardson, Denholm Elliott, Zero Mostel, Nigel Hawthorne, Michael Hordern, Joss Ackland.

Credits

production company

Nepenthe Productions

producer/director

Martin Rosen

Duration

01:28:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1978

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

324522

Language

English

Subject categories

Adaptations

Animals & Wildlife → Rabbits

Animation

Animation → Animated films - United States

Childrens Films

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - United States

Literature → Fantastic fiction - Film and video adaptations

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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