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Peter & the Wolf (2006)

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An animated retelling set to Prokofiev's suite. Peter is a slight lad, solitary, locked out of the woods by his protective grandfather, his only friend a duck. In town, he's bullied. When a... See full summary »

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Suzie Templeton

Writers:

Suzie Templeton (adaptation), Sergei Prokofiev (libretto) | 1 more credit »
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Won 1 Oscar. Another 5 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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An animated retelling set to Prokofiev's suite. Peter is a slight lad, solitary, locked out of the woods by his protective grandfather, his only friend a duck. In town, he's bullied. When a wolf menaces the duck - as well as grandfather's fat cat and an ill-flying bird that Peter has befriended - Peter bravely tries to tree the wolf. Grandfather, the townspeople, and the hunters who have antagonized Peter figure in the dénouement. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Boys like Peter are not afraid of wolves...


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G | See all certifications »

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UK | Poland | Norway | Mexico

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Release Date:

15 February 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Lódz, Lódzkie, Poland

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GBP2,000,000 (estimated)
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Color
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At 32 minutes, this is the longest film to win the Best Animated Short category in the Academy Awards through 2010. See more »

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Version of Peter and the Wolf (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

Peter and the Wolf, Op. 67
Music by Sergei Prokofiev
Played by The Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by Mark Stephenson
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Great film for kids and adults
1 May 2010 | by eliz_rugSee all my reviews

I loved this, watched with my 8 year old daughter. It has laughs and suspense and sadness and happiness.

The animation is incredible, especially the cat, and the characters are so endearing.

I enjoy having films for my daughter that aren't filled with inane dialogue and cute little witticisms, as there are really so few nowadays that are really funny for kids. She enjoyed just watching and listening to the music, as she was able to comment on what was happening, or what she thought of the characters, without being afraid of missing a line.

We recommend it to all.


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