THE TALE OF DESPEREAUX – 6 Movie Clips, 2 Featurette’s and the Trailer

     December 16, 2008

Written by David Lane

Opening this Friday is Universal’s animated “The Tale of Despereaux”. Here’s the synopsis:

Tiny and graced with oversized ears, Despereaux was born too big for his little world. Refusing to live his life cowering, he befriends a Princess named Pea and learns to read (rather than eat) books — reveling in stories of knights, dragons and fair maidens. Banished from Mouseworld for being more man than mouse, Despereaux is rescued by another outcast, Roscuro, who also wants to hear the tales. But when the Princess dismisses Roscuro’s friendship, he becomes the ultimate rat and plots revenge with fellow outsider Mig. After Pea is kidnapped, Despereaux discovers he is the only one who can rescue her…and that even the tiniest mouse can find the courage of a knight in shining armor.

To help promote the film, we’ve been provided with tons of video so take a look:

The Tale of Despereaux Trailer

A Look Inside


Clip 1 – Despereaux does not cower

Clip 2 – Furlough tells Despereaux to eat the book’s pages

Clip 3 – Despereaux is caught up reading his book

Clip 4 – Princess Pea asks Despereaux to finish reading his story

Clip 5 – Botticelli unleashes the cat on Despereaux

Clip 6 – Roscuro and Despereaux become friends

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