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Chicken Run 2000 U

84 mins USA Director. Peter Lord, Nick Park

The first feature film from Aardman is a rousing riff on The Great Escape, with Mel Gibson’s Rocky rooster enlisted to help a gang of plucky chickens escape their coop and the farmers’ fascistic new fattening techniques.

Following their wildly successful (and Oscar-winning) series of Wallace & Gromit shorts, Bristol’s Aardman Animations joined forces with Hollywood’s Dreamworks for an ambitious attempt at feature-length, stop-motion animation. The result was an overwhelming success, the film winning widespread accolades and awards and entrenching itself as an established family favourite of British animation.

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Directed by

Peter Lord

Nick Park

Featuring

Phil Daniels

Lynn Ferguson

Mel Gibson

Jane Horrocks

Miranda Richardson

Julia Sawalha

Timothy Spall

Imelda Staunton

Genres

Animation & Artists Moving Image

Collection

Family Films Best of BAFTA

Certificate

U Contains mild language, violence and threat

Released

2000

Country

USA

Language

English

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