The Velveteen Rabbit (2009)
Average Rating: 6.3/10
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Fresh: 6 | Rotten: 1
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Toby Morgan is a young boy, but feels the loneliness of his strict grandmother and increasingly distant father. His discovery of the "magic attic" offers a safe haven where he finds a stuffed rabbit his mom left him before she passed away. His tears transform the rabbit into a playful animated Rabbit and his amazing animated adventures begin. Rabbit's one wish is become a real rabbit someday, and Toby's wish is to have a happy, supportive family again. Through lessons learned with the help of a
Feb 27, 2009 Wide
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A low-key charmer that's bound to enchant small children and amuse their parents during many hours of repeat viewings.
A family drama, based on the popular children's book, about how loving makes us real.
The live-action cast may be unknowns, but they're effective enough; the 2-D (drawn and digital) animation is winning; and the story will engross any 8-and-younger with the patience to watch it.
While it isn't exactly a classic, it expresses the power of hope in the imaginary world and the importance of communicating our love for one another in the real world.
These days, even employing the traditional, 2-D cel style of animation seems like a quaint notion.
Audience Reviews for The Velveteen Rabbit
- Toby Morgan: You were right Rabbit, love does make us real.
- Toby's Father: I can't go through that again
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