The Water Babies (1978)

The Water Babies (1978)

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Tom, a young chimney sweep, is falsely accused of having stolen from the house of a client. While fleeing to escape punishment, Tom and his dog leap into a pool, which proves to be the beginning of a magical underwater journey. This family adventure is based on the Charles Kingsley book.
Rating:
NR
Genre:
Art House & International , Kids & Family
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In Theaters:
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Runtime:
Studio:
Film Polski

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Cast

James Mason
as Mr. Grimes / Voice of Killer Shark
Billie Whitelaw
as Mrs. Doasyou... /Crone /Tipp /Woman in Black /Gate Keeper
Joan Greenwood
as Lady Harriet
Bernard Cribbins
as Mr. Masterman / Voice of Eel
David Tomlinson
as Sir John
Paul Luty
as Sladd
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Critic Reviews for The Water Babies

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Full Review… | April 4, 2011
Variety
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Full Review… | April 4, 2011
Time Out
Top Critic

Odd British '70s animation/live-action with drunk adults.

Full Review… | June 7, 2012
Common Sense Media

Audience Reviews for The Water Babies

It might rip off better known works such as Mary Poppins, Wizard of Oz, and Alice in Wonderland, but the film has enough charm in the live action segments to make it quality family entertainment.

Todd Anderson
Todd Anderson

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