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Whimsically entertaining, if a bit featherweight, computer-animated adventure set in World War II-era England about a tiny but stalwart carrier pigeon (voiced by Ewan McGregor) who is given the dangerous mission of delivering a vital communique from occupied France safely to England while being hunted by a squadron of ruthless German falcons. Despite a script that is a little light in the plumage, the visually vibrant film imparts a positive self-esteem message that "it's not the size of your wingspan, but the size of your spirit." Some scary images that may frighten the youngest viewers and a few innocuous flatulence jokes. The USCCB Office for Film & Broadcasting classification is A-I -- general patronage. The Motion Picture Association of America rating is G -- general audiences.

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