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Pooh's Heffalump Movie


Source: Catholic News Service

Delightfully sunny animated feature in which Winnie the Pooh (voiced by Jim Cummings) and his pals -- Tigger, Piglet, Eeyore, Rabbit and Roo -- set out to capture a Heffalump, a much-feared creature who has invaded their home in the Hundred Acre Wood, and wind up learning a valuable lesson about treating those who are different with kindness. Director Frank Nissen stays true to the gentle spirit of A.A. Milne's beloved storybook tales, combining traditional hand-drawn animation with a buoyant score -- including songs by Carly Simon -- to create a heartwarming parable about friendship and acceptance, which is as welcome as a tummy full of honey. The USCCB Office for Film & Broadcasting classification is A-I -- general patronage. The Motion Picture Association of America rating is G -- general audience.

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