Saturday, 31 January 2015

An American Tail (1986)

Title - An American Tail

Year of release - 1986

Genre - Animation

Length - 1 hour 20 minutes

Rating - U

Director - Don Bluth

Writer(s) - Judy Freudberg, Tony Geiss and David Kirschner,

Who is in it? - Phillip Glasser as Fieval, Amy Green as Tanya, Christopher Plummer as Henri, John Finnegan as Warren T Rat and Will Ryan as Digit to name a few.

What's it about? - The tale of a family of Russian mice who sail to America to be free of cats. Along the way young Fievel loses his family and with the help of a pigeon dressed very smartly and a few other mice he finds them. Unfortunately for the family they soon discover there are cats in America and they all join forces with other mice to rid these cats from New York. They do this successfully and the family live on to tell the tale.

Is it any good? - One of my favorite cartoon films of all time.

Why should I watch it? - Excellent animation from the time it was made and excellent voices.

How do you rate it overall? - 10/10

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