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Babe is a Australien film of genre Drama directed by Chris Noonan released in USA on 3 august 1995 with James Cromwell

Babe (1995)

Babe
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Released in USA 3 august 1995
Length 1h35
Directed by
OriginAustralie
Genres Drama,    Science fiction,    Comedy,    Comedy-drama,    Fantasy,    Action,    Adventure
Rating67% 3.3951853.3951853.3951853.3951853.395185

Babe is a 1995 comedy-drama family film, co-written and directed by Chris Noonan. It is an adaptation of Dick King-Smith's 1983 novel The Sheep-Pig, also known as Babe: The Gallant Pig in the USA, which tells the story of a pig who wants to be a sheepdog. The main animal characters are played by a combination of real and animatronic pigs and Border Collies.

After seven years of development, Babe was filmed in Robertson, New South Wales, Australia. The talking-animal visual effects were done by Rhythm & Hues Studios and Jim Henson's Creature Shop.

The film was a box office success and grossed $36,776,544 at the box office in Australia. It has received considerable acclaim from critics: it was nominated for seven Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Adapted Screenplay, winning Best Visual Effects. It also won the Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy and the Saturn Award for Best Fantasy Film.

In 1998, Babe producer and co-writer George Miller directed a sequel, Babe: Pig in the City.

Synopsis

A piglet named Babe is left orphaned after his mother is slaughtered, and is chosen for a "guess the weight" contest at a county fair. The winning farmer, Arthur Hoggett, brings him home and allows him to stay with a Border Collie named Fly, her mate, Rex, and their puppies in the barn.

Actors

James Cromwell

(Farmer Arthur Hoggett)
Magda Szubanski

(Esme Hoggett)
Christine Cavanaugh

(Babe the Gallant Pig (voice))
Brittany Byrnes

(The Hoggetts' granddaughter)
Roscoe Lee Browne

(Narrator (voice))
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