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The Wind in the Willows is a British film of genre Drama directed by Terry Jones released in USA on 30 october 1997 with Steve Coogan

The Wind in the Willows (1996)

The Wind in the Willows
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Released in USA 30 october 1997
Length 1h27
Directed by ,    ,    ,    
Genres Drama,    Comedy,    Fantasy,    Adventure
Rating62% 3.146123.146123.146123.146123.14612

The Wind in the Willows (released on home video in the US as Mr. Toad's Wild Ride), is a loose 1996 adaptation of Kenneth Grahame's classic novel of the same name, starring Steve Coogan, Eric Idle and Terry Jones (who also directed and wrote this version).

Synopsis

Mole's (Steve Coogan) underground home is knocked in when the field above it is bulldozed by the Weasels; the field was owned by Mr. Toad (Terry Jones), who has sold it to finance his latest fad: caravanning. Mole flees to the river and meets the Water Rat (Eric Idle), who is preparing to embark on a picnic. Seeing Mole's distress, Rat decides to take Mole to see Toad. Toad encourages them to travel with him on the open road, in his newly bought canary-coloured cart. Disaster strikes when a pair of joyriders in a motor car knock over the cart. Rat calms Toad's horse instead of Mole. Toad, however, instantly discards the cart and becomes obsessed with motoring. He is a reckless driver, however, and ends up needing more money from the Weasels. Their volatile Chief (Antony Sher) tries to persuade him to sell Toad Hall.

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