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I was a rat / directed by Lauri Lynd ; producers Paul Brown and Andrew Rowley ; written by Richard Carpenter ; edited by Brett Sullivan.

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  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (93 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Murray, Utah : Feature Films for Families., 2005.

Content descriptions

General Note: Based on the book by Phillip Pullman.
On the back panel is a parents guide for family discussion.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Executive producers Elaine Sperber, Nancy Chapell, Kevin Gillis ; Cinematography by Gerald Packer ; music by Nick Bicat.
Participant or Performer Note: Tom Conti, Brenda Fricker, Katie Blake, Don McKellar, Calum Worthy, Kathryn Greenwood, Graham Harley, Sheila McCarthey, Steven Ouimette, Karl Prunner, Fiona Reid, Ned Beatty.
Summary, etc.: On a dark and rainy night, an elderly couple find a shivering little boy on their doorstep who proclaims "I was a rat." They take the boy in, but because of his odd rat-like behavior, people in the town declair him a monster. To save him, the couple must discover the truth of who he is, before it's too late.
System Details Note: Digital video disc.
Language Note: Closed-Caption.
Genre: Children's films.

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