Charlottes Web 2006 Blu Ray/

Directed By: Gary Winick Starring: Dakota Fanning

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Product Overview


Studio Paramount
SKU 219577241
UPC 097361434544
UPC 14 00097361434544
Format Blu-Ray DVD
Release Date 1/17/2012
Rating Rating
Family (General)
Theatrical Release
Editors Note
Note Gary Winick (THIRTEEN GOING ON 30) had a lot to live up to in remaking a beloved children's movie, itself based on the classic novel by E. B. White, but this 2006 live-action version more than fulfills its promise. With droll '50s-inspired art direction, low-key and earnest performances, and the cutest ensemble cast of farm animals since BABE, Winick maintains the deeply moral (though not moralistic) themes of the original novel and also injects some mild humor and scenes of peril and adventure.^Child actor Dakota Fanning gives an impressively mature performance as the loyal and spunky farm girl Fern who rescues the pig Wilbur--the runt of his litter--from her father's axe. But as Wilbur grows up and faces his likely fate of becoming Christmas dinner, another friend steps in to save the day--the spider Charlotte (voiced by Julia Roberts), who spins fancy, slogan-filled webs above Wilbur's pen to convince his guardians that he is indeed a special pig and worth saving. The resulting hubbub saves his hide and reveals the importance of friendship and loyalty. Additionally, in scene after poignant scene, Wilbur learns about the nature of miracles, the seasons of life and death, and the inherent worth of even the runtiest of us.
New York Times "[TB]he movie is a delight: never coarse, rarely preachy and less concerned with proving its own cleverness than with paying tribute to the wisdom of White's book." 12/15/2006 p.E8
Entertainment Weekly "What hooks you from the start is Dakota Fanning's unfussy passion as Fern..." -- Grade: A- 12/22/2006 p.60
Total Film 3 stars out of 5 -- "[Fanning is] genuinely adorable without slipping into sickly-sweet territory....CHARLOTTE'S WEB remains surprisingly inviting." 03/01/2007 p.33
Gary Winick
Dakota Fanning
Cast & Crew
Siobhan Fallon - Star
Gary Basaraba - Star
Dakota Fanning - Star
Karey Kirkpatrick - Screenwriter
Seamus McGarvey - Director of Photography
Jordan Kerner - Producer
Oprah Winfrey - Voice
Julia Pistor - Executive Producer
Steve Buscemi - Voice
Jane Sibbett - Voice
Karen Rosenfelt - Executive Producer
Reba McEntire - Voice
Earl Hamner - Story
Tony Winley - Co-Producer
Thomas Haden Church - Voice
Julia Roberts - Voice
Robert Redford - Voice
Edgar Bronfman - Executive Producer
Danny Elfman - Composer
John Cleese - Voice
Kathy Bates - Voice
Jennifer Garner - Voice
Paul Neesan - Executive Producer
Susannah Grant - Screenwriter
Andre 3000 - Voice
Cedric the Entertainer - Voice
E. B. White - Source Writer
Bernard Williams - Executive Producer
Gary Winick - Director
Technical Info
Original Release Date 2006
UPC 00097361434544
Number of Discs 2
Running Time 96 minutes
Color Color
DVD, Widescreen, Slip Sleeve, No Longer Produced
Product Attributes
Video Format DVD
$69.29 + $4.24 shipping
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