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Director: Chris Noonan (Dir)
Release Date:   1995
Premiere Information:   Los Angeles opening: 4 Aug 1995; New York opening: week of 4 Aug 1995
Duration (in mins):   92
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Cast:   James Cromwell (Farmer Hoggett)  
    Magda Szubanski (Mrs. Hoggett)  
    Christine Cavanaugh (Babe)  
    Miriam Margolyes (Fly)  
    Danny Mann (Ferdinand)  
    Hugo Weaving (Rex)  


Production Company: Kennedy Miller Productions  
Distribution Company: Universal Pictures  
Director: Chris Noonan (Dir)
Producer: George Miller (Prod)
  Doug Mitchell (Prod)
  Bill Miller (Prod)
Writer: George Miller (Scr)
  Chris Noonan (Scr)
Photography: Andrew Lesnie (Dir of photog)
Art Direction: Roger Ford (Prod des)
Film Editor: Marcus D'Arcy (Film ed)
  Jay Friedkin (Film ed)
Music: Nigel Westlake (Mus comp)
MPAA Rating: G
Country: Australia and United States
Language: English

Source Text: Based on the children's book The Sheep-Pig by Dick King-Smith (London, 1984).
Authors: Dick King-Smith

Copyright Claimant Copyright Date Copyright Number
Universal City Studios, Inc. 16/10/1995 dd/mm/yyyy PA771811

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Genre: Comedy-drama
Sub-Genre: Animal


Bibliographic Sources:   Date   Page
Los Angeles Times   4 Aug 1995   p. 1.
New York Times   4 Aug 1995   p. 3.
Variety   21 Jul 1995.   
Variety   24 Jul 1995   p. 70.

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