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Saturday, June 6, 2020
(PG) 108min
Feb 18 - 20, 5:45 & 8:00
This delightful and funny family adventure features a cast full of voice and acting talent. Starting with the gifted, eccentric veterinarian with supernatural abilities (Robert Downey Jr.) and also including Jim Broadbent, Michael Sheen, Jesse Buckley and Antonio Banderas. The animals that populate his menagerie sound like Octavia Spencer, Emma Thompson, Rami Malek, Kumail Nanjiami, Tom Holland, Ralph Feinnes and Marion Cotillard. Based on the Hugh Lofting stories, the quirky story follows the distraught doctor after the disappearance of his explorer wife. He takes on an apprentice at the same time he must set sail on an epic adventure to find a magical cure to save the queen; during his journey he regains his wit and courage.