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Penelope

Because she was born with the nose of a pig, Penelope's parents (Catherine O'Hara and Richard E. Grant) have kept her in seclusion. It is a reversible curse - on condition of finding a man who will love her despite her face. However, as the young woman (Christina Ricci) begins looking for a suitor, she discovers most people in the real world are quick to judge by appearances. Get the movie review and more. »

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Overall: B+
Violence: B
Sexual Content: B
Language: B+
Drugs/Alcohol: C+
Theater Release: 28 Feb 2008
Video Release: 14 Jul 2008
MPAA Rating: PG
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In Ella Enchanted, a princess who has been cursed to be perfectly obedient, must also learn to take control of her own life. Charming settings and gentle messages all unfold in the delightful story of a pig that overcomes the challenges of barnyard living in the movie Babe. The definition of beauty also undergoes revision in the fairytale spoof Shrek.

Home Video Extra Features

DVD Release Date: 15 July 2008

The plight of the pig-faced Penelope comes to DVD with a making-of featurette. Audio tracks are available in Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround (English), with subtitles in English (SDH) and Spanish.

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