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Chicken Run

This BAFTA-nominated animation is the first feature-length work from co-directors and co-writers Peter Lord and Nick Park (Wallace and Gromit). Hilarious slapstick and exhilarating action sequences are voiced by an impeccable British cast including Julia Sawalha, Miranda Richardson and Tony Haygarth. The tender, touching and sweet film was co-produced by the UK’s beloved Aardman Animations.

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Set in the 1950s, American rooster Rocky (Mel Gibson) falls in love with a hen called Ginger (Julia Sawalha) on a British farm. Planning to flee so as to avoid turning into chicken pot pies, they must navigate escaping the evil farmer that contains them, as the chickens embark on a daring escape plan.