• Rat (2000)

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Release Date: April 27th, 2000

DVD Release Date: October 16th, 2001

PG|1 hr 31 min

Plot Summary
Irresponsible drunk Hubert (Pete Postlethwaite) stumbles home from a night at the pub and wakes up transformed into a rat. His wife, Conchita (Imelda Staunton), and his children -- son Pius (Andrew Lovern) and daughter Marietta (Kerry Condon) -- don't know quite what to do with their rodent patriarch, but they start to like him better this way. Soon, a smooth-talking ghostwriter (David Wilmot) convinces them to write a book on their experiences and make Hubert a local celebrity.

Cast: Pete Postlethwaite, Imelda Staunton, Frank Kelly, David Wilmot, Kerry Condon, Andrew Lovern, Veronica Duffy, Ed Byrne

Director: Steve Barron

Genres: Fantasy

Production Co: Ruby Films, Jim Henson Productions

Distributors: Universal Focus