Babar the Elephant has captivated young children for 50 years, first in the books by Jean de Brunhoff, then in those by his son, Laurent, who also created a TV series starring the lovable pachyderm. Now Babar has made it to the big screen in BABAR: THE MOVIE, an animated feature that
will undoubtedly charm most younger viewers, but may leave their parents yawning. Told in flashback by the adult King Babar, the story revolves around the heroic efforts of young Barbar (voiced by Gavin Magrath) and his sweetheart, Celeste (Sarah Polley), to rescue Celeste's village from marauding
rhinos. Little Babar overcomes both fear and adversity by relying on his own wits, all th...