Talk about your chick flicks! The claymation, egg-laying kind, that is. Portions of THE GREAT ESCAPE and NORMA RAE are scrambled perfectly in this soaring adventure comedy, then seasoned with a whimsical dash of Rube Goldberg. The action takes place on an English
egg farm owned and mismanaged by a pair of dour martinets called the Tweedys (voiced by Miranda Richardson and Tony Haygarth). It looks more like a prison camp than a farm, and the feathered inmates of Coop 17 (think STALAG 17) want out. Mobilized and led by a British clucker named Ginger (Julia
Sawalha), the hens hatch a series of hapless escape plans. Their bid for freedom becomes desperate when daily eg...