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FILM DETAILS
Certificate PG
Cast
Billy Connolly
Kelly Macdonald
Emma Thompson
Julie Walters
Robbie Coltrane
Craig Ferguson
Directors
Brenda Chapman
Mark Andrews
Screenwriters
Irene Mecchi
Steve Purcell
Brenda Chapman
Mark Andrews
Running Time
100 minutes

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Plot
Side-stepping a political marriage, irresistible Scottish princess Merida (Macdonald) comes up against her immoveable mother (Thompson). So she turns to magic. And so things get worse.


Verdict
No less lovely than former films, in many ways lovelier, but Brave is boutique Pixar: less ambitious, more succinct, excellence at a lower ebb.


Reviewed by Ian Nathan

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