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FILM DETAILS
Certificate U
Cast
Zac Efron
Danny DeVito
Ed Helms
Betty White
Directors
Chris Renaud
Screenwriters
Ken Daurio
Running Time
86 minutes

Dr Seuss' The Lorax
Makes Shrek look like Ken Loach


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Plot
Ted (Efron) lives in a town entirely made of plastic, but the girl he adores longs to see one of the trees that once covered the land. In his quest to find her a tree Ted learns the story of The Lorax (DeVito), guardian of the trees, and how man destroyed his own paradise.


Verdict
Lovely to look at and with some fun material not of Seuss’ invention, but it’s too hectoring, like reading an environmental textbook with jolly pictures.


Reviewed by Olly Richards

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