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Unmissable 5 Stars
Excellent 4 Stars
Good 3 Stars
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FILM DETAILS
Certificate U
Cast
Magda Szubanski
James Cromwell
Mary Stein
Steven Wright
Glenne Headly
Directors
George Miller
Screenwriters
George Miller
Judy Morris
Mark Lamprell
Running Time
98 minutes

Babe: Pig In The City
Sequel to pig hit of 1995 with the titular porker uprooting to an urban setting.


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Plot
When the bank threatens to forclose Babe's farm, he and the farmer's wife agree to open a state fair for a large fee, but loose their way in the big city.


Verdict
How did this happen? Where Babe brought deep-rooted joy, the sequel brings fidgety depression. And save us from films in which chimpanzees dress in human clothes. Didn't we ban that or something?


Reviewed by Andrew Collins

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