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FILM DETAILS
Certificate U
Cast
Will Smith
Robert De Niro
Renee Zellweger
Angelina Jolie
Jack Black
Martin Scorsese
Peter Falk
Directors
Eric Bergeron
Vicky Jenson
Screenwriters
Michael J Wilson
Running Time
90 minutes

Shark Tale


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Plot
Oscar (Smith), an ambitious, fast-talking fish, wants to be more than just a whale-washer. Lenny (Black), a sensitive, vegetarian shark, doesn’t want to follow in the footsteps of his Mafioso dad (De Niro). The two are brought together by a fatal accident and a tall tale, but come to learn the importance of honesty.


Verdict
Shark Tale is servicable, family entertainment, but not half as sharp as it thinks it is. There’s no denying the appeal of seeing Scorsese and De Niro reunited onscreen for the first time since Guilty By Suspicion, but although the vocal performances often amuse and delight, the overall design is charmless.


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