Babe

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“A lovely, intelligent gem of G-rated entertainment that is also rib-tickling funny. – Peter Stack, San Francisco Chronicle

A young pig fights convention to become a sheep dog — or, rather, sheep pig — in this charming Australian family film that became an unexpected international success in 1995. Confused and sad after being separated from his family and sent to a strange farm, the piglet Babe is adopted by a friendly dog and slowly adjusts to his new home. Discovering that the fate of most pigs is the dinner table, Babe devotes himself to becoming a useful member of the farm by trying to learn how to herd sheep, despite the skepticism of the other animals and the kindly but conventional Farmer Hoggett (James Cromwell). BABE’s inspirational story was embraced by audiences and critics and the film was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Picture.

Tickets: $8 / $6.50 members

Details:
91 min
Rated G
in English

Showing Today Wed, Oct 18

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Admission: $12.50 Adults, $9.25 Matinee Shows, $9.75 Seniors (62+), $10.00 Students, $9.50 Children (12 & under) and Military, $8.25 Avalon Members, $7.25 Seniors who are Avalon Members.
Same rates apply to Wednesday Signature Series programs. Avalon Members must purchase their discounted tickets at the box office.

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