Once Upon A Forest
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Cornelius proceeds to show the class his life's work, the Flapper wind thing. It is a model that flies around the house and breaks. He plans on someday making the real thing and they set out for the days journey.
While walking around in the forest to get to the surprise one of the animals finds a street and runs back into the forest at the same time a vehicle is going by tossing a glass out the window.
The animals want to know what that was, Cornelius tells them to get out of the road, and they go to the water to ride in the canoe. They take turns rowing and getting all wet. Upon getting out of the water Cornelius notices the quietness of the forest and they hurry home.
What happened was another vehicle hit the glass in the road causing it to turn over and emit some gas fumes into the forest. The animals make it to Michelle's house and smell the fumes. Michelle enters to find her mommy and daddy while the others wait on Cornelius to think of what to do next. Abigail goes in to pull out Michelle, whose parents did die.
They go to higher ground, which is at Cornelius's house. There Cornelius, who is Michelle's uncle, places Michelle in bed and tells a story of when he was a child and the same thing happened to his parents and he was the only one who got out.
This is a great family movie that shows the animals getting along for the sole purpose of helping another. It shows their instincts in taking care of themselves while on their journey.Read more ›
This movie tells the story of four furlings who attend a nature class taught by a Badger named Cornellius. One day, during their class, a poisonous gas enters their forest home, and their friend Michelle becomes very sick from it. The other three furlings (Abigail, Edger, and Russel) work together to collect the herbs necessary to save Michelle.
Teamwork and loyalty to good friends is one of the big themes in this movie, and I think children (as well as adults) would really enjoy it! I do think it's a bit sad, but has a hopeful ending. It's really good! Edger is my favorite character!
A sign that this movie is still just as entertaining to the new generation: My friend's four year old sister just watched it and she couldn't take her eyes off the screen until it was over (71 minutes).
Well that's all I have to say, except it is not a Disney movie, while it is very similar to Disney movies, it is actually made by Fox Video.
Another great movie is the Princess and the Goblin. I can't understand why these movies are so unknown, They are great. Some parts still make me laugh.
That's the end of my review, but if you want to know more about the movie you can read on. This is what the back of the box says:
"In this rousing, magical adventure filled with whimsy, laughter, and charm, a host of fun-loving characters takes you on an unforgettable journey in a land called Dapplewood. One day three Furling friends, Abigail the wood mouse, Edgar the mole and Russell the hedgehog, find their tranquil lives greatly disrupted. A chemical spill has destroyed Dapplewood and their young friend Michelle becomes seriously ill from the toxic fumes. Counting on their own ingenuity and the skills they learned from their teacher Cornelius, they take off on an exciting, but dangerous journey to find help for their friend. Their wisdom soon pays off and they set about to restore Dapplewood to its original splendor."
Once Upon a Forest is a wonderful movie and it should definately come out on DVD.
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Loved this movie as a child and I bought it for my daughter. She's only 2 so she has no interest in it but hopefully will soon.Published 7 days ago by Brittany G.
This was one of my favorite movies as a kid so I was pretty excited to find it on dvd so that my kids could watch it. Love it!Published 24 days ago by SaraMay
This was a one of my children favorite movie when they were young. I purchased it for my grandchildren and they enjoy watching it!Published 27 days ago by Faye
Most boring movie ever. Just plain boring
Almost no plot. Also almost fell asleep .
This is such a cute movie, oldie but goodie! I remember watching as a child, and I still love this movie! The characters are very cute, and original! Read morePublished 1 month ago by Noelle Miller