Keyword: fable

Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (2010)

Rated: PG Runtime: 105 minutes Release date: 12/09/2010
This time around - Edmund and Lucy Pevensie, along with their pesky cousin Eustace Scrubb - find themselves swallowed into a painting and on to a fantastic Narnian ship headed for the very edges of the world. Joining forces once again with their royal friend King Caspian and the warrior mouse Reepicheep, they are whisked away on a mysterious mission to the Lone Islands, and beyond. On this...
Mirror Mirror

Mirror Mirror (2012)

Rated: PG Runtime: 95 minutes Release date: 03/29/2012
After a beloved King vanishes, his ruthless wife seizes control of the kingdom and keeps her beautiful 18-year-old stepdaughter, Snow White, hidden away in the palace. But when the princess attracts the attention of a charming and wealthy visiting prince, the jealous Queen banishes the girl to a nearby forest. Taken in by a band of rebellious but kindhearted dwarfs, Snow White blossoms into a...
Shrek the Third

Shrek the Third (2007)

Rated: PG Runtime: 92 minutes Release date: 05/17/2007
Being king isn't for everyone--especially if you're a prickly ogre who smells like the shallow end of a swamp. When Shrek married Fiona, the last thing he wanted was to rule Far Far Away, but when his frogger-in-law, King Harold, suddenly croaks, Shrek is quickly fitted for the crown. Now, unless the reluctant would-be king can find a suitable replacement, he'll be royally screwed for the rest of...
Odd Life of Timothy Green

The Odd Life of Timothy Green (2012)

Rated: PG Runtime: 120 minutes Release date: 08/14/2012
Happily married couple Cindy and Jim Green can't wait to start a family but can only dream about what their child would be like. When young Timothy shows up on their doorstep one stormy night, Cindy and Jim-and their small town of Stanleyville-learn that sometimes the unexpected can bring some of life's greatest gifts.

The Tempest (2010)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 110 minutes Release date: 12/09/2010
A cross-gendered version of the play by William Shakespeare involving forces of feminine magic, nature and mysticism. Changing the gender of the traditionally male sorcerer Prospero into the sorceress-Prospera. Prospera journeys through vengeance to forgiveness as she reigns over a magical island, cares for her young daughter, Miranda, and unleashes her powers against shipwrecked enemies. After a...
Muhammad, the Last Prophet

Muhammad, the Last Prophet (2004)

Rated: None Runtime: 93 minutes Release date: 11/13/2004
An animated retelling of the events surrounding the birth of Islam, told as a children's fable.
Dir: Richard Rich
With: N/A

Inkheart (2009)

Rated: PG Runtime: 103 minutes Release date: 01/22/2009
Mortimer "Mo" Folchart and his 12-year-old daughter, Meggie, share a passion for books. What they also share is an extraordinary gift for bringing characters from books to life when they read aloud. But there is a danger: when a character is brought to life from a book, a real person disappears into its pages. On one of their trips to a secondhand book shop, Mo hears voices he hasn't heard for...

Stardust (2007)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 125 minutes Release date: 08/09/2007
In the sleepy English village of Wall--so named for the cobblestone divider that has, for hundreds of years, kept the villagers safely apart from the strange, supernatural realm that lies just on the other side--young Tristan Thorne makes a wild-eyed promise to the prettiest girl in the village. It is hers, whose heart he hopes to win: by bringing her back a fallen star. But in order to make good...
Magic To Win

Magic To Win (2011)

Rated: None Runtime: 101 minutes Release date: 12/08/2011
Professor Kang is a seemingly innocuous university professor, toiling by day in his classroom and mentoring his students, all of whom are oblivious to his real knowledge. They don't know that he's a master of wizardry, embracing water as his muse, one of the five pure and ancient elements that further include gold, wood, fire and earth. Although his magic spells are used in his everyday life on a...

Maelstrom (2002)

Rated: None Runtime: 88 minutes Release date: 01/24/2002
During one rainy summer night, 25-year-old Bibiane Champagne hits a man with her car. The victim, a 53-year-old fishmonger whom Bibiane abandons on the street, manages to get back home and die peacefully in his kitchen. Bibiane's life descends into chaos. Just as she risks her life to erase all proof of her actions, she is given a second chance. With the help of Evian, a man she encounters, she...
Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium

Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium (2007)

Rated: G Runtime: 94 minutes Release date: 11/15/2007
Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium is the strangest, most fantastic, most wonderful toy store in the world. In fact, it's a magic toy store and everything in it comes to life--including the store itself. The emporium asks only one thing of its customers--you must believe it to see it.
Charlotte's Web

Charlotte's Web (2006)

Rated: G Runtime: 113 minutes Release date: 12/14/2006
Fern is one of only two living beings who sees that Wilbur is a special animal, while she raises him--the runt of the litter--into a terrific and radiant pig. As Wilbur moves into a new barn, he begins a second profound friendship with the most unlikely of creatures--a spider named Charlotte--and their bond inspires the animals around them to come together as a family. When the word gets out that...
Curious Case of Benjamin Button

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 167 minutes Release date: 12/24/2008
Benjamin Button is a man who is born in his eighties and ages backwards: a man, like any of us, who is unable to stop time. From New Orleans at the end of World War I in 1918, into the 21st century, on a journey as unusual as any man's life can be, this is the grand tale of a not so ordinary man and the people and places he discovers along the way, the loves he finds and loses, the joys of life...
Tale of Despereaux

The Tale of Despereaux (2008)

Rated: G Runtime: 93 minutes Release date: 12/18/2008
In the faraway kingdom of Dor, four unlikely heroes emerge: Despereaux, a brave mouse banished to the dungeon for speaking with a human; Roscuro, a good-hearted rat who loves light and soup, but is exiled to darkness; Pea, a Princess in a gloomy castle who is prisoner to her father's grief; and Mig, a servant girl who longs to be a Princess, but is forced to serve the jailer. Tiny and graced with...

Penelope (2008)

Rated: PG Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 02/28/2008
A story of a young woman, Penelope Wilhern, born to wealthy socialites. Penelope is afflicted by a secret family curse that can only be broken when she is loved by "one of her own kind". Hidden away in the family's majestic home, she is subjected to meeting a string of blue-bloods through her parent's futile attempt to marry her off and break the curse. Each suitor is instantly enamored with...
Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian

The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (2008)

Rated: PG Runtime: 144 minutes Release date: 05/15/2008
One year later, the Kings and Queens of Narnia find themselves back in that faraway wondrous realm, only to discover that more than 1,300 years have passed in Narnian time. During their absence, the Golden Age of Narnia has become extinct and Narnia has been conquered by the Telmarines and is now under the control of the evil King Miraz, who rules the land without mercy. The four children will...
Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)

Rated: PG Runtime: 139 minutes Release date: 12/08/2005
Four young adventurers playing hide-and-seek in the country home of an old professor stumble upon an enchanted wardrobe that will take them places they never dreamed. Stepping through the wardrobe door, they are whisked out of World War II London into the spectacular parallel universe known as Narnia--a fairy-tale realm of magical proportions where woodland animals talk and mythological creatures...
Napoleon and Me

Napoleon and Me (2006)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 10/12/2006
Looks at a young idealist's disillusionment with the Little Corporal during the Emperor's exile on Elba.

Global Haywire: A Short History of Planet Malfunction (2005)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 79 minutes Release date: 11/29/2005
Approaches the question of whether or not we have reached the present crisis point between East and West. Filmmaker Bruce Petty gathers a committee of real and animated figures to investigate. Evidence is heard from students and luminaries. A wealth of archival footage and issues from globalization to diminishing oil reserves and terrorism are thrown into this animated mixing pot.

The Vanquishing of the Witch Baba Yaga (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 73 minutes Release date: 10/14/2014
Within a dense forest there lingers a sense of sinister foreboding, where the fairy tales of childhood persist within the subconscious. For generations of Slavic peoples, this fear manifested itself in the form of the mythical witch Baba Yaga - to roam too near her hut perched on chicken legs was to risk being roasted for her dinner. In spite of this culturally ingrained dread, the history of war...
Dir: Jessica Oreck
With: N/A

Hiawatha (N/A)

Rated: NR Runtime: 30 minutes Release date: N/A

The Illustrated Family Doctor (2003)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 100 minutes Release date: 11/29/2003
Dark comedy about illness, work, death and a young man who learns to survive it all. It is a modern fable that looks at what holds us together when everything else is falling apart.

Home (2009)

Rated: None Runtime: 98 minutes Release date: 11/26/2009
Centers on a family who refuses to leave their country home to make way for the construction of a new road. Gradually cut off and disconnected from the world, they end up shutting themselves in.

Cousines (2005)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 106 minutes Release date: 11/29/2005
Jessica is a young Haitian woman whose quiet life in Port-au-Prince is turned upside down when her father suddenly dies. Without him around to pay the bills she soon finds herself out on the street. But she is taken in by her friend Johanne, a woman who ekes out a lavish existence due to the "generosity" of her many lovers. When Johanne is hospitalized, Jessica is left with some difficult...