Ratatouille

Ratatouille

DVD - 2007
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A young rat dreams of becoming a famous chef.
Audience: OFRB rating: G.
Publisher: Burbank : Buena Vista Home Entertainent, 2007.
Branch Call Number: J DVD FIC Ratat
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (111 min.) : digital, sound, color ; 12 cm

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EARRRRRR
Apr 28, 2021

It’s such a cute film! Remy, the main character in the film, has always been a bit quirky for a rat: he walks on two legs, he likes fresh food as opposed to rotten, and he actually ventures near humans. Although Remy has a somewhat supportive rat family, things quickly change as he finds himself in the center of Paris (or somewhere really close). I like how the film doesn’t make the culinary aspects less exciting. The gleaming copper pots and pans are some of my favorite things to see! Themes present in the film include but are not limited to: family, friendship, trust, love, adventure, cooking, determination, and brilliance. Also, the music is such a lovely accompaniment to the film!

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keerthananoru
Apr 21, 2021

Ratatouille is a movie about a rat who wants to become a chef. Now a rat and a chef, those two things don’t really go together, but if we look closer we can see that it is a story of how we can do whatever we dream of doing. Remy the rat leaves his rat family in hopes of becoming a chef. He finds a worker named Alfredo Linguini at the most famous restaurant in France, and becomes friends with him. He hides underneath Alfredo’s hat and controls what he cooks. Soon everyone learns that the rat is behind the delicious dishes Alfredo is making! However, instead of showing their appreciation, they are absolutely disgusted and angry. Suddenly Remy is getting death threats because of how unsanitary it is for a rat to work in a restaurant. The story gets really ugly with many ups, and downs, and plot twists. Remy teaches us about persuasion, trying hard, and never giving up. I highly recommend this movie for all ages due to the amazing story it had!

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blue_cat_18501
Apr 05, 2021

This movie should be at least rated pg, not rated g! There is tons of violence, long kissing scenes, hints of fornication when colette talks to Linguini about the other chefs! One of the most inappropriate kid movies I've ever seen!

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spider_verse_guy7
Feb 28, 2021

it's OK, i mean I've seen worse, pretty long for an animated movie.

ArapahoeSarah Oct 12, 2020

A very clever, unique and entertaining film! The main character in the movie, Remy, is quite endearing, and the message of the film is positive--wonderful for the whole family.

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Jnsm
Oct 09, 2020

when I was a baby this was my babysitter. my dad put that movie in and boom past out. it is not a dumb movie it is like number 5 in my list of top 20. that is my movie right here.

adport1 Aug 04, 2020

All of the food in this movie looks delicious! I also really liked the animation style and Remy's determination in wanting to be the best chef that he could be.

IndyPL_KateW May 07, 2020

This is a good, feel-good movie. It shows that no matter what "class" you are born in, you can do anything and break boundaries.

IndyPL_JackieB May 07, 2020

A lovely story, feel good as all Disney-Pixar films.
There's no real line between the movies thesis and the text. Great Art and great Artists can come from anywhere. Which leads to the greater theme of class. That this 'country' rat can come to the city and his talent and skill build a career that wouldn't have been expected.
There's so much regarding class, community, and familiarity tied up into it.
Truly a great experience.

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CPLSecondHome
Nov 30, 2019

Vibrant, well-made animation. But I couldn't get into it (and I do like cartoons!). I don't mind talking rats, but trying to get an audience to sympathize with this rat, and convince us that a restaurant full of actual people would have a rat for a chef, was a little too far out there. Do kids buy into this idea and enjoy the movie? With such amazing talent behind this movie, it's too bad it didn't have an awesome plot to go with it.

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Apr 05, 2021

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spider_verse_guy7
Feb 28, 2021

Linguine: "i have a ra-a-a-aahh.."

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BookNerd1989
Jan 02, 2015

"Anyone can cook."

deadpoollover Apr 22, 2014

Linguine: LET'S DO THIS THING!

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pie
Jun 24, 2008

If you are what you eat, then I only want to eat the good stuff.

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pie
Jun 24, 2008

I hate to be rude, but we're French!

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goldensunshine
Oct 07, 2009

Remy is a french rat living in the countryside who ends up in Paris. There he forms a partnership with a kitchen boy, Linguini, and cooks to his heart's delight. The sous chef is skeptical of Linguini's newfound ability to cook and is set on making life in the culinary world difficult. Remy is scorned by his family from his human-like actions and interactions with humans. Caught between worlds Remy has to choose which one to live in.

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