My Family and Other Animals
My Family and Other Animals (2005)

Author Gerald Durrell's childhood memoir comes to life in this Masterpiece Theater presentation starring Academy Award-nominee Imelda Staunton and detailing the journey of an eccentric family who seeks to escape the dreary English… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: December 25, 2005
DVD Release Date: December 4, 2007
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James Plath
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Brimming with fabulistic charm, this joint BBC/WGBH adaptation of Gerald Durrell's memoir offers the most lovable family of bona fide eccentrics that's been brought to film.

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There are very few movies that I cannot even force myself to sit through, but sadly, My Family and Other Animals is one of them. It is just.... awful. Every… More