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Roald Dahl's Esio Trot (2015)

PG 01/02/2015 (DE) RomanceComedy 1h 27m

A retired bachelor has a thing for his neighbor who only shows affection to her pet tortoise.

Overview

Mr. Hoppy is a shy old man who lives alone in an apartment building. For many years, he has been secretly in love with Mrs. Silver, a woman who lives below him. Mr. Hoppy frequently leans over his balcony and exchanges polite conversation with Mrs. Silver, but he is too shy to disclose how he feels. Mr. Hoppy longs to express his feelings to Mrs. Silver, but he can never bring his lips to form the words. Mrs. Silver has a small pet tortoise, Alfie, whom she loves very much. One morning, Mrs. Silver mentions to Mr. Hoppy that even though she has had Alfie for many years, her pet has only grown a tiny bit and has gained only 3 ounces in weight. She confesses that she wishes she knew of some way to make her little Alfie grown into a larger, more dignified tortoise. Mr. Hoppy suddenly thinks of a way to give Mrs. Silver her wish and win her affection.

  1. Dearbhla Walsh

    Director

  2. Roald Dahl

    Novel

  3. Paul Mayhew-Archer

    Writer

  4. Richard Curtis

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. James Corden

    James Corden

    Narrator

  2. Dustin Hoffman

    Dustin Hoffman

    Mr. Hoppy

  3. Judi Dench

    Judi Dench

    Mrs. Silver

  4. Salo Gardner

    Salo Gardner

    Mr Mavrokoukoudopolous

  5. Lara Rossi

    Lara Rossi

    Puppy Boy Mother

  6. Jimmy Akingbola

    Jimmy Akingbola

    Keen Petshop Keeper

  7. Katie Lyons

    Katie Lyons

    Philip's Mother

  8. Pixie Davies

    Pixie Davies

    Roberta

  9. Richard Cordery

    Richard Cordery

    Mr. Pringle

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Roald Dahl's Esio Trot
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