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'Watership Down' Review: Rabbits Run Rampant In Rousing Reinterpretation

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“In the beginning, the great Frith made the world…”

It seems somewhat of an accidental tradition that every two decades or so, a new adaptation of Richard Adams‘ beloved novel Watership Down is unleashed upon us. Begun as improvised stories to tell his children during long car journeys, the immortal tale of a group of rabbits trying to find a new home amidst dangers from man and other murderous creatures was first adapted for the big screen in 1978 with a television series following in 1999. This new computer-generated miniseries is a co-production between Netflix and the BBC and is separated into four episodes: “The Journey,” “The Raid,” “The Escape,” and “The Siege.”

Like the 1978 film, the show features an all-star mainly British voice cast including…

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