GenreAnimation, Comedy Music directorJacob Groth CountryUnited Kingdom
Karsten Kiilerich Release date10 September 2006 (Canada)
8 February 2008 (United Kingdom) WriterHans Christian Andersen (fairytale), Michael Hegner (story), Mark Hodkinson (screenplay), Mark Hodkinson (story), Karsten Kiilerich (story) DirectorsMichael Hegner, Karsten Kiilerich CastPaul Tylak, Keremcem, Kim Larney, Anna Nugent Similar moviesAladdin, Beetlejuice, The Peanuts Movie, Jamon Jamon, Cars 2, Corpse Bride
The Ugly Duckling and Me! is a 2006 animated film which won an award at the China International Cartoon and Digital Art Festival. Intended for a family audience, it is a modern adaptation of The Ugly Duckling by Hans Christian Andersen. It was directed by Michael Hegner and Karsten Kiilerich. The Yorkshire Post described it as a "feel good" film for family audiences.
The film is based on a television series of the same name. The series chronicles the adventures of a swan named Ugly and his adoptive father, a rat named Ratso.