The golden compass [videorecording] / New Line Cinema presents in association with Ingenious Film Partners, a Scholastic production, a Depth of Field production ; produced by Deborah Forte, Bill Carraro ; screenplay by Chris Weitz ; directed by Chris Weitz.
Contributor(s): Forte, Deborah | Carraro, William C | Weitz, Chris | Kidman, Nicole | Elliott, Sam | Green, Eva | McKellen, Ian | McShane, Ian | Highmore, Freddie | Bates, Kathy | Scott-Thomas, Kristin | Craig, Daniel | Pullman, Philip. Northern lights | New Line Cinema Corporation | Ingenious Film Partners (Firm) | Scholastic Inc | Depth of Field (Firm) | New Line Home Entertainment (Firm).Material type: Visual materialPublisher: [Burbank, Calif.] : New Line Home Entertainment, c2008Edition: Widescreen.Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 113 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.ISBN: 0780680162; 9780780680166.Uniform titles: Golden compass (Motion picture) Subject(s): Compass -- Drama | Witches -- Drama | Alliances -- Drama | Human experimentation in psychology -- DramaGenre/Form: Fantasy films.DDC classification: 791.43/72
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Based on the book "Northern lights" by Philip Pullman.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2007.
Director of photography, Henry Braham ; editors, Peter Honess, Anne V. Coates, Kevin Tent ; music by Alexandre Desplat ; costume designer, Ruth Myers ; production designer, Dennis Gassner ; visual effects producer, Susan MacLeod.
Nicole Kidman, Dakota Blue Richards, Sam Elliott, Eva Green, Christopher Lee, Tom Courtenay, Derek Jacobi, Daniel Craig.
Voices: Ian McKellen, Ian McShane, Freddie Highmore, Kathy Bates, Kristin Scott Thomas.
In a wondrous parallel world where witches soar the skies and Ice Bears rule the frozen North, one special girl is destined to hold the fate of the universe in her hands. When Lyra Belacqua becomes the keeper of the Golden Compass, she discovers that her world and all those beyond are threatened by the secret plans of Ms. Coulter. With the help of Lord Asriel and a group of unlikely allies ready to stand at her side, Lyra embarks on an extraordinary quest that celebrates friendship and courage against all odds.
MPAA rating: PG-13; sequences of fantasy violence.
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; DTS-ES 6.1 discrete surround, Dolby Digital 5.1 EX surround, Dolby Digital stereo. surround, DVD-9.
This DVD is copy protected and may be played only on licensed devices.
English dialogue, English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Academy award winner for achievement in visual effects, 2008.
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