Plot Summary: The first installment in the "His Dark Materials" trilogy, based on the Philip Pullman fantasy trilogy, The Golden Compass is about a girl who travels to the far north to save her best friend, encountering shape-shifting creatures, witches and other fantastical characters along the way. In the second and third books, the action moves between parallel universes as the girl meets a boy from our world and they join forces to overthrow the repressive authority that rules everything.
December 7th, 2007 (wide)
April 29th, 2008 (DVD)
New Line Cinema
Nicole Kidman, Dakota Blue Richards, Sam Elliott, Eva Green, Tom Courtenay, Ben Walker, Adam Godley, Simon McBurney, Nonso Anozie, Jim Carter, Clare Higgins, Jack Shepherd, Magda Szubanski, Ian McShane, Daniel Craig, Freddie Highmore
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Action & Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
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Rated PG-13 for sequences of fantasy violence.
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