The golden compass
|Language and/or Subtitles:||English|
|Availability:||Available at 4 Libraries 4 of 5 copies|
A young girl embarks on a perilous journey to rescue her best friend and fight the forces of darkness in director Chris Weitz's adaptation of the first installment of author Philip Pullman's best-selling fantasy trilogy. Screen newcomer Dakota Blue Richards stars as young heroine Lyra Belacqua, Casino Royale star Daniel Craig appears as Lyra's ruthless adventurer uncle, Lord Asriel, and Nicole Kidman assumes the glamorous guise of the villainous Mrs. Coulter. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi
|Series||New Line platinum series.|
Witches -- Drama.
Alliances -- Drama.
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Action and adventure films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
|Publisher|| Burbank, CA :New Line Home Entertainment :2008
Warner Home Video [distributor],
|Edition||New Line 2-disc platinum series.|
|Other Titles|| Northern lights.
Carraro, William C.
Weitz, Chris, 1969-
Richards, Dakota Blue.
Kidman, Nicole, 1967-
Elliott, Sam, 1944-
Green, Eva, 1980-
McShane, Ian, 1942-
Highmore, Freddie, 1992-
Bates, Kathy, 1948-
Scott-Thomas, Kristin, 1960-
Craig, Daniel, 1968-
Pullman, Philip, 1946- Northern lights.
New Line Cinema Corporation.
Ingenious Film Partners (Firm)
Depth of Field (Firm)
New Line Home Entertainment (Firm)
Warner Home Video (Firm)
Dakota Blue Richards, Nicole Kidman, Sam Elliott, Eva Green, Ian McKellen, Ian McShane, Freddie Highmore, Kathy Bates, Kristin Scott Thomas, Daniel Craig.
Director of photography, Henry Braham ; editors, Peter Hones, Anne V. Coates ; music, Alexandre Desplat ; costume designer, Ruth Myers ; production designer, Dennis Gassner ; senior visual effects supervisor, Michael Fink.
MPAA rating: PG-13; sequences of fantasy violence.
English dialogue, English or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Title from container.
Based on the book "Northern lights" by Philip Pullman.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2007.
This disc supports parental lock.
Special features: Origins: inside the award-winning novel and its journey to the screen; Behind-the-scenes: an in-depth look at the production and casting, including the search for Lyra; Lyra's world: go deep into an amazing world of armored bears, daemons and the alethiometer.
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 EX surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo. surround, DVD-9.
2 videodiscs (113 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.