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The golden compass  Cover Image DVD DVD

The golden compass / 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.

Summary

Summary:

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.

Item details

  • ISBN: 0780680170
  • ISBN: 9780780680173
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 113 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Fullscreen.
  • Publisher: [Los Angeles, CA] : New Line Home Entertainment, [2008]

Contents / Notes

General Note:
Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2007.
Based on the book "Northern lights" by Philip Pullman.
Full screen 1.33:1.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
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.
Participant or Performer Note:
Nicole Kidman, Sam Elliott, Eva Green, Ian McKellen, Ian McShane, Freddie Highmore, Kathy Bates, Kristin Scott Thomas, Daniel Craig.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG-13; for sequences of fantasy violence.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, full screen presentation; DTS-ES 6.1 discrete surround, Dolby Digital 5.1 EX surround, Dolby Digital stereo. surround.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
This DVD is copy protected and may be played only on licensed devices.
Language Note:
English dialogue, with optional English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Awards Note:
Academy Awards, 2008: Best Achievement in Visual Effects (Fink and 3 others)
Subject: Pullman, Philip, 1946- > Film adaptations.
Compass > Drama.
Witches > Drama.
Alliances > Drama.
Human experimentation in psychology > Drama.
Action and adventure films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Witches > Drama.
Fantasy > Feature.
Brújula > Teatro.
Brujos > Teatro.
Pullman, Philip, 1946-
Action and adventure films.
Alliances.
Compass.
Human experimentation in psychology.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Witches.
Compass > Drama.
Witches > Drama.
Alliances > Drama.
Human experimentation in psychology > Drama.
Compass > Drama.
Witches > Drama.
Alliances > Drama.
Human experimentation in psychology > Drama.
Genre: Thrillers (Motion pictures, television, etc.)
Feature films.
Fantasy films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Fiction films.
Action and adventure films.
Drama.
Fantasy films.
Feature films.
Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Fantasy films.
Adventure films.
Suspense films.
Feature films.
Fantasy films.
Action and adventure films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Fantasy > Feature.
Adventure > Feature.
Thriller > Feature.
Family > Feature.

Currently available copies

  • 31 / 34 copies available at PINES (Show)
  • 2 / 2 copies available at Athens Regional Library System

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