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
- Uniform Title:
- Golden compass (Motion picture)
- [Burbank, Calif.] : New Line Home Entertainment, 
- Copyright Date:
- Physical Description:
- 1 videodisc (approximately 113 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
- Additional Creators:
- Forte, Deborah
Carraro, William C.
Weitz, Chris, 1969-
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-
New Line Cinema Corporation
Ingenious Film Partners (Firm)
Depth of Field (Firm)
New Line Home Entertainment (Firm)
- Language Note:
- English dialogue, English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
- 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.
- Audience Notes:
- MPAA rating: PG-13; sequences of fantasy violence.
- Based on the book "Northern lights" by Philip Pullman.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2007.
- Creation/Production Credits Note:
- 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.
- Participant/Performer Note:
- 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.
- Technical Details:
- 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.
- Academy award winner for achievement in visual effects, 2008.
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