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The golden compass
Forte, Deborah.
Publication Information:
Burbank, CA : New Line Home Entertainment, [2008]
Physical Description:
2 Blu-ray Discs (approximately 113 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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.
General Note:
Title from container.

Based on the book "Northern lights" by Philip Pullman.

Originally released as a motion picture in 2007.

Special features: Disc 1: Audio commentary by writer/director Chris Weitz ; Disc 2: 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 finding Lyra Belacqua, the costumes, the music, the production design, the launch; Lyra's world: go deep into an amazing world of armored bears, daemons and the alethiometer.

New Line Home Entertainment: 2000002439 (on container: 1000038168).

Reading Level:
MPAA rating: PG-13; sequences of fantasy violence.