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Title:
The golden compass
Author:
Pullman, Philip, 1946-
Edition:
Fullscreen.
Publication Information:
Burbank, CA : New Line Home Entertainment, [2008]
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (approximately 113 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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.
General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 2007.

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

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Language:
English
Reading Level:
MPAA rating: PG-13; sequences of fantasy violence.
ISBN:
9780780680173
UPC:
794043120015

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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