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The Golden Compass
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(out of 5 stars)
3 Stars
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Primary Location: First Saw: Digitally Saw at/with: Suzy and Hanna
Rating: PG-13 Year: 2007 Category: Drama Fantasy Action
Director: Chris Weitz Time: 113 min. Writer: Chris Weitz & Philip Pullman

Reviews
Mine: Enjoyable enough as a bit of action and pretty storytelling. I have not read the books, but still I thought that something was missing. It could have been longer and spent some more time fleshing out the mythology and characters. I should have seen this in the theater, as the spectacle is lost on the small screen.
Leonard Maltin/Plot synopsis: In a parallel universe, young Lyra Belacqua journeys to the far North to save her best friend and other kidnapped children from terrible experiments by a mysterious organization.
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Cast
Nicole Kidman Nicole Kidman as:
Marisa Coulter
Daniel Craig Daniel Craig as:
Lord Asriel
Dakota Blue Richards as:
Myra Belacqua
Ben Walker as:
Roger
Freddie Highmore Freddie Highmore as:
Pantalaimon
Ian McKellen Ian McKellen as:
Iorek Bymison
Sam Elliott Sam Elliott as:
Lee Scoresby
Christopher Lee Christopher Lee as:
First High Councilor
Kathy Bates Kathy Bates as:
Hester
Derek Jacobi as:
Magisterial Emissary
Kristen Scott Thomas as:
Stelmaria
Tom Courtenay as:
Farder Coram