The Golden Compass

There are worlds beyond our own — the compass will show the way.


The Golden Compass
This eye candy revolves around the story of a young girl, who travels to the north pole to save a friend. She has the Golden Compass to help guide her, but it shows truth, not direction. She's looking for a magical Dust at the north pole, but there are many opponents and friends along the way, including the friendly polar bears. The film is based on the first book in a famous children's trilogy.

112 minutes.
Parental Guidance (Violence).
Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Thriller.

Showtimes

Roof walk? Cake walk!
Roof walk? Cake walk!

Credits

Cast
Nicole Kidman, Daniel Craig, Dakota Blue Richards, Ben Walker, Eva Green, Jim Carter
Director
Chris Weitz
ScreenplayChris Weitz, from the novel by Philip Pullman
MusicAlexandre Desplat
CinematographyHenry Braham
EditingAnne V. Coates, Peter Honess, Kevin Trent
Sound formatsDolby Digital, Sony Dynamic Digital Sound, DTS
SoundtrackAvailable
SA distributorNu Metro
Made in2007
Produced byNew Line Cinema, Scholastic Productions, Depth of Field, Ingenious Film Partners, Rhythm and Hues

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Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Theresa Smith quote iconLittle Lyra's big adventure.
10
Die Burger
Laetitia Pople
10
Cape Times
Kirk Honeycutt quote iconAll signs point to movie escapism.
10
iAfrica.com
Melanie Daly quote iconIt's good — even great — fantasy. It's fun, adventurous and magical, but only if taken with a healthy dose of reality.
15
The Citizen
Annette Bayne quote iconFirst film sets a good foundation for rest of a planned trilogy.
14
Sunday Times
Barry Ronge quote iconExceptional fantasy epic.
15
Metacritic.com
6 critics
10
Rottentomatoes critics
31 critics
10
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer
8

What the People say

Internet
1134 Netizens quote iconSomewhat of a let-down.
14

Average .. 58%

12




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