The Golden Compass

Tag: Movie

Title: The Golden Compass
AKA: The Golden Compass
Year: 2007
Character: First High Councilor
Director: Chris Weitz
Cameraman: Henry Braham
Screenplay: Chris Weitz, Philip Pullman
Runtime: 113
Country: USA | UK
Genre: Adventure | Family | Fantasy
Studio: New Line Cinema, Ingenious Film Partners, Scholastic Productions, Depth of Field, Rhythm and Hues
Classification: PG-13
Notes:

Language: English | Icelandic | Russian | French
Audio: Dolby Digital  | SDDS  | DTS
Colour: Color
Tagline: "It is the Alethiometer. It tells the truth. As for how to read it, you'll have to learn by yourself."
There are worlds beyond our own - the compass will show the way.

 

Plot:

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.

Cast:

Nicole Kidman as Marisa Coulter
Daniel Craig as Lord Asriel
Dakota Blue Richards as Lyra 'Silvertongue' Belacqua
Ben Walker as Roger
Freddie Highmore as Pantalaimon (voice)
Ian McKellen as Iorek Byrnison (voice)
Eva Green as Serafina Pekkala
Jim Carter as John Faa
Tom Courtenay as Farder Coram
Ian McShane as Ragnar Sturlusson (voice)
Sam Elliott as Lee Scoresby
Christopher Lee as First High Councilor
Kristin Scott Thomas as Stelmaria (voice)
Edward de Souza as Second High Councilor
Kathy Bates as Hester (voice)
Simon McBurney as Fra Pavel
Jack Shepherd as Master
Magda Szubanski as Mrs. Lonsdale
Derek Jacobi as Magisterial Emissary
Clare Higgins as Ma Costa
Charlie Rowe as Billy Costa
Steven Loton as Tony Costa
Michael Antoniou as Kerim Costa
Mark Mottram as Jaxer Costa
Paul Antony-Barber as Bolvangar Doctor
Jason Watkins as Bolvangar Official
Jody Halse as Bolvangar Orderly
Hattie Morahan as Sister Clara
John Bett as Thorold
John Franklyn-Robbins as Librarian
Jonathan Laury as Younger Fellow
Tommy Luther as Jacob Huismans / Daemon Puppeteer
James Rawlings as Passing Scholar
Joao de Sousa as Hunt
Habib Nasib Nader as Ragnar
Theo Fraser Steele as Magisterial Officer
Bill Hurst as Police Captain
Elliot Cowan as Commanding Officer
Sam Hoare as Second-in-Command
Thomas Arnold as Gobbler
David Garrick as Gobbler
Brian Nickels as Gobbler
Gary Kane as Gobbler
Alfred Harmsworth as Gyptian Kid
Charles Evanson as Gyptian Chief
Patrick Cleary as Gyptian Chief
Tarek Khalil as Gyptian Chief
Madrios Ohannessian as Gyptian Chief
Sandra Wolfe as Gyptian Chief
Hewson Osbourne as Fellow
Albert Kendrick as Fellow
John Cartier as Fellow
Chris Abbott as Fellow
Alexander Mercury as Tartar Officer (as Alex Terentyev)
David Forman as Samoyed Kidnapper rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Martin Ballantyne as Trollesunt (uncredited)
Tom Barker as Gyptian Child (uncredited)
Clive Elkington as Student (uncredited)
Tim Glanfield as Magisterial Guard (uncredited)
Forbes KB as Tartar Guard (uncredited)
Pamela Kempthorne as Gyptian (uncredited)
David Roker as Magesterial Official (uncredited)
John Snowden as Trollesunt Fishmonger (uncredited)
Helen Soraya as Witch (uncredited)
Harry Taylor as Ship's Captain (uncredited)
J.P. Turner as Trollesundian (uncredited)
John Warman as Magisterial Guard (uncredited)
Spencer Wilding as Giant Egyptian (uncredited)
Chris Wilson as Magisterial Guard (uncredited)
Liang Yang as Samoyed Kidnapper (uncredited)

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