Release date: Friday January 23, 2009
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Director: Iain Softley
Studio: Alliance Films
Screenplay: David Lindsay-Abaire
Producer(s): Barry Mendel, Cornelia Funke, Diane Pokorny, Iain Softley
Cast: Brendan Fraser, Helen Mirren, Paul Bettany, Andy Serkis, Jim Broadbent, Eliza Bennett
Official Site: inkheartmovie.com
Rating: PG fantasy adventure action, some scary moments and brief language.
Available film art: Inkheart movie posters
Mo Folchart (Fraiser) drags his daughter Meggie (Bennet) all around the world. At the last home, an old enigmatic acquaintence of Mo’s shows up named Dustfinger (Bettany). All of a sudden the next morning Mo packs up and leaves with Meggie without telling her what is going on. They travel to Meggie’s Great Aunt Eleanor’s (Mirren) house to stay at. Then one night a bunch of thugs arrive at the ohouse and kidnap Mo to take him to see Capricorn (Serkis), a cruel and evil dictator. Meggie soon finds out that Mo has the ability to read characters out of books. The only drawback is that when he brings something out of a story, something must go back in to replace it. this is how maggie lost her mother Theresa (guillory) and Capricorn and Dustfinger are characters from a book called Inkheart. Determined to get Mo back, Meggie sets out with Eleanor to Capricorn’s village. However, in short of arriving there, both women are also abducted and locked up with Mo. Dustfinger soon comes to the rescue and smuggles them out with a boy who also came out of a book named Farid (Gavron). Now the Group of them must find away to get another copy of Inkheart to send Capricorn and his thieves back into it’s pages.
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