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Author Cornelia Funke's best-selling children's novel comes to vivid life on the big screen with this family-friendly tale about a bookbinder whose storytelling skills possess the curious power to transport the characters he speaks about into the real world. When a nefarious villain from a bedtime story that the father is currently reading to his daughter emerges to kidnap the stunned storyteller, it's up to the young girl and her adventurous friends -- both real and imaginary -- to bring dad back home and close the book on the dreaded fiend once and for all. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

  • Release date:January 23, 2009

Cast

Brendan Fraser
as Mortimer "Mo" Folchart
Paul Bettany
as Dustfinger
Jim Broadbent
as Fenoglio
Helen Mirren
as Elinor
Andy Serkis
as Capricorn
Eliza Bennett
as Meggie Folchart
Sienna Guillory
as Resa
Rafi Gavron
as Farid
Jennifer Connelly
as Roxanne
Matt King
as Cockerell
Steven Speirs
as Flatnose
Tereza Srbova
as Rapunzel
Stephen Graham
as Fulvio
Richard Strange
as Bookshop Proprietor
Jamie Foreman
as Basta
John Thomson
as Darius
Mirabel O'Keefe
as Young Meggie
Lesley Sharp
as Mortola
Jessie Cave
as Nymph
Roger Allam
as Narrator
Mamix Van Den Broeke
as The Shadow

Crew

Iain Softley
Director
Iain Softley
Producer
Cornelia Funke
Producer
Diana Pokorny
Producer
David Lindsay-Abaire
Screenwriter
Cornelia Funke
Book Author
Roger Pratt
Cinematographer
Javier Navarrete
Composer (Music Score)
Martin Walsh
Editor
John Beard
Production Designer
Dimitri Capuani
Art Director
Stuart Rose
Art Director
Rod McLean
Art Director
Andrea Faini
Art Director
Andrew Licht
Executive Producer
Toby Emmerich
Executive Producer
Mark Ordesky
Executive Producer
Ileen Maisel
Executive Producer
Niamh Coulter
Set Decorator
Federica Sasso
Set Decorator
Jon Olive
Sound/Sound Designer
Alisa Berk
Choreography
Massimo Iacobis
Production Manager
John Hubbard
Casting
John Casali
Sound Mixer
David Stephenson
Sound Mixer
Dan Hubbard
Casting
Emily Glatter
Supervising Production Coordinator
Simon Crook
Location Manager
Paul Corbould
Special Effects Supervisor
Jenny Shircore
Hair Styles
Jenny Shircore
Makeup
Ute Leonhardt
Line Producer
Jeanette Haley
Post Production Supervisor
Andrea Alunni
Location Manager
Bill Darby
Location Manager
Teresa Darby
Location Manager
Angus Bickerton
Visual Effects Supervisor
Sara Romilly
Post Production Supervisor
Charlotte Finlay
Costumes Supervisor
Angus More Gordon
Unit Production Manager
Tim Cavagin
Re-Recording Mixer
Crystal Dowd
Visual Effects Producer
Lara Dall'Antonia
Production Coordinator
Jason McCameron
Special Effects Supervisor
Ian Corbould
Special Effects Supervisor
Steve Single
Re-Recording Mixer
Theresa Edinger
Production Accountant
Clarissa Newman
Production Coordinator
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