Burbank, CA : New Line Home Entertainment : Warner Home Video [distributor, 2008]
New Line 2-disc platinum series.
2 videodiscs (113 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
New Line platinum series ; widescreen version.
DVD; Dolby Digital 5.1 EX surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo. surround, DVD-9.
In English, with optional subtitles in English or Spanish.
Nicole Kidman, Sam Elliott, Eva Green, Ian McKellen, Ian McShane, Freddie Highmore, Kathy Bates, Kristin Scott Thomas, Daniel Craig.
Producers, Deborah Forte, Bill Carraro ; screenplay, Chris Weitz ; director, Chris Weitz ; director of photography, Henry Braham ; editors, Peter Hones, Anne V. Coates ; music, Alexandre Desplat.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2007.
Based on the book "Northern lights" by Philip Pullman.
MPAA rating: PG-13; for sequences of fantasy violence.
In a wondrous parallel world where witches soar the skies and Ice Bears rule the frozen North, one special girl is destined to hold the fate of the universe in her hands. When Lyra Belacqua becomes the keeper of the Golden Compass, she discovers that her world and all those beyond are threatened by the secret plans of Ms. Coulter. With the help of Lord Asriel and a group of unlikely allies ready to stand at her side, Lyra embarks on an extraordinary quest that celebrates friendship and courage against all odds.
Special features: Origins: inside the award-winning novel and its journey to the screen; behind-the-scenes: an in-depth look at the production and casting, including the search for Lyra; Lyra's world: go deep into an amazing world of armored bears, daemons and the alethiometer.
1000038168 New Line Home Entertainment