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Inkheart

Rating:PG (for fantasy adventure action, some scary moments and brief language)
Genre:Action/Adventure, Family, SciFi/Fantasy
Release Date:January 23, 2009
Running time:106 minutes
Cast:Brendan Fraser, Paul Bettany, Helen Mirren, Jim Broadbent, Andy Serkis
Director:Iain Softley
Producer:Iain Softley, Diana Pokorny, Cornelia Funke, Barry Mendel
Writer:David Lindsay-Abaire, Cornelia Funke
Distributor:Warner Bros. Pictures/New Line Cinema

Description: Mortimer "Mo" Folchart and his 12-year-old daughter, Meggie, share an extraordinary gift for bringing characters from books to life when they read aloud. But there is a danger: when a character is brought to life from a book, a real person disappears into its pages. On one of their trips to a secondhand book shop, Mo locates a book he's been searching for since Meggie was three years old, when her mother, Resa, vanished into its mystical world. But Mo's plan to use the book to find and rescue Resa is thwarted when Capricorn, the evil villain of "Inkheart," kidnaps Meggie and, discovering she has inherited her father's gift, demands that she bring to life his most powerful ally, the Shadow. Determined to rescue his daughter and send the fictional characters back where they belong, Mo assembles a small group of friends and family--some from the real world, some from the pages of books--and embarks on a daring and perilous journey to set things right.

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