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Strings (2004)

Rating:PG
Genre:Drama, SciFi/Fantasy
Release Date:September 30, 2004
Running time:88 minutes
Cast:James McAvoy, Catherine McCormack, Julian Glover, Derek Jacobi, Ian Hart
Director:Anders Ronnow-Klarlund
Producer:Niels Bald, Mike Downey, Sam Taylor
Writer:Anders Ronnow-Klarlund, Naja Marie Aidt
Distributor:SF Film A/S

Description: In a fairy tale land, living puppets jostle for control of the kingdom after a monarch's death. Old emperor Hebelon commits suicide so son Hal can ascend to the throne. But Hal's scheming uncle Nezo and his henchman tell Hal his father has been killed by the Zeriths, nomadic warriors who had their homeland usurped by the denizens of Hebelon, in order to send him on a suicide mission to avenge his dad, leaving Nezo clear to take the throne. All the while, the timber-and-stone race acknowledge the ropes leading out of their bodies into infinity and carve their children out of wood.

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