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The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus

Rating:PG-13 (for violent images, some sensuality, language and smoking)
Genre:Action/Adventure, SciFi/Fantasy
Release Date:December 25, 2009
Running time:122 minutes
Cast:Heath Ledger, Johnny Depp, Colin Farrell, Jude Law, Christopher Plummer
Director:Terry Gilliam
Producer:Amy Gilliam
Writer:Terry Gilliam, Charles McKeown
Distributor:Sony Pictures Classics

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Description: "The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus" is a fantastical morality tale, set in the present-day. It tells the story of Dr. Parnassus and his 'Imaginarium', a traveling show where members of the audience get opportunity to choose between light and joy or darkness and gloom. Blessed with the extraordinary gift of guiding the imaginations of others, Doctor Parnassus is cursed with a dark secret. An inveterate gambler, thousands of years ago he made a bet with the devil, Mr. Nick, in which he won immortality. Centuries later, on meeting his one true love, Dr. Parnassus made another deal with the devil, trading his immortality for youth, on condition that when his daughter reached her 16th birthday, she would become the property of Mr Nick.

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