The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

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Genre:  Family, Sci-Fi/Fantasy
Running Time:  140 min.
Release Date: December 9, 2005
DVD: April 4, 2006

Current rating: Rating: 4.58
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Cast: Tilda Swinton, Georgie Henley, Skandar Keynes, Anna Popplewell, William Moseley, James McAvoy, Jim Broadbent, James Cosmo, Liam Neeson, Ray Winstone, Dawn French, Rupert Everett

Synopsis

In World War II England, the four Pevensie siblings -- Lucy, Edmund, Susan and Peter -- enter the world of Narnia through a magical wardrobe while playing a game of 'hide-and-seek' in the rural country home of an elderly professor. Once there, the children discover a charming, peaceful land inhabited by talking beasts, dwarfs, fauns, centaurs and giants that has become a world cursed to eternal winter by the evil White Witch, Jadis.

Under the guidance of a noble and mystical ruler, the lion Aslan, the children fight to overcome the White Witch's powerful hold over Narnia.

Based on C.S. Lewis' beloved literary classic.

Director: Andrew Adamson
Studio: Walt Disney Pictures
Producer(s): Mark Johnson, Philip Steuer
Screenplay: Ann Peacock, Andrew Adamson, Christopher Markus, Stephen McFeely
Official Site: www.narnia.com/movie/