• 2008
  • Germany / UK / US
  • 1h 46min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Iain Softley
  • Cast: Brendan Fraser, Eliza Bennett, Paul Bettany, Helen Mirren, Rafi Gavron, Andy Serkis, Jim Broadbent, Sienna Guillory
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Iain Softley's long-shelved adaptation of Cornelia Funke's children's novel sees Fraser plays Mo Flockart, aka Silvertongue, blessed with the magical ability to bring stories to life by reading them aloud. With daughter Meggie (Bennett) in tow, Mo traverses Europe in search of 'Inkheart', an ultra-rare book. An illiterate and exhausting experience for all ages.

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11 Dec 20081 star

(PG) 106min Christmas may not have been cancelled, but the withdrawal of the latest Harry Potter instalment left a gaping hole in the festive cinema schedules, with Iain Backbeat Softley’s long-shelved adaptation of Cornelia Funke’s children’s novel…

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