An OK fantasy flick with good performances that completely butchered its source material.
A really good fairy tale style film. It's more of a kids film but adults can enjoy it too.
almost 2 years
With the ability to bring any literary work to life, there's a lot of missed opportunities
over 4 years
enjoyable, light, fun kids movie. Reminded me movies like Willow. Want to read the book
Neat concept, poor follow through.
'if you don't stop shakin' I'll stick you with a pin' ~ it's all about books
Inkheart is a 2008 fantasy film directed by Iain Softley and starring Brendan Fraser, Eliza Bennett, Paul Bettany, Helen Mirren, Andy Serkis and Jim Broadbent. It is based on the novel with the same name by Cornelia Funke. The film was released on 12 December 2008 in the UK and 23 January 2009 in the US.
The story begins with Mortimer Folchart (Brendan Fraser) and his wife, Resa (Sienna Guillory) reading the fairy tale "Little Red Riding Hood" to their baby daughter Meggie. As Mo reads the story, a red velvet hood appears as a narrator explains that people known as "Silver Tongues" are born with the gift that whenever they read a story out loud, the story becomes real, and that some of the gifted people are completely unaware of their power.
12 years later, Mortimer and Meggie (Eliza Bennett) are in the European countrysides looking for a book. Mo has learned of his gifts, and nine years prior, Resa had vanished, much to the distress of her extended family. Hearing the calling of...