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His Dark Materials 1: The Golden Compass, Northern Lights

RR Watch: His Dark Materials 1: The Golden Compass, Northern Lights

Synopsis: Lyra Belacqua is an orphan who lives happily in Jordan College, Oxford, playing with local boys and terrorizing the professors. However, when Lyra overhears scholars discussing a plot against her uncle, Lord Asriel, centering around a mysterious substance called Dust, her curiosity is roused. Soon Lyra is in over her head as she uncovers a frightening plot and a whole new world of possibilities.

The Golden Compass is written by Tom Stoppard, based on Philip Pullman’s novel, directed by Chris Weitz, and stars Dakota Blue Richards, Nicole Kidman, Eva Green, Daniel Craig and Nonso Anozie.