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|Named Person:||Holly Black; Tony DiTerlizzi|
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Mark S Waters; Karey Kirkpatrick; David Berenbaum; John Sayles; Mark Canton; Larry J Franco; Ellen Goldsmith-Vein; Julia Pistor; Tony DiTerlizzi; Holly Black; Caleb Deschanel; Freddie Highmore; Mary-Louise Parker; Nick Nolte; Sarah Bolger; Andrew McCarthy; Joan Plowright; David Strathairn; Seth Rogen; Martin Short; James Bissell; Michael Kahn; Joanna Johnston; Odette Gadoury; James Horner; Paramount Pictures Corporation.; Nickelodeon Movies.; Kennedy/Marshall Company.; Industrial Light and Magic (Studio); Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
|Language Note:||In English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.|
|Notes:||Based on the book by Tony DiTerlizzi and Holly Black.
DVD release of the 2008 motion picture.
Special features: "Spiderwick: it's all true!" featurette; "It's a Spiderwick world!" featurette; "Arthur Spiderwick's field guide" with optional in-movie mode.
|Credits:||Production designer, James Bissell ; edited by Michael Kahn ; director of photography, Caleb Deschanel ; co-producers, Tom Peitzman, Steve Barnett, Julie Kane-Ritsch ; costumes designed by Joanna Johnston and Odette Gadoury ; visual effects supervisors, Tim Alexander, Pablo Helman ; creature supervisor, Phil Tippett ; music composed by James Horner ; special effects by Industrial Light and Magic ; special effects supervisors, Michael Lantieri, Louis Craig.|
|Cast:||Freddie Highmore, Mary-Louise Parker, Nick Nolte, Sarah Bolger, Andrew McCarthy, Joan Plowright, David Strathairn, Seth Rogen, Martin Short.|
|Target Audience:||MPAA rating: PG; for scary creature action and violence, peril, and some thematic elements.|
|Description:||1 videodisc (101 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Details:||DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.|
|Other Titles:||Spiderwick chronicles (Motion picture)|
|Responsibility:||Paramount Pictures ; Nickelodeon Movies ; directed by Mark Waters ; screenplay by Karey Kirkpatrick and David Berenbaum and John Sayles ; produced by Mark Canton, Larry Franco, Ellen Goldsmith-Vein, Karey Kirkpatrick ; executive producers, Julia Pistor, Tony DiTerlizzi, Holly Black ; a Kenedy/Marshall production ; a Mark Canton production.|
The moment the Grace family moves into the dilapidated Spiderwick Estate, strange things begin to happen. Jared, a curious, adventurous boy, quickly seeks out and finds the hidden laboratory of his great great uncle Arthur Spiderwick. He unleashes a mysterious force when he locates a field guide full of the secrets of the magical creatures that inhabit the forest surrounding the mansion. His twin brother Simon is calm and reserved but is rapidly drawn into the fantastical world of fairies and goblins. Older sister Mallory and their mom are harder to convince, but after the almighty and ruthless ogre leader Mulgarath begins to attack the home, the entire family must band together to combat the hordes of goblins and creatures that lurk just outside.
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