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


This epic battle of good versus evil set in charming, once-peaceful Narnia faithfully adapts C.S. Lewis's timeless novel and shares its powerful story with remarkable performances and dazzling special effects.
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This epic battle of good versus evil set in charming, once-peaceful Narnia faithfully adapts C.S. Lewis's timeless novel and shares its powerful story with remarkable performances and dazzling special effects.
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Editorial Reviews

Barnes & Noble - Donald Liebenson
There is a magical Oz-like moment near the beginning of The Chronicles of Narnia when Lucy Pevensie Georgie Henley, the youngest of four siblings evacuated from war-torn London to a house in the country, enters a wardrobe during a game of hide-and-seek and exits out the back into a winter wonderland. According to "The Children's Magical Journey," just one of the items that comprise the ten hours of bonus features on this two-disc edition, this effect was delightfully achieved by blindfolding the actress until the cameras rolled, so that she got her first glimpse of the Narnia backwoods at the same time her character did. Actually, "wonderland" might be overstating things. There are enchanted fauns and accommodating talking beavers wittily voiced by Ray Winstone and Dawn French, as well as the noble lion Aslan regally voiced by Liam Neeson. But there are also menacing wolves, an army of hideous creatures, and the very evil White Witch Tilda Swinton in a performance that is the stuff of nightmares. The White Witch dominates Narnia and intends to use Lucy's sullen brother Edmund Skandar Keynes in a plot against Aslan, who stands in the way of her absolute rule. The Pevensie children, including eldest brother Peter William Moseley and older sister Susan Anna Popplewell, are a believable quartet, which is essential given the fantasy trappings that surround them. The four must learn to stop bickering long enough fulfill the heroic destiny put upon them by Narnia's talking critters. Winner of the Academy Award for Best Makeup, Narnia is more family friendly than the Lord of the Rings films, and the players in its good-vs.-evil battle are more clearly defined. Still, with intense battle scenes, menacing encounters with the witch and her minions, and the seemingly fatal injuries suffered by major characters, it seems that the film pushes its PG rating to the limits.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 12/16/2008
  • EAN: 8717418166755
  • Source: Imports
  • Region Code: 2
  • Format: Blu-ray

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Georgie Henley Lucy Pevensie
Skandar Keynes Edmund Pevensie
William Moseley Peter Pevensie
Anna Popplewell Susan Pevensie
Tilda Swinton Jadis, the White Witch
James McAvoy Mr. Tumnus
Jim Broadbent Professor Kirke
Liam Neeson Voice Only
Kiran Shah Ginarrbrik
James Cosmo Father Christmas
Judy McIntosh Mrs. Pevensie
Elizabeth Hawthorne Mrs. MacReady
Patrick Kake Oreius
Shane Rangi General Otmin
Margaret Bremner Distraught Mother
Vanessa Cater Centaur
Prapraphorn Chansantor Red & Black Dwarf
Sophie Winkleman Susan (Older)
Ray Winstone Voice Only
Charles Williams Centaur
Shelley Edwards Distraught Mother
Sim Evan-Jones Voice Only
Rupert Everett Voice Only
Zakiuddin Mohd Farooque Red & Black Dwarf
Dawn French Voice Only
Douglas Gresham Radio Announcer
Susan Haldane Distraught Mother
Jaxin Hall Soldier
Felicity Hamill Hag
Rachael Henley Lucy (Older)
Sonya Hitchcock Hag
Noah Huntley Peter (Older)
Bhoja Kannada Red & Black Dwarf
Richard King Faun
Elizabeth Kirk Hag
Sam Lahood Satyr
Morris Lupton Train Conductor
Tiggy Mathias Hag
Jim May Voice Only
Terry Murdoch German Pilot
Ajay Ratilal Navi Red & Black Dwarf
Nikhom Nusungnern Red & Black Dwarf
Kate O'Rourke Hag
Alina Phelan Centaur Archer
Russell Pickering Faun
M. Ramaswami Red & Black Dwarf
Cameron Rhodes Voice Only
Allison Sarofim Centaur
Doungdieo Savangvong Red & Black Dwarf
Philip Steuer Voice Only
Lucy Tanner Hag
Lee Tuson Rumblebuffin the Giant
Stephen Ure Satyr
Mark Wells Edmund (Older)
Harry Gregson-Williams Conductor
Lisbeth Scott Singer
Technical Credits
Andrew Adamson Director, Executive Producer, Screenwriter
Kimberly Adams-Galligan Costumes/Costume Designer
George Aleco-Sima Animator
Charles Alleneck Animator
Timothy E. Angulo Cinematographer
Steve Aplin Animator
Andrew Arnett Animator
Hunter Athey Animator
Adrian Atwood Makeup
Michael Backauskas Editor
Cheryl Bainum Executive Producer
Sala Baker Stunts
Trevor Bau Stunts
David Baxa Art Director
Howard Berger Makeup Special Effects
Lee Berger Executive Producer
Tanya Bermingham Makeup
Bill Campbell Animator
David M. Breaux Animator
Katherine Brown Makeup
Sue Brunell-Edwards Production Manager
Sean Button Stunts
Pavel Cajzl Stunts
Tom Del Campo Animator
Derrick Carlin Animator
Andrea Chadimova Production Manager
Milan Chadmin Camera Operator
Vanessa Cole Set Decoration/Design
Mary Connolly Production Manager
Annamarie Connors Makeup
Jules Cook Art Director
Robert Cooper Stunts
Jonathan Costelloe Stunts
Tyron Costelloe Stunts
Andrew Cottle Stunts
Linda Hal Couper Makeup
Sean Curran Animator
Joshua Cushner Camera Operator
Janusz Czech Production Manager
Scott Dace Animator
Amanda Dague Animator
Ruth Daly Animator
Peter Daulton Animator
Augie Davis Stunts
Rebeccah Delchambre Makeup
Weta Digital Special Effects
Peter Dillon Stunts
Ryan Donoghue Animator
Donald Duncan Camera Operator
Jason Durey Special Effects Supervisor
Michael Easton Animator
Sim Evan-Jones Editor
Lindsay Fellows Musical Direction/Supervision
Siaosi Fonua Stunts
Sean Foot Makeup
Amanda Forbister Stunts
Roger Ford Production Designer
Elisabeth Franklin Animator
Kirstelle Gardiner Makeup
Dave Ghan Stunts
Nikki Gooley Makeup
Sarah Graham Makeup
Harry Gregson-Williams Score Composer
Douglas Gresham Co-producer
Jean-Denis Haas Animator
Pipia Hall Casting
Gael Harlow Animator
Timothy Harrington Animator
Rey Hernandez Stunts
K.C. Hodenfield Associate Producer, Asst. Director
Steve Hoogendyk Animator
James Water House-Brown Stunts
Sony Pictures Imageworks Animator
Industrial Light & Magic Animator
Jason Ivimey Animator
Kerrin Jackson Makeup
Mark Johnson Producer
Tony Johnson Sound Mixer
Paul Katte Makeup
Maia Kayser Animator
James Kinnings Animator
Thomas Kiwi Stunts
Tami Lane Makeup
Christopher Lentz Animator
Shahar Levavi Animator
Gregory Mark Lewis Animator
Dale MacCready Camera Operator
Kimberly Mann Animator
Christopher Markus Screenwriter
Rob Marsh Camera Operator
Kevin Martel Animator
Raymond Massa Makeup
Jim May Editor
Donald M. McAlpine Cinematographer
Peter McCaffrey Camera Operator
Stephen McFeely Screenwriter
Shannon McKean Makeup
Nick McKinless Stunts
Duncan McNaughton Stunts
Cyrus McWilliams Animator
Mike Meaker Art Director
David Minkowski Producer
Christopher Mitchell Animator
Miguel Monterroso Production Manager
Perry Moore Executive Producer
Gayle Munro Production Manager
Karen Murphy Art Director
Isis Mussenden Costumes/Costume Designer
Jessica Needham Makeup
Steve Nichols Animator
Gregory Nicotero Makeup Special Effects
Rick O'Connor Animator
Hayley Oliver Makeup
Jiri Ostry Asst. Director
Ann Peacock Screenwriter
Jakub Pistecky Animator
Noroa Poa Stunts
Dayna Porter Stunts
Mark Powers Animator
Kevin Quaid Animator
Pedro Ramos Animator
Joshua Randell Stunts
Tracey Lee Reeby Makeup
Jess Reedy Makeup
Rhythm & Hues Studios Special Effects
Mark Rounthwaite Stunts
Vincent Roxburgh Stunts
Sarah Rubano Makeup
Rebecca Ruether Animator
Maryanne Rushton Makeup
Paul Samuels Camera Operator
David Sanger Producer
Chad Shattuck Animator
David Shirk Animator
Matt Shumway Animator
Allan Smith Stunts
Danny Speck Animator
Martin Stepanek Camera Operator
Philip Steuer Executive Producer, Producer
Gail Stevens Casting
Matthew Stillman Producer
Zokir Sultanov Stunts
Jeff Thorp Art Director
Mark Trotter Stunts
Chi Chung Tse Animator
Abby Vickery Makeup
Elizabeth Walker Stunts
Elka Wardega Makeup
Brian Wells Animator
Hanus Wiesl Stunts
Andy Wong Animator
Kent S. Yoshida Animator
Robert Young Stunts
Laurelle Ziento Makeup
C. Lewis Source Author
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