1 hour, 40 minutes
PG Parental Guidance Suggested.
for thematic elements, scary images, some language and suggestive humor.
2 Disc DVD Features includes both 2-D and 3-D Versions of the movie! Feature Commentary with Director Henry Selick and Composer Bruno Coulais; Collector's Edition Exclusives; Deleted Scenes; The Making of Coraline - Exclusive Documentary About How this stunning stop motion film was made; Voicing the Characters See how Dakota Fanning, Teri Hatcher, Jennifer Saunders, Dawn French and Ian McShane brought their characters to life!
Featuring the voices of:
Dakota Fanning ... Coraline
Teri Hatcher ... Mother
Dawn French ... Miss Forcible
Jennifer Saunders ... Miss Spink
Keith David ... Cat
John Hodgman ... Father
Robert Bailey Jr. ... Wybie Lovat
Ian McShane ... Mr. Bobinsky
high-definition stop-motion animated feature – the first to be
originally filmed in 3-D – with spectacular CG effects, based on Neil
Gaiman’s international best-selling book. A young girl (Dakota... This visually spectacular, high-definition stop-motion 3-D animated feature with its dazzling design, is based on the best-selling children's book by Neil
Gaiman. Coraline Jones
(voiced by Dakota Fanning) is a small but spunky 11-year-old, with blue hair and stick-like limbs, an only child who feels neglected by
her parents (Teri Hatcher and John Hodgman) who write garden-catalogs. They have just moved into a ramshackle old boarding house whose other
tenants include two faded actresses, Miss Spink (Jennifer Saunders) and
Miss Forcible (Dawn French), and Mr. Bobinsky, a Russian acrobat (Ian McShane) who
has his own rodent circus.
walks through a secret door in her new home, she discovers an alternate
version of her life, but it looks an awful lot like home. On the surface, this parallel reality is eerily
similar to her real life; only much better. But when this wondrously
off-kilter, fantastical adventure turns dangerous, and her "other"
parents try to keep her
trapped there forever, Coraline must count on her resourcefulness, determination, and
bravery to get back home and save her real family.
Coraline, a glorious marriage of stop motion and 3-D was written and directed Henry Selick ("Monkeybone") who worked with Tim Burton on The Nightmare Before Christmas. One of its most memorable assets is the haunting score by French composer Bruno Coulais. This is a visually spectacular and whimsically ghoulish delight that all but the youngest family members will enjoy.