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Lemony Snicket's A series of unfortunate events [videorecording] / Paramount Pictures and DreamWorks Pictures ; a Parkes/MacDonald production ; a Nickelodeon Movies production ; a Brad Silberling film ; produced by Laurie MacDonald, Walter F. Parkes, Jim Van Wyck ; screenplay by Robert Gordon ; directed by Brad Silberling.


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English, French, Spanish. English, French or Spanish dialogue; closed-captioned.
Publication date:
Special collector's ed. - Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount, c2005.
  • Video
  • 2 videodiscs (107 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Title Variation:
Series of unfortunate events
Originally released as a motion picture in 2004. Based on the books "The bad beginning", "The reptile room" and "The wide window" by Lemony Snicket. Special features: Commentary by Brad Silberling; Brad Silberling and the real Lemony Snicket commentary; bad beginnings; dismal deletions; obnoxious outtakes; "A terrible tragedy": alarming evidence from the making of the film; volume, frequency, decibels; sinister special effects.
Production Credits:
Director of photography, Emmanuel Lubezki ; editor, Michael Kahn ; music, Thomas Newman ; costume designer, Colleen Atwood ; production designer, Rick Heinrichs.
Jim Carrey, Liam Aiken, Emily Browning, Timothy Spall, Catherine O'Hara, Billy Connolly, Cedric the Entertainer, Luis Guzman, Jennifer Coolidge. Voice, Jude Law.
Violet, Klaus, and Sunny Baudelaire are taken in by a series of oddball relatives and others after their wealthy parents are killed in a fire. The first to take them in is the dastardly and cunning Count Olaf, who is only interested in their inheritance.
MPAA rating: PG; for thematic elements, scary situations and brief language.
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Silberling, Bradley.
Carrey, Jim, 1962-
Aiken, Liam.
Browning, Emily, 1988-
Spall, Timothy, 1957-
O'Hara, Catherine.
Law, Jude, 1972-
Lubezki, Emmanuel.
Newman, Thomas, 1955-
Paramount Pictures Corporation.
Related Work:
Snicket, Lemony. Bad beginning.
Snicket, Lemony. Reptile room.
Snicket, Lemony. Wide window.
Publisher No.:
03005 Paramount

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