Guest Artistic Director
THE ADVENTURES OF TINTIN
USA / 2011 / 107 min. / DCP 3D / North American Premiere
Spielberg’s career began with the 1968 short Amblin, which led to him becoming the youngest director ever signed to a long-term studio deal. His second feature was JAWS, the first film to break $100 million. One of the industry’s most influential filmmakers, he is a principal partner of DreamWorks Studios. Spielberg is also, collectively, the top-grossing director of all time, having helmed such blockbusters as JAWS, E.T.: THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL, the INDIANA JONES franchise and JURASSIC PARK. Among his honors, he is a three-time Academy Award® winner.
Based on the internationally beloved and irrepressible characters created by Hergé, the story follows the unquenchably curious young reporter Tintin (Jamie Bell) and his fiercely loyal dog Snowy as they discover a model ship carrying an explosive secret. Drawn into a centuries-old mystery, Tintin finds himself in the sightlines of Ivan Ivanovitch Sakharine (Daniel Craig), a diabolical villain who believes Tintin has stolen a priceless treasure tied to a dastardly pirate named Red Rackham. But with the help of his dog Snowy, the salty, cantankerous Captain Haddock (Andy Serkis) and the bumbling detectives Thompson & Thomson (Simon Pegg and Nick Frost), Tintin will travel half the world, outwitting and outrunning his enemies in a breathless chase to find the final resting place of The Unicorn, a shipwreck that may hold the key to vast fortune...and an ancient curse.
Cast and Crew
Steven Moffat, Edgar Wright, Joe Cornish
Steven Spielberg, Peter Jackson, Kathleen Kennedy
Ken Kamins, Nick Rodwell, Stephane Sperry
Jamie Bell, Andy Serkis, Daniel Craig, Nick Frost, Simon Pegg, Toby Jones, Mackenzie Crook, Daniel Mays, Gad Elmaleh
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