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Vampire's assistant, the - cirque du freak [DVD videorecording]

Contributor(s): Reilly, John C | Hayek, Salma | Hutcherson, Josh | Dafoe, Willem | Watanabe, Ken | Krakowski, Jane | Fugit, Patrick | Jones, Orlando.
Material type: FilmFilmPublisher: [United States] : Universal, 2010Edition: Widescreen ed.Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 109 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.Subject(s): Fantasy | Action / Adventure | Sci-FiGenre/Form: Sci-Fi.
Production Credits: Director, Paul Weitz.
Cast: John C. Reilly, Ken Watanabe, Jane Krakowski, Orlando Jones, Salma Hayek, Patrick Fugit, Willem Dafoe, Josh Hutcherson.Summary: Based on the popular series of books by Darren Shan is a fantasy-adventure about a teenager who unknowingly breaks a 200-year-old truce between two warring factions of vampires. Pulled into a fantastic life of misunderstood sideshow freaks and grotesque creatures of the night, one teen will vanish from the safety of a boring existence and fulfill his destiny in a place drawn from nightmares.Review: "The movie has good special effects..."--Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-TimesReview: "It bristles with interesting ideas - about friendship and freakishness, honesty and anger - and intriguing characters, all of which may blossom in later episodes."--A.O. Scott, New York TimesReview: "It's creepy but tinged with sarcasm and infused with silly fun."--USA Today
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John C. Reilly, Ken Watanabe, Jane Krakowski, Orlando Jones, Salma Hayek, Patrick Fugit, Willem Dafoe, Josh Hutcherson.

Director, Paul Weitz.

DVD.

English, French, Spanish audio; French, Spanish subtitles.

English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.

MPAA rating: PG-13.

Based on the popular series of books by Darren Shan is a fantasy-adventure about a teenager who unknowingly breaks a 200-year-old truce between two warring factions of vampires. Pulled into a fantastic life of misunderstood sideshow freaks and grotesque creatures of the night, one teen will vanish from the safety of a boring existence and fulfill his destiny in a place drawn from nightmares.

"The movie has good special effects..."--Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times

"It bristles with interesting ideas - about friendship and freakishness, honesty and anger - and intriguing characters, all of which may blossom in later episodes."--A.O. Scott, New York Times

"It's creepy but tinged with sarcasm and infused with silly fun."--USA Today

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