Wednesday, November 18, 2009
Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events is a 2004 black comedy film directed by Brad Silberling. It is based on the first three novels, The Bad Beginning, The Reptile Room, and The Wide Window, in Lemony Snicket's book series. The film stars Jim Carrey, Billy Connolly, Meryl Streep, Emily Browning, Liam Aiken, Timothy Spall, Catherine O'Hara and Kara and Shelby Hoffman, with narration by Jude Law. A Series of Unfortunate Events tells the story of Count Olaf, a mysterious theater troupe actor, who attempts to deceive three orphans over their deceased parents' fortune. It is also the film that makes use of the end title sequences that precedes the closing credits of the movie, its movie title appears at the end, rather than a beginning, which shows The Littlest Elf.
synopsis :Inventive Violet Baudelaire, her intelligent younger brother Klaus, and their sharp-toothed, precocious baby sister Sunny are orphaned when a mysterious fire destroys their parents' mansion. Mr. Poe, in charge of the Baudelaire estate, entrusts them to their "closest relative," the obnoxious Count Olaf, who is only interested in the money Violet will inherit when she turns 18. The 12 year old brother, Klaus is slapped across the face when they discover Olaf's plan. He loses custody of the children after unsuccessfully attempting to kill them in a train accident.click here for complete info.
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comment : i've watched this movie just last night,and its awesome,especially jim carrey played the villain count olaf.great movie,love it!.worth a collection as wizard of oz,bridge to terabithia.