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The Secret of Moonacre -- When 13 year old Maria Merryweather's father dies, leaving her orphaned and homeless, she is forced to leave her luxurious London life to go and live with Sir Benjamin, an eccentric uncle she didn't know she had, at the mysterious Moonacre Manor.

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Release Date:
6 February 2009 (Ireland) See more »
Tagline:
A Magical Journey Begins. See more »
Plot:
When 13 year old Maria Merryweather's father dies, leaving her orphaned and homeless, she is forced... See more » | Full synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Dakota Blue Richards ... Maria Merryweather

Juliet Stevenson ... Miss Heliotrope

Tim Curry ... Coeur De Noir
Tamás Tóth ... Vicar

Augustus Prew ... Robin De Noir
György Szathmári ... Lawyer (as György Szatmari)

Natascha McElhone ... Loveday

Ioan Gruffudd ... Sir Benjamin Merryweather/Sir Wrolf Merryweather
George Mendel ... Priest (as György Mendel)
Michael Webber ... Digweed
Szabolcs Csák ... Henry
Lurko ... Wrolf the Dog
Zoltán Markovits ... David
Marcell Tóth ... Richard
Zoltán Barabás Kis ... Dulac (as Zoltán Barabás Kiss)
Andy Linden ... Marmaduke Scarlet
Csador ... The Little White Horse
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sandor Istvan Nagy ... Coeur De Noir's Man (uncredited)
Oliver Simor ... Wedding Guest (uncredited)
Ferenc Vizes ... English Worker (uncredited)

Directed by
Gabor Csupo (directed by)
 
Writing credits
Lucy Shuttleworth (screenplay by) and
Graham Alborough (screenplay by)

Elizabeth Goudge (adapted from the book "The Little White Horse" by)

Produced by
David Brown .... executive producer
Michael Cowan .... producer
Simon Crowe .... executive producer
Jim Davey .... associate producer
Brian Donovan .... line producer
Simon Fawcett .... executive producer
Meredith Garlick .... producer
Samuel Hadida .... producer
Victor Hadida .... executive producer
Matthew Joynes .... executive producer
Alex Marshall .... executive producer
Péter Miskolczi .... co-producer
Monica Penders .... producer
Jason Piette .... producer
Lucy Shuttleworth .... associate producer
Jennifer Smith .... executive producer
Kaspar Strandskov .... executive producer
Gábor Váradi .... co-producer
Mark Brooke .... executive producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
Christian Henson (composer)
 
Cinematography by
David Eggby (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Julian Rodd 
 
Casting by
Celestia Fox (casting)
 
Production Design by
Sophie Becher 
 
Art Direction by
Bill Crutcher (supervising art director)
Mónika Esztán 
Gary Jopling 
Gabriella Simon 
 
Set Decoration by
Zoltán Horváth 
Kay McGlone 
 
Costume Design by
Beatrix Aruna Pasztor 
 
Makeup Department
Lynda Armstrong .... hair designer
Lynda Armstrong .... makeup designer
Amy Byrne .... hairdresser
Amy Byrne .... makeup artist
Nana Fischer .... key hair stylist
Katalin Jakots .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Meg Clark .... post-production supervisor
István Király .... unit production manager
Maria Ungor .... production manager
Márton Váradi .... unit manager: second unit
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Will Cummins .... third assistant director
Alison Goring .... second assistant director
Vera Janisch .... assistant director
Charlie Watson .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Daniel Alexandru .... sculptor: All Deco International
Roxana Alexandru .... draughtperson
István Bártfai .... set dresser
Douglas Ingram .... storyboard artist
Bela Kerek .... visual concept artist
József Kiss .... construction manager
Magdi Kondorosi .... buyer
Péter Koronghy .... set dresser
Moni Kovacs .... prop master assistant
Warren Lever .... construction manager: UK
Csaba Lodi .... sculptor
Liviu Marcu .... sculptor: All Deco International
Dora Nagy .... art production assistant
Cenay Oekmen .... matte painter
Antony Parnell .... props
Steve Parnell .... property master
Szilvia Ritter .... assistant art director
Kinga Szabó .... art department production assistant
Marton Szalay .... set dresser
Villõ Turcsány .... sculptor
István Váradi .... set dresser
Philip Clark .... picture researcher (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Philip Alton .... dialogue adr editor
Paul Apted .... sound effects editor
Sam Auguste .... sound editor
Paula Boram .... foley artist
Nick Foley .... adr mixer
Peter Gleaves .... adr mixer
Rick Gould .... adr recorder
Craig Irving .... re-recording mixer
Hugo Jeffreys .... adr recordist
Mark Lafbery .... foley recordist
Michael Miller .... adr mixer
Nigel Mills .... sound designer
Nigel Mills .... supervising sound editor
Steve Single .... re-recording mixer
Chris Sturmer .... sound consultant: dolby
Ruth Sullivan .... foley artist
 
Special Effects by
Gergely Glovotz .... assistant pyrotechnician
Gyula Krasnyánszky .... pyro supervisor
Norbert Orosz .... pyrotechnician
David Payne .... special effects supervisor: underwater unit
Attila Varsányi .... pyrotechnician
 
Visual Effects by
Nick Bedford .... digital effects coordinator: Peerless Camera Co
Chris Bentley .... digital lab operator
Martin Body .... lead rotoscope artist: Peerless camera Co. Ltd.
Adam Buckner .... visual effects producer
Alberto Buron .... digital lab operator
Francesco Canonico .... character setup and animation
Tim Chauncey .... visual effects artist
James Clarke .... DI supervisor
Tom Collier .... visual effects supervisor: LipSync Post
Neil Culley .... digital compositor: LipSync Post
Martin R. Davison .... digital compositor: Baseblack
Catherine de Viana .... visual effects assistant
Max Dennison .... matte painting supervisor: Matte Painting UK Ltd
Gavin Digby .... lead compositor: Peerless
John Paul Docherty .... digital visual effects supervisor: Peerless
Ditch Doy .... head of CG: Peerless
Stefan Drury .... head of visual effects: LipSync Post
Yasmine El-Ghamrawy .... digital compositor
Erik Ellefsen .... digital artist
Stephen Elson .... visual effects producer: Baseblack
Sean Farrow .... visual effects supervisor
Laura Fitzpatrick .... visual effects production assistant: Peerless
Joss Flores .... digital compositor
Adam Gefen .... digital compositor
David Gibbons .... digital matte artist
Yanni Goudetsidis .... systems engineer: LipSync Post
Scott Goulding .... assistant colourist
Elysia Greening .... digital compositor: Baseblack
Crystal Hadcroft .... roto/paint artist: Peerless
Alexis Haggar .... title supervisor
Ed Hall .... digital effects coordinator: Peerless Camera Company
Ian Holland .... inferno artist: Peerless Camera Company
Katja Hollmann .... digital lab producer: Lipsync Post (as Katja Lazare)
Garrett Honn .... digital compositor: Baseblack
Nathan Kerry .... visual effects coordinator
Andrew Kingston .... systems admistrator
Duncan Kinnaird .... digital effects artist
Patrick Ledda .... lead technical director
Adrian Lee .... animator: Peerless Camera Company
Fabio Leporelli .... lead technical director
Richard Little .... supervisor
Vaibhav Marathe .... digital compositor
David Margolis .... digital compositor: LipSync Post
Aileen McIntosh .... digital lab operator
Oliver Minchin .... digital compositor: opening titles: DEAD
Thomas Müller .... technical director: Peerless
John O'Lone .... compositor: Peerless
Cenay Oekmen .... concept artist
Tim Ollive .... digital artist
Kevin Phelan .... head of post-production: Lip Sync Post
Ed Plant .... senior compositor: Peerless
Tim Pruce .... digital compositor: Peerless
Edward Randolph .... visual effects coordinator: Baseblack
Matthew Redding .... digital compositor: opening titles: DEAD
Paul Round .... head of 2D: Peerless
Mark Sanger .... visual effects editor
Petra Schwane .... compositing artist: Baseblack
Deepa Sebastian .... visual effects administrator: Peerless Camera Company
Mark Spevick .... senior visual effects artist
Angela Stanley .... digital compositor: LipSync Post (as Angela Rose)
Jon Stanley .... senior systems engineer: LipSync Post
Paul Venn Stirling .... digital compositor: LipSync Post
John Swinnerton .... senior compositor(Peerless Camera Company )
Emeline Tedder .... compositor: Peerless
Daniel Tomlinson .... digital lab operator
Samantha Tracey .... visual effects coordinator: LipSync Post
Jamie Tremelling .... visual effects artist: Peerless
Val Wardlaw .... cg supervisor
Blake Winder .... digital compositor: LipSync Post
Pat Wong .... senior compositor
Benjamin Müller .... vfx intern (uncredited)
Christopher T. Page .... vfx runner (uncredited)
 
Stunts
László Kósa .... stunt double
Zoltan Papp .... stunt performer
Gábor Pesta .... stunt performer
Gáspár Szabó .... stunts
Ildikó Szücs .... stunt performer (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Botond Aszalós .... camera operator
Tim Battersby .... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Attila Bogyai .... electrician: second unit
Gábor Bánrévi .... electrician
Zsolt Büti .... gaffer
Zoltán Dzsupin .... second assistant camera
Mark Goellnicht .... Steadicam operator
Mark Goellnicht .... camera operator: "a" camera
István Gottmann .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Dávid Lukács .... still photographer
'Kis Gromek' László Molnár .... electrician
András Pozsár .... grip
Bálint Seress .... assistant camera
Imre Sisa .... key and dolly grip
Tamás Takács .... video assist operator
Ádám Turbuk .... camera trainee
 
Casting Department
Cara Beckinsale .... casting assistant
Tamás Kertész .... extras casting
Sheryl Lynn .... casting associate
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Péter Palotás .... dresser
Peter Paul .... costume supervisor
Zsuzsa Stenger .... costume supervisor
Katalin Ujvari .... wardrobe assistant
 
Editorial Department
Ameenah Ayub Allen .... post-production coordinator (as Ameenah Ayub)
Ian Cunningham .... assistant editor
Janó Fekete .... colorist: dailies
Stuart Fyvie .... colorist
Adam Gough .... assistant editor: avid
Ruari McLeod .... trailer editor
Mark Sanger .... supervising first assistant editor
Thomas Urbye .... promo colourist
James Winnifrith .... first assistant editor
Verity Wislocki .... post-production coordinator
 
Location Management
Imre Bodo .... location manager
András Tóth .... location manager
 
Music Department
Adam Balazs .... composer: theme music
Samuel Karl Bohn .... additional music arranger
Mikael Carlsson .... soundtrack producer
Peter Clarke .... music editor
Ben Foskett .... orchestrator
Joe Henson .... music programmer
Gerard McCann .... supervising music editor
Hilary Skewes .... musician contractor
Artem Vassiliev .... additional orchestrator
Nick Wollage .... score engineer
Alison Wright .... music supervisor: Air-Edel
 
Other crew
Andrea Balogh .... assistant accountant
Csaba Benedek .... facilities coordinator
Shirine Best .... development associate
Karl Caffrey .... post production coordinator
Jon Clifford .... technical director: santx
James Collie .... e.p.k. editor
Matt Curtis .... title designer
John Eng .... conceptual artwork
Mel Hider .... business affairs associate
Zoltan Horkai .... head animal wrangler
Márton Ivanov .... production assistant
Peter Ivanyi .... animal department manager
Vera Janisch .... additional set runner
Adrienn Kamarás .... production secretary
Zsuzsanna Köhegyi .... assistant to producers (as Zsuzsanna Kõhegyi)
Fumie Suzuki Lancaster .... International Sales & Distribution
Natalie Lindwall .... assistant to producers
Nóra Miskolczi .... production assistant
Rita Mányai .... production accountant
Lajos Nagy .... assistant accountant
János Papp .... health and safety advisor
Luke Randolph .... completion guarantor: for International Film Guarantors
Caroline Sax .... script supervisor
Mariah Sayer .... assistant: Michael Cowan and Jason Piette
Suzie Shearer .... production coordinator
Adrienn Szabó .... production assistant
Richard Szabó .... facilities manager
Ferenc Tóth .... stand-in: Mr. Curry
Béla Vaszary .... medical coordinator
Thomas Walters .... producer: making-of
 
Thanks
John Barnett .... the producers would like to thank: south pacific films
Nikki Barrett .... the producers would like to thank: barrett casting
Cathie Bartels .... special thanks
Stephen Boyle .... the producers would like to thank: australian film commission
James Braithwaite .... special thanks
Jules Buss .... special thanks
Stephen Callister .... special thanks
Jacqueline Cook .... special thanks
Coco Cowan .... special thanks
Raffaello John Cowan .... special thanks
Bowie Csupo .... special thanks
Brandon Csupo .... special thanks
Bret Csupo .... special thanks
Jarrett Csupo .... special thanks
Romeo Csupo .... special thanks
Ruby Csupo .... special thanks
Simon Eccles .... special thanks
Georgina Elms .... the producers would like to thank: lion hudson
Barbara Garlick .... special thanks
Tim Hardkandy .... special thanks
Gemma Hirst .... the producers would like to thank: david higham associates
Marylynn Iofino .... special thanks
Don Laventhall .... the producers would like to thank: harold ober associates
David McKay .... special thanks
Kate McKay .... special thanks
Rahul Modi .... special thanks
Jo Nolan .... the producers would like to thank: screen south
Vicki Popplewell .... special thanks
Phillip Russell .... special thanks
Tim Sanders .... the producers would like to thank: sensible pictures
Megan Simpson Huberman .... the producers would like to thank: australian film commission
Claire Torkington .... special thanks
Benjamin Turner .... special thanks
Rob Wendover .... the producers would like to thank: lion hudson
Sarah Young .... the producers would like to thank: autore pearls
 

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MPAA:
Rated PG for some mild peril and language
Runtime:
103 min
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Four dogs play the character of Wrolf. They all had their fur dyed so they looked identical, and each dog had its own talents. One was particularly good at barking, another at licking, one at running and one was good at just lying around.See more »
Goofs:
Plot holes: Had Maria's father never died the curse would have never had a chance to be broken.See more »
Quotes:
Robin De Noir:I promised I would listen to you, and I have.
Maria Merryweather:Robin you have to help me, you have to!
Robin De Noir:[grabs her by the shoulders] You are a Merryweather!
[lets her go]
Robin De Noir:... right now I ought to kill you.
Maria Merryweather:Kill me and the whole valley dies with me! You and I can stop it and we only have until moon-rise, tonight!
Maria Merryweather:...I'm still listening.
See more »
Movie Connections:
Version of "Moonacre" (1994)See more »
Soundtrack:
StarsSee more »

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