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A tale about two young boys, Prosper and Bo, who flee to Venice after being orphaned and dumped in the care of a cruel auntie. Hiding in the canals and alleyways of the city, the boys are ... See full summary »

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Prosper (as Aaron Johnson)
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Max Hartlieb
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Dottor Massimo
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Maid
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A tale about two young boys, Prosper and Bo, who flee to Venice after being orphaned and dumped in the care of a cruel auntie. Hiding in the canals and alleyways of the city, the boys are befriended by a gang of young urchins and their enigmatic leader, the Thief Lord. From their home base of an old cinema theater, the children steal from the rich to support themselves and soon capture the interest of a bumbling detective. However, a greater threat to the children is something from a forgotten past-- a beautiful magical treasure with the power to spin time itself. Written by Kasey and Toby

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Rated PG for language and thematic elements | See all certifications »

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5 January 2006 (Germany)  »

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Gospodar lopova  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

£38,737 (UK) (26 May 2006)

Gross:

£116,643 (UK) (26 May 2006)
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Trivia

In the San Marco scene, Hornet brings out a hardback copy of Cornelia Funke's Inkheart. See more »

Goofs

'Mosca' is pronounced wrong. In the film they addresses him as 'Moska', but his name should be pronounced 'Mosha'. See more »

Quotes

Riccio: See, it wasn't our Scip.
Prosper: Yes it was.
Bo: And his dad's a meanie.
Riccio: What are you talking about? Scip doesn't have a dad.
Prosper: Why don't you go introduce yourself?
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References Eyes Wide Shut (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

Orphan Skies
Vocalist: Howard New
Bass Guitar: Joe Henson
Drums: Danny Cummings
Guitar: Mark Lo
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amazing cast, amazing location, amazing movie
16 April 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This was a pretty good movie. I read the book as well, and it was much better. I personally expected Esther to be younger, but that's okay. Scipio and Prosper was each about to be 13, but in the movie Scipio is 15 and Prosper is 15. I liked the beginning scene when Prop and Bo are in the boat with the bike. One thing I liked was Hornet and Prosper at the end. They look so cute together. I wish there were more scenes with them together, and if you rent the DVD, there is a deleted scene with them talking about Prosper's mom. The cast was so cool. My two favorites are Rollo Weeks, who plays Scipio, and Alice Connor, who plays Hornet. All in all, this movie was pretty great.


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