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Brandon T. Jackson
1920s Vienna. Nine-year-old Mary lives in a home filled with lovely things and loneliness. Bothered by bratty brother Max and neglected by well intentioned, but distracted, parents, she yearns for companionship and adventure. On Christmas Eve, Mary's beloved Uncle Albert arrives with the gift of a wooden nutcracker doll. Later that night, Mary's imagination brings the doll to life. Introducing himself as "NC," he takes her on a wondrous journey through a stunning dimension where toys assume human form and everything appears ten times larger. But danger lurks. An army of toothy rat creatures, led by the flamboyant Rat King and his devious mother, has unleashed a plot to overthrow humanity. When NC is captured and placed under a paralytic spell, Mary, Max and a spirited band of toy sidekicks must rescue him from the Rat King's clutches and thwart his wicked plans to 'ratify' the world. Written by
As Uncle Albert sings the song about the pebble to Father and Mother in the study and the camera moves back and forth the ink smudge on Father's right ring finger changes in size and colour. See more »
This movie is a true masterpiece. I can't believe its bad ratings. The acting is perfect, the music which is based on Tchaikovskis works is brilliantly made, the visuals are of great art.
It's funny, sad, exciting, surprising, magical, and did I say sad?
It's impossible for me to not cry watching some of the scenes in this film. And I've watched it several times now.
I have a great interest in movies, but this is truly one of the best movies I've ever seen. If not the best. It is certainly on my top five together with Mulholland Drive (Lynch), Synecdoche, New York (Kaufman), etc.
Thank you Andrey Konchalovskiy for creating this masterpiece. And I'm so sorry for the bad ratings. Something must be seriously wrong in this world.
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