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The Color of Magic 

The Colour of Magic (original title)
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A cowardly wizard is roped into a life of adventure. A tale from the first two books of Terry Pratchett's fantasy series "Discworld".
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2008  
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Complete series cast summary:
David Jason ...  Rincewind 2 episodes, 2008
Sean Astin ...  Twoflower 2 episodes, 2008
Tim Curry ...  Trymon 2 episodes, 2008
Jeremy Irons ...  Patrician 2 episodes, 2008
Brian Cox ...  Narrator 2 episodes, 2008
Christopher Lee ...  Death 2 episodes, 2008
Geoffrey Hutchings Geoffrey Hutchings ...  Picture Imp 2 episodes, 2008
Marnix Van Den Broeke ...  Death 2 episodes, 2008
Michael Mears Michael Mears ...  Jiglad Wert 2 episodes, 2008
Roger Ashton-Griffiths ...  Lumuel Panter 2 episodes, 2008
Will Keen ...  Ganmack Treehallett 2 episodes, 2008
Richard da Costa Richard da Costa ...  Luggage / ... 2 episodes, 2008
Philip Philmar ...  Astrozoologist 1 / ... 2 episodes, 2008
Terry Pratchett ...  Astrozoologist 2 2 episodes, 2008
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A cowardly wizard is roped into a life of adventure. A tale from the first two books of Terry Pratchett's fantasy series "Discworld".

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A Spellbinding Adventure See more »


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Sky One

Country:

UK

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English

Release Date:

23 March 2008 (UK) See more »

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The Color of Magic See more »

Filming Locations:

Anglesey, Wales, UK See more »

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Stereo

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Color (High Definition)| Color | Black and White

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1.78 : 1
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Originally, Twoflower was supposed to be from the Discworld equivalent of China. To avoid the "Asian tourist" stereotype, white, American Sean Astin was cast in the role. However, Astin's hair was dyed black to play the part. See more »

Goofs

Twoflower gets out his picture box to take pictures of the new worlds being born. When we see him and the others from behind Twoflower is in line with them, but when we see him from the front he is clearly far in front of the others See more »

Quotes

Cohen the Barbarian: Hot water. Good dentishtry. Shoft lavatory paper.
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Mucked about by Terry Pratchett See more »

Connections

Followed by Going Postal (2009) See more »

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It's not epic, but still good!
27 January 2009 | by thasaidonSee all my reviews

Despite all the "bad" reviews posted here, I guess it all depends on your personal taste. I, for one, loved this movie! But like the tag line says: "It's a pigment of your(!) imagination"

No movie will ever be as good as it's book (or books in this case). However, they did a very good job trying to capture the essence of the books and put it all in this movie.

The movie won't please everyone as you can see from other reviews posted here, but like Sir Pratchett said: "If I've would have written these stories to be a movie, I would have written them very differently".

All in all a good movie which will certainly please most people, regardless if they are familiar with Terry Pratchett or not.


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