The Nutcracker And The Four Realms (Parent And Baby Screening) (PG)



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Action (2018)
99mins US

Starring: Keira Knightley, Morgan Freeman, Mackenzie Foy, Dame Helen Mirren
Director: Joe Johnston, Lasse Hallstrom
Writer(s): Ashleigh Powell
Listings: London | Rest of UK and Ireland

Clara follows a length of twine tied to the bandstand in the garden of her godfather Drosselmeyer's vast estate. She emerges in a snow-laden wonderland - the gateway to four magical realms that exist alongside our own. Sugar Plum, Shiver and Hawthorne preside over three of these kingdoms in blissful harmony but the fourth realm - the land of amusements - is the decaying domain of Mother Ginger. She has declared war on her neighbours.

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The Nutcracker And The Four Realms (PG)

Lasse Hallstrom and Joe Johnston co-direct an eye-popping festive fable inspired by The Nutcracker Ballet and ETA Hoffmann's short story The Nutcracker And The Mouse King. Clara (Mackenzie Foy) looks forward to another Christmas with her godfather Drosselmeyer (Morgan Freeman), who promises the girl a present she "will never forget". Following a length of twine tied to the bandstand in the garden of Drosselmeyer's vast estate, Clara emerges in a snow-laden wonderland - the gateway to four magical realms that exist alongside our own...

The Nutcracker And The Four Realms. Copyright: 2017 Disney Enterprises, Inc. Caption: Richard E. Grant as Shiver, Keira Knightly as The Sugar Plum Fairy, Eugenio Derbez as Hawthorne and Mackenzie Foy as Clara in The Nutcracker And The Four Realms, directed by Lasse Hallstrom and Joe Johnston. Photo: Laurie Sparham. All Rights Reserved.Sugar Plum Fairy (Keira Knightley), Snow Realm King (Richard E Grant) and Flower Realm King (Eugenio Derbez) preside over three of these kingdoms in blissful harmony but the fourth realm is the domain of Mother Ginger (Dame Helen Mirren). She has declared war on her neighbours and is marshalling a vast army to bring about the downfall of Sugar Plum Fairy, Snow Realm King and Flower Realm King. Clara pledges her support to overthrow Mother Ginger and she heads into battle flanked by a handsome soldier called Phillip (Jayden Fowora-Knight).

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- Kim Hu

The Nutcracker And The Four Realms. Copyright: 2017 Disney Enterprises, Inc. Caption: Richard E. Grant as Shiver, Keira Knightly as The Sugar Plum Fairy, Eugenio Derbez as Hawthorne and Mackenzie Foy as Clara in The Nutcracker And The Four Realms, directed by Lasse Hallstrom and Joe Johnston. Photo: Laurie Sparham. All Rights Reserved.


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