Harry Potter and the prisoner of Azkaban

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Harry Potter and the prisoner of Azkaban
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Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
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Burbank, CA
Warner Home Video
2-disc full screen ed
2 videodiscs (ca. 142 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
"A Heyday Films, 1492 Pictures, P of A Productions production."
Based on the novel by J.K. Rowling.
DVD release of the 2004 motion picture.
Region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Special features include: never-before-seen footage; Creating the vision (interview with J.K. Rowling and the filmmakers); three interactive challenges; self-guided iPIX tours of Honeydukes and Professor Lupin's classroom; interviews with cast; meet the animal trainers; Choir practice (sing-along with Hogwarts choir); Hogwarts portrait gallery; Conjuring a scene (behind-the-scenes creation of Buckbeak and the Dementors); theatrical trailers from all three Harry Potter films; Electronic Arts game preview. DVD-ROM features include: Wizard trading cards; Hogwarts timeline.
Director of photography, Michael Seresin ; editor, Steven Weisberg ; music, John Williams ; costume designer, Jany Temime ; production designer, Stuart Craig ; visual effects supervisors, Tim Burke, Roger Guyett.
Harry, Ron and Hermione, now teenagers, return for their third year at Hogwarts. There they are forced to face escaped prisoner Sirius Black, who poses a great threat to Harry. In addition to new experiences, Harry must overcome the threats of Dementors, outsmart a werewolf, and finally deal with the truth about Sirius and his relationship with his parents. Harry and friends master advanced magic classes, cross time barriers, and change the course of more than one life.
MPAA rating: PG; for frightening moments, creature violence, and mild language.
Warner Bros. Pictures ; directed by Alfonso Cuaron ; screenplay by Steve Kloves ; produced by David Heyman, Chris Columbus, Mark Radcliffe
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