Fast-paced and fiery, this magical fantasy thriller follows the adventures of the teenage wizard, Harry Potter as he waits to begin his third year at Hogwarts school of magic.
As usual this summer with the muggles has been testing and unable to take the torture Harry runs away after using magic to inflate Uncle Vernon's sister Marge who was being offensive towards Harry's parents. Initially scared for using magic outside the school, he is pleasantly surprised that he won't be penalized after all.
However, he soon learns that a dangerous criminal and Voldemort's trusted aide Sirius Black has escaped from the Azkaban prison and wants to kill Harry to avenge the Dark Lord. To worsen the conditions for Harry, vile creatures called Dementors are appointed to guard the school gates and inexplicably happen to have the most horrible effect on him.
Little does Harry know that by the end of this year, many holes in his past (whatever he knows of it) will be filled up and he will have a clearer vision of what the future has in store...
Cast: Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint
Crew: Alfonso Cuaron (Director), Michael Seresin (Director of Photography), John Williams (Music Director)
Rating: PG (Australia), M (Australia), 12 (Germany)
Genres: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Release Dates: 04 Jun 2004 (India)
Tagline: Darkness will descend
Did you know?
In order to acquaint himself with his three lead actors, director Alfonso Cuarón had each of them write an essay about their characters, from a first-person point of view. Emma Watson, in true Hermione fashion, went a little overboard and wrote a 16-page essay. Daniel Radcliffe wrote a simple one-page summary, and Rupert Grint never even turned his in. Read More