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FILM DETAILS
Certificate PG
Cast
Thomas Sangster
Andy Serkis
Jamie Bell
Daniel Craig
Simon Pegg
Nick Frost
Toby Jones
Mackensie Crook
Gad Elmaleh
Directors
Steven Spielberg
Screenwriters
Steven Moffat
Running Time
106 minutes

The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn
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The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn

Plot
Uniting elements from Hergé volumes The Crab With The Golden Claws, The Secret Of The Unicorn and Red Rackham’s Treasure, valiant Belgian reporter Tintin (Bell), along with brainy mutt Snowy, is on the trail of a lost family fortune, and a future best friend – rambunctious soak Captain Haddock (Serkis).


Verdict
Action-packed, gorgeous, and faithfully whimsical: Hergé thought Spielberg the only director capable of filming Tintin. He was onto something.


Reviewed by Ian Nathan

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