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Release Date: November 24th, 2004

DVD Release Date: March 22nd, 2005

PG|1 hr 46 min

Plot Summary
This charming account of a period in the life of author J.M. Barrie (Johnny Depp) reveals the real relationships and events that served as the basis for the author's most iconic work, "Peter Pan." After Barrie develops a platonic relationship with the widowed Sylvia (Kate Winslet) and her four sons, he is inspired to write a play about a group of children who don't want to grow up. The work proves a hit and winds up bringing Barrie and the children together in a way he had never expected.

Cast: Johnny Depp, Kate Winslet, Julie Christie, Radha Mitchell, Dustin Hoffman, Kelly Macdonald, Ian Hart, Paul Whitehouse

Director: Marc Forster

Genres: Drama, Biography, Family

Production Co: Film Colony

Distributors: Miramax Films

Keywords: Mother, England, Friendship, Charming, Emotional, Marriage, Growing up, Son, Transformation, London, Wife, Endearing

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Awards

Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Best Picture
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2004)
Nominated Actor in a Leading Role
Nominated David Lean Award for Achievement in Direction
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2004)
Nominated Adapted Screenplay
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2004)
Nominated Actor in a Leading Role
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2004)
Nominated Cinematography
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2004)
Nominated Production Design
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2004)
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2004)
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2004)
Nominated Film Editing
Nominated Writing (Adapted Screenplay)
Nominated Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2004)
Nominated Anthony Asquith Award for Achievement in Film Music
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2004)
Winner Music (Original Score)
Nominated Best Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Costume Design
Nominated Make Up & Hair
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2004)
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2004)
Nominated Costume Design
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2004)
Nominated Best Director - Motion Picture
Nominated Art Direction
Nominated Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2004)
Nominated Best Screenplay - Motion Picture