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The Secret of Arkandias
Original name: Le Grimoire d'Arkandias
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Theo, not the most popular boy at his school, dreams of escaping the dreary everyday life, experiencing adventure and accomplishing great heroic deeds. His dream seems to be fulfilled when, one day, he finds a very old and magical book in the library and fascinates him with a short hand. He forges the plan to forge a ring with his best friend Bonav and the rebellious Laura, who can make him invisible. The charm succeeds, but the three friends conjure up all sorts of dangers of magical, but also secular nature. Only the mysterious red wizard Arkandias can now help you out of trouble.
Style: exciting, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: supernatural ability, adventure, young heroes, escapades, heroes, youth, supernatural, best friends, teenage life, friends, stolen painting, nosebleed, magical ring, potion, invisibility, ring, loss of job, jumping from height, flute, monkey, bridge, children, magical potion, river, magic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
UK, USA
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UK, USA, Germany
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