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Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events is a american film of genre Fantastic directed by Brad Silberling released in USA on 17 december 2004 with Jim Carrey

Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004)

Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Event

Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events
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Released in USA 17 december 2004
Length 1h47
Directed by
OriginUSA
Genres Fantastic,    Comedy,    Fantasy,    Adventure
Rating67% 3.399973.399973.399973.399973.39997

Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events is a 2004 American dark comedy fantasy film directed by Brad Silberling. It is a film adaptation of the first three novels of A Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket. The film stars Liam Aiken as Klaus Baudelaire, Emily Browning as Violet Baudelaire, Kara and Shelby Hoffman as Sunny Baudelaire and Jim Carrey as the villainous Count Olaf, with narration by Jude Law. The film tells the story of three orphans who are adopted by a mysterious villain who attempts to steal their late parents' fortune.

Nickelodeon Movies purchased the film rights to Daniel Handler's book series in May 2000 and soon began development of a film. Barry Sonnenfeld signed on to direct in June 2002. He hired Handler to adapt the screenplay and courted Jim Carrey for Count Olaf. Sonnenfeld eventually left over budget concerns in January 2003 and Brad Silberling took over. Robert Gordon rewrote Handler's script, and principal photography started in November 2003. A Series of Unfortunate Events was entirely shot using sound stages and backlots at Paramount Pictures and Downey Studios.

The film received generally favorable reviews from critics, grossed approximately $209 million worldwide, and won the Academy Award for Best Makeup. Carrey's performance as Count Olaf was widely praised.

Synopsis

Violet Baudelaire (Emily Browning), her intelligent brother Klaus (Liam Aiken), and their baby sister Sunny (Kara and Shelby Hoffman) are orphaned when a mysterious fire destroys their house. Mr. Poe (Timothy Spall), in charge of the Baudelaire fortune, entrusts them to their closest relative, Count Olaf (Jim Carrey), who only wants their money and makes them do harsh chores.

Actors

Jim Carrey

(Count Olaf / Dr. Stephano / Captain Sham)
Liam Aiken

(Klaus Baudelaire)
Emily Browning

(Violet Baudelaire)
Timothy Spall

(Mr. Poe)
Catherine O'Hara

(Justice Strauss)
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