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The Adventures of Tintin : The Secret of the Unicorn - Jamie Bell

The Adventures of Tintin : The Secret of the Unicorn

Featuring: Jamie Bell, Andy Serkis, Daniel Craig
Produced by: Peter Jackson
Directed By: Stephen Spielberg

DVD Released: 25th April 2012
Classification: PG (Action violence)
Region: 4 (Australia & New Zealand)

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From Academy Award winning filmmakers Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson - comes the epic adventures of Tintin.

Having bought a model ship, the Unicorn, for a pound off a market stall Tintin (Jaime Bell) is initially puzzled that the sinister Mr. Sakharine (Daniel Craig) should be so eager to buy it from him, resorting to murder and kidnapping Tintin - accompanied by his marvellous dog Snowy - to join him and his gang as they sail to Morocco on an old cargo ship.

Sakharine has bribed the crew to revolt against the ship's master, drunken Captain Haddock (Andy Serkis), but Tintin, Snowy and Haddock escape, arriving in Morocco at the court of a sheikh, who also has a model of the Unicorn. Haddock tells Tintin that over three hundred years earlier his ancestor Sir Francis Haddock was forced to scuttle the original Unicorn when attacked by a piratical forebear of Sakharine but he managed to save his treasure and provide clues to its location in three separate scrolls, all of which were secreted in models of the Unicorn.

Industry Reviews

'The Adventures of Tintin comes at you in a whoosh, like a volcano full of creative ideas in full eruption... It hits home for the kid in all of us who wants to bust out and run free.' - Peter Travers, Rolling Stone

'True to Spielberg, the action sequences don't let up. Tintin's adventures transition seamlessly from ocean liner to biplane to sand dunes to Moroccan streets.' - Rebecca Cusey, WORLD

'A film with as much heart as it has humor, the action and pacing never flag and you will find yourself laughing out loud one moment and grabbing the arm rest the next.' - Neely Swanson, Easy Reader

'With The Adventures of Tintin, Steven Spielberg remembers that even if you make a movie that isn't about that much, at least make it an exciting, awe-inspiring movie about not that much.' - Craig D. Lindsey, INDY Week

  • Snowy: From Beginning to End
  • The Journey to Tintin
  • Audio: Dolby Digital 5.1
    Barcode: 9324915090897
    Classification: PG (Action violence)
    Encoding: PAL
    Format: DVD
    Language: English , English Audio Descriptive , English
    Number of Discs: 1
    Region: 4 (Australia & New Zealand)
    Released: 25th April 2012
    Running Time: 102.0 mins
    Subtitles: English

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