Director Robert Stromberg
Year 2014
Starring Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, Sharlto Copley, Sam Riley, Imelda Staunton, Juno Temple, Miranda Richardson and Lesley Manville
Rating PG
Run Time 98min
Age Policy

18 and up; Children 6 and up will be allowed only with a parent guardian. No children under the age of 6 will be allowed.

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We all know the tale of Sleeping Beauty: how a beautiful princess was cursed at her christening by a malicious witch named Maleficent and doomed to prick her finger on a spinning wheel spindle and fall into endless sleep. But every story has two sides.

In the spirit of WICKED, MALEFICENT retells a familiar fantasy from a distinctly different viewpoint, the supposed villain's. What if Maleficent (Angelina Jolie) was not malicious or vicious at all? Perhaps she was simply an outcast, a dark beauty whose wings, horns and claws made her seem frightening and ferocious to humans.

Betrayed and vilified by the man she thought she loved, the young Maleficent retreated to the safety of a forest sanctuary. Determined to protect her world from meddling mortals, she was forced to go to extremes, using sorcery and illusion in the name of what she believed in. Her connection with the outside is the Princess Aurora (Elle Fanning), who sees the gentler side of Maleficent, loves the enchanted moors and will ultimately change the destinies of everyone in her kingdom.

MALEFICENT co-stars Sharlto Copley, Sam Riley, Imelda Staunton, Juno Temple, Miranda Richardson and Lesley Manville. It's directed by Robert Stromberg, who won Academy Awards as the production designer of AVATAR and Tim Burton's ALICE IN WONDERLAND. (James Sanford)


Academy Award nominee for:
Best Costume Design

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