The Golden Compass (2007)

The Golden Compass poster

New Line Cinema
Starring:
 Dakota Blue Richards, Nicole Kidman
Directed by: Chris Weitz

Cat Out of the Bag Alert!  This review contains some spoilers for this film!

Synopsis: Based on the book series by Philip Pullman. In an alternative universe, a young girl named Lyra Belacqua (Dakota Blue Richards) finds herself on a quest to find her father and deliver the “golden compass” to him.

Purr Blurs: In this universe, everyone has a spirit animal or “daemon” which accompanies them everywhere. As such several cats are seen in different crowd scenes throughout the film.

The Golden Compass - cat in background of eating hall scene

The Golden Compass - Siamese cat in restaurant scene

The Golden Compass - cat in background of street scene

The Golden Compass - cats in background of cafeteria scene

Lyra herself has an daemon named Pan who is constantly changing shape, and one of these is of a cat but it is actually a wildcat and technically does not count on this particular blog. But we do want to give Pan a nod.

The Golden Compass - Lyra with wildcat daemon Pan

Final Mewsings: So do crazy cat ladies have like 20 cat daemons?


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