Bridge to Terabithia is a 2007 fantasy drama film directed by Gábor Csupó and adapted for film by David L. Paterson and Jeff Stockwell. The film is based on the Katherine Paterson novel of the same name, and released by Walt Disney Pictures in the USA and Australia, Paramount Pictures in the Latin American countries (with the exclusion of Brazil) and Icon Productions in the UK. The film stars Josh Hutcherson, AnnaSophia Robb, Robert Patrick, Bailee Madison and Zooey Deschanel. Bridge to Terabithia tells the story of Jesse Aarons and Leslie Burke, ten-year-old neighbors who create a fantasy world called Terabithia and spend their free time together in an abandoned tree house.
Jesse Aarons: Next time, we should invite Leslie to go. She'd like that.
Bill Burke: You know, the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing. That's Teddy Roosevelt said that, not me.
Jesse Aarons: How come you're so good at that?
Leslie Burke: Good at what?
Jesse Aarons: Building stuff. I mean, you're really good at it for a girl.
Leslie Burke: Same way I'm fast... for a girl.
Jesse Aarons: You know what I mean.
Leslie Burke: You're pretty good at art, for a boy.
Jesse Aarons: Okay, okay, truce.
|Release Date||10 February 2007|
|US Box Office||$82,000,000|
|Tagline||Discover a place that will never leave you, and a friendship that will change you forever.|
|Genre||Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy|
|Filming Locations||Auckland War Memorial Museum, Domain Drive, The Domain, Parnell, Auckland, New Zealand|
|Sound Mix||SDDS, DTS, Dolby Digital|
|Film Class||Children's Fantasy, Fantasy Adventure|
|Themes||Misfits and Outsiders, Fantasy Lands, Mischievous Children, Unlikely Friendships, Fantasy Life|
|Tones||Bittersweet, Stylized, Fanciful, Whimsical|