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'The Golden Compass' -- Chris Weitz

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Chris Weitz, alongside his brother Paul, became known for their small-scale comedies "American Pie" and "About a Boy." But Weitz, seeking a bigger prize, lobbied to direct the big-budget "Golden Compass," the first film in Phillip Pullman's complicated fantasy trilogy. Weitz openly sought to... Laurie Sparham / New Line Cinema
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