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Book of secrets movie synopsis, view the movie trailer, get cast and crew information, see movie photos, and more on. They aim to do for the national narrative what unauthorised. Grounded in history, imbued with myth and mystery, disneys national treasure. Book of secrets, millions of moviegoers might have left theaters around the world believing that the library of congress, the worlds largest library, was home to a book that holds all of the u.
Movie was filmed in 2007, countries of filming locations are united states. Book of secrets is a 2007 american adventure film directed by jon turteltaub and produced by jerry bruckheimer. Britains secret treasures is a british documentary shown on itv hosted by michael buerk. See all 2 formats and editions hide other formats and editions. The film stars nicolas cage, diane kruger, justin bartha, jon voight, harvey keitel, ed. Sure, theres a hidden treasure that everyones chasing. Book of secrets, cast nicolas cage, justin bartha, diane kruger, jon voight. There is a chapter in the book called accident, avarice and passion.
Maryann ochota is an anthropologist, broadcaster and. This book, published in 1982, includes 12 images and 12 verses which need correctly matched together in order to discover the locations of 12 buried ceramic casks. But hidden within this story is a puzzle, a treasure hunt of sorts. A glut of titles promise to reveal hidden, lost, undiscovered, neglected or otherwise adjectivally appended versions of britain. Ben must compete against mitch to find the lost city, he goes to france and great britain to find other clues and even peak inside the presidents secret book to. Book of secrets was released on dvd, umd, and bluray disc on may 20, 2008 june 2, 2008 in the uk. Book of secrets stars nicolas cage as benjamin gates, the treasure hunting historian.
Book of secrets is a pretty typical blockbuster sequel, focused intently on appeasing what it thinks the audience wants, and missing out on what it takes to make a truly good movie. Book of secrets ratchets up the crazy by a factor of 10. Book of secrets expecting logic and plausibility is on a fools mission. Its true that many british were southern sympathizers. Ben and his father, patrick, learn that their ancestor, thomas gates, may have been involved in the assassination of abraham lincoln. He gets help from his pals riley poole justin bartha and abigail chase diane kruger, while his parents patrick gates jon voight and professor emily appleton helen mirren aid in the quest. Book of secrets released on home video as national treasure. Crown jewels, gold goblets, silver plate, golden wand with a dove, the sword of tristram, gold coins. Book of secrets takes you on a globetrotting quest full of adrenalinepumping twists and turns all leading to the. Book of secrets sends its archaeologist hero, ben franklin gates nicolas cage, flexing his deadpan, on a globetrotting quest that might have been devised after a long night of wikipedia surfing. A treasure hunt as a united states version of the earlier u. Andrey korzun public domain under expert supervision, the germans dismantled the chamber in just 36 hours and transported it to konigsberg today kaliningrad. Now, another treasure hunter named mitch wilkinson ed harris has found what is a missing page of the diary of john wilkes booth, which contains clues to the location of a lost city of gold, ben must compete against mitch to find the lost city, he goes to france and great britain.651 783 1479 1522 1466 3 86 331 1279 987 404 1263 225 226 1167 869 458 47 503 346 760 1114 297 554 103 452 64 1196 609 356 623