109 minutes

A New York physics student finds that he is in fact descended from Merlin the sorcerer and holds the fate of mankind in his hand. Inoffensive but disposable fantasy inspired (but not much) by the old Mickey cartoon, busy enough to be acceptable as a forgettable timepasser.

Walt Disney Pictures and Jerry Bruckheimer Films present a Saturn Films/Broken Road production; distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.
Starring Nicolas Cage; Jay Baruchel, Alfred Molina, Teresa Palmer, Monica Bellucci, Omar Benson Miller, Toby Kebbell, Alice Krige, Jake Cherry.
Directed by Jon Turteltaub; produced by Jerry Bruckheimer; screenplay by Matt Lopez, Doug Miro and Carlo Bernard, from a story by Lawrence Konner, Mark Rosenthal and Mr. Lopez, suggested by the Walt Disney animated short "The Sorcerer's Apprentice"; music by Trevor Rabin; director of photography (Technicolor, widescreen), Bojan Bazelli; production designer, Naomi Shohan; costume designer, Michael Kaplan; film editor, William Goldenberg; visual effects supervisor, John Nelson.
Screened: distributor advance press screening, Zon Lusomundo Colombo 10 (Lisbon), August 18th 2010.


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