Tilda Swinton as Jadis, the White Witch
Tilda Swinton as Jadis, the White Witch: the evil witch who holds Narnia under an eternal winter.
- The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005): The film begins with the 1940 bombing of Finchley, London, during the Blitz. The Pevensie children, Peter, Susan, Edmund and Lucy, are in direct danger from the falling bombs - a scene which did not appear in the original C.S. Lewis book and which at the very start introduces the underlying tension and jealousy between Edmund and his siblings which would have a major role in the later plot. Subsequently, the children are - as in the book - evacuated to the country home of Professor Kirke. One day while they are playing hide and seek, Lucy discovers a wardrobe and enters a wintry fantasy world called Narnia. She spends a few hours in the home of the faun, Mr. Tumnus, who explains that the White Witch cursed Narnia, and it has been winter for one hundred years. In accordance with her orders, if a human is ever encountered, a Narnian must bring them to her. However, Tumnus likes Lucy and can't bring himself to kidnap her so he sends her home. When she returns, hardly any time has passed in the normal world, and when the other children check the Wardrobe, all they see is a normal wooden back - the portal is gone...
- The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (2008): The characters of C.S. Lewis's timeless fantasy come to life once again in this newest installment of the "Chronicles of Narnia" series, in which the Pevensie siblings are magically transported back from England to the world of Narnia, where a thrilling, perilous new adventure and an even greater test of their faith and courage awaits them. One year after the incredible events of "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe," the Kings and Queens of Narnia find themselves back in that faraway wondrous realm, only to discover that more than 1300 years have passed in Narnian time. During their absence, the Golden Age of Narnia has become extinct, Narnia has been conquered by the Telmarines and is now under the control of the evil King Miraz, who rules the land without mercy.
- The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (2010): This time around – Edmund and Lucy Pevensie, along with their pesky cousin Eustace Scrubb – find themselves swallowed into a painting and on to a fantastic Narnian ship headed for the very edges of the world. Joining forces once again with their royal friend Prince Caspian and the warrior mouse Reepicheep, they are whisked away on a mysterious mission to the Lone Islands, and beyond. On this bewitching voyage that will test their hearts and spirits, the trio will face magical Dufflepuds, sinister slave traders, roaring dragons and enchanted merfolk. Only an entirely uncharted journey to Aslan’s Country – a voyage of destiny and transformation for each of those aboard the Dawn Treader – can save Narnia, and all the astonishing creatures in it, from an unfathomable fate.
Chronicles of Narnia The White Witch and Ginarrbrik Statue
Chronicles of Narnia The White Witch and Ginarrbrik Statue: She holds Narnia in her glacial grip. Malicious and spiteful, she plunged that magical realm into eternal winter, and now Queen Jadis-- the beautiful and powerful self-appointed ruler of Narnia-- holds the land and its people in her icy grasp. The very talented Weta Workshop brings her to life in this hand-sculpted statue that is extremely impressive… and huge! This mind-boggling piece measures 19-inches tall x 10-inches wide x 8-inches long and presents the White Witch in chilling detail. Sniveling at his Queen's side on the elegant base is the twisted Ginarrbrik, her personal servant. This is a sculpture no loyal Narnia subject can ignore! But beware. She can turn you stone-cold with a mere touch of her slender wand!