Who voices the bear in The Golden Compass?

Who voices the bear in The Golden Compass?

Ian McKellen
Ian McKellen as Iorek Byrnison, an armoured bear (panserbjørn) who becomes Lyra’s friend and comrade.

What was so controversial about The Golden Compass?

Since the film was commissioned — and even before shooting began — religious groups were outraged, pegging “The Golden Compass” as a direct attack on organized religion, particularly Catholicism.

What does Panserbjorne mean?

The word “panserbjørne” means “armour-bears” in Danish.

Who is the voice of the polar bear in His Dark Materials?

‘His Dark Materials’ Armored Bear Is Voiced By Joe Tandberg.

What is Lyra’s daemon?

Pantalaimon. Lyra’s dæmon, Pantalaimon /ˌpæntəˈlaɪmən/, is her dearest companion, whom she calls “Pan”. In common with dæmons of all children, he can take any animal form he pleases; he first appears in the story as a dark brown moth. His name in Greek means “all-compassionate”.

What does a daemon represent?

Daemons, the external expressions of people’s souls, take forms that symbolize their owners’ character. Witches’ daemons, for example, take the form of birds. This form represents, most literally, the witches’ ability to fly. It also represents the witches’ freedom from the constraints of society.

What happens if a daemon dies?

When a daemon dies, its human also dies. As it’s described at one point in The Golden Compass: “A wolf daemon leaped at him: he slashed at her in mid-air, and bright fire spilled out of her as she fell to the snow, where she hissed and howled before vanishing. Her human died at once.”

Why do the Spectres obey Mrs Coulter?

Mrs Coulter convinces a group of Spectres that following her command would give them more access to prey and is thus able to control them, and is able to make them “forget that they were earthbound” (so that they can fly).

Who plays the voice of Pantalaimon?

Kit ConnorPantalaimon / Voiced by