Lara Croft: Tomb Raider – The Cradle of Life
Lara Croft: Tomb Raider – The Cradle of Life is a 2003 action adventure film based on the Tomb Raider video game series. Angelina Jolie stars as the titular Lara Croft character with supporting performances from Gerard Butler, Ciarán Hinds, Chris Barrie, Noah Taylor, Til Schweiger, Djimon Hounsou and Simon Yam. An international co-production between the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany and Japan, the film was directed by Jan de Bont and is a sequel to the 2001 film Lara Croft: Tomb Raider.
On Santorini island, Greece, a strong earthquake uncovers the Luna Temple. The temple was built by Alexander the Great to house his most prized treasures. Among these treasures is a glowing orb with a pattern resembling a code etched into it. Treasure-hunting archaeologist Lara Croft (Angelina Jolie) and her group find this orb but are ambushed by the Lo brothers; Chen (Simon Yam) and Xien (Terence Yin), both of whom are crime lords and leaders of Chinese syndicate Shay Ling, The duo kill the group and take the orb but Lara escapes with a strange medallion.
|author||James V. Hart Steven E. de Souza|
|director||Jan de Bont|
|genre||action adventure fantasy live-action|
|keywords||alexander the great ambush archaeologist capture crime lord dead tree flee lara croft mi6 nobel prize old flame orb outnumber pandemic pandora\'s box plague santorini secret intelligence service shadow smuggle tanzania terracotta army terracotta soldiers win|
|producer||Lawrence Gordon Lloyd Levin|
|productionCompany||BBC Films Eidos Interactive Lawrence Gordon Productions Mutual Film Company Tele München Gruppe Toho-Towa|
|publisher||Concorde Filmverleih Paramount Pictures Toho-Towa United International Pictures|
|recordedAt||Greece Hong Kong Pinewood Studios|
|theme||girls with guns japanese sequel|