Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2003)

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  • Harry Potter et la chambre des secrets Alternative
  • Harry Potter und die Kammer des Schreckens Alternative

Synopsis

After a summer of living with his overbearing Aunt Petunia and Uncle Vernon Dursley, house-elf Dobby appears in Harry's bedroom and warns him of great danger if he attempts to return to the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. In an attempt to prevent him from returning, Dobby has blocked all of Ron and Hermione's correspondence from reaching Harry but Ron and his brothers rescue Harry and against great odds they arrive to Hogwarts in time for the new term, where news of Harry's first year heroism has spread throughout the school. His new found status, leads to a new group of friends emerging, including Ron's little sister Ginny; first year student Colin Creevey; and the new Defence Against the Dark Arts Professor, Gilderoy Lockhart but when a sinister new terror grips the school, Harry’s new friends begin to doubt him. However, Ron, Hermione and Ginny still believe in Harry and he becomes determined to confront the dark force lurking in his school.

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