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Magic Beyond Words: The J.K. Rowling Story (2011)

TV-14
TV Movie | 90 min | Biography, Drama

An inspiring look at JK Rowling's rise to become one of the most influential writers-from her humble beginnings as an imaginative young girl and awkward teenager to the loss of her mother and the genesis of the Harry Potter phenomenon.
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Updated Aug 13, 2011

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Jul 18, 2011 (United States)

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Joanne K. Rowling Joanne K. Rowling   See fewer
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Emily Holmes
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6.7 / 10 | 2,003 votes