Character: Violet Baudelaire
Created by: Daniel Handler (books)
Directed by: Brad Silberling
Written by: Robert Gordon (screenplay)
Produced by: Scott Aversano, Minor Childers, Linda Fields, Albie Hecht, Laurie MacDonald, Michele Panelli-Venetis, Walter F. Parkes (among others)
Other cast: Jim Carrey, Liam Aiken, Kara Hoffman, Shelby Hoffman, Jude Law, Timothy Spall, Catherine O'Hara, Billy Connolly, Meryl Streep
Release date: 17 December 2004
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Running time: 1h 48min

Three children - Violet, Klaus and Sunny Baudelaire - are left orphaned when their house burns down, with their parents in it, in mysterious circumstances. They are left in the custody of a distant relative, Count Olaf (played by Jim Carrey). It is soon apparent that Count Olaf only cares about the children for their large inheritance.