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Rated
PG
Runtime 102 min
Ratings
80% critics Rotten Tomatoes
81% audience Rotten Tomatoes
Age 8+ Common Sense Media
Genre Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Release 07/20/84
Actors Barret Oliver, Gerald McRaney, Chris Eastman, Darryl Cooksey
Directors Wolfgang Petersen
Bastian is a young boy who lives a dreary life being tormented by school bullies. On one such occasion he escapes into a book shop where the old proprieter reveals an ancient story-book to him, which he is warned can be dangerous. Shortly after, he "borrows" the book and begins to read it in the school attic where he is drawn into the mythical land of Fantasia, which desperately needs a hero to save it from destruction.
Genre Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Release 07/20/84
Actors Barret Oliver, Gerald McRaney, Chris Eastman, Darryl Cooksey
Directors Wolfgang Petersen
Bastian is a young boy who lives a dreary life being tormented by school bullies. On one such occasion he escapes into a book shop where the old proprieter reveals an ancient story-book to him, which he is warned can be dangerous. Shortly after, he "borrows" the book and begins to read it in the school attic where he is drawn into the mythical land of Fantasia, which desperately needs a hero to save it from destruction.