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The dark crystal

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Title The dark crystal [videorecording].
Publisher/Date [Sydney, N.S.W] : Distributed by Columbia TriStar Home Video Australia, [2005]
Pagination etc. 1 DVD-video (approximately 89 min.) : sound, colour ; 12 cm.
Contents note Title from disc label.
Originally released as a motion picture by Jim Henson Company in 1982.
Special features: Original widescreen presentation ; The world of The Dark Crystal original behind-the-scenes documentary on the making of the movie ; Never-before-seen deleted scene and 7 'work print' scenes ; Character drawings and profiles ; 'The Mithra Treatment' text gallery describing an original concept for the film's story and design ; Storyboards ; Original movie trailers ; Talent profiles.
Creation Note Story by Jim Henson ; screenplay by David Odell ; directed by Jim Henson and Frank Oz.
Summary Note In another time, The Dark Crystal, a source of balance and truth in the Universe was shattered, dividing the world into two factions: the wicked Skeksis and the peaceful Mystics. Now, as the convergence of the three suns approaches, the Crystal must be healed, or darkness will reign forever. It's up to Jen, the last of his race, to fulfil the prophecy that a Gelfling will return the missing shard to the Crystal and destroy the Skeksis' evil empire. But will young Jen's courage be any match for the unknown dangers that await him?
Target audience note Rated : G. Some fantasy scenes may frighten young children.
Language note In English. Sub-title options: English, Greek, Arabic, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Hebrew, Hungarian, Polish, Portuguese.
Subject Prophecies -- Juvenile drama
Fiction films.
Children's films.
Fantasy films.
Puppet films.
Added Author Henson, Jim film director.
Oz, Frank film director.
Odell, David, 1934- screenwriter.
Shelf Location DVD JF DARK
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