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The Wizard of Oz (1982)
"Ozu no mahôtsukai" (original title)

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Animated version of the classic story of a young farmgirl who is transported to the magic land of Oz.

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Animated version of the classic story of a young farmgirl who is transported to the magic land of Oz.

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31 May 1982 (USA)  »

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$612,300 (USA)

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Originally shown at the Cannes Film Festival. See more »


References The Wizard of Oz (1939) See more »


I Dream of Home
Music by Joe Hisaishi and Yûichirô Oda
Lyrics by Sammy Cahn and Allen Byrns
Performed by Aileen Quinn
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Perhaps the most faithful adaptation to the classic book
24 October 2001 | by (Harrisburg, Pennsylvania) – See all my reviews

Don't get me wrong, I LOVE Judy Garland. And her version of THE WIZARD OF OZ from 1939 is classic. But it's not at all faithful to the book. This production is. The animation isn't great, and it's obviously not a flawless production, but it's lovingly done, has decent songs, and above all, is FAITHFUL to the book. Yes, there is a book. Yes, people have actually read it. Everyone's seen the movie but few people have bothered to read the book. If they had, they'd discover that OZ was a much more whimsical place, it really existed, it wasn't some dream. And this production is very true to the spirit of the novel. And Aileen Quinn is adorable, I wish she'd return to the movies, what a fabulous voice at such a young age.

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