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Mio in the Land of Faraway (1987)
"Mio min Mio" (original title)

 -  Adventure | Drama | Family  -  May 1988 (USA)
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A fantasy about the lonely boy who is transferred from his dull life with his adoptive parents to the land where his real father is the king. In that country he sets out on a quest, ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Nick Pickard ...
Mio / Bosse (as Nicholas Pickard)
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The King
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The Weaver Woman
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Kato
Sverre Anker Ousdal ...
The Swordmaker
Igor Yasulovich ...
Eno / Carpetbeater (as Igor Isulovitch)
Gunilla Nyroos ...
Aunt Edna
Linn Stokke ...
Mrs. Lundin
Stig Engström ...
Benke's Father
Geoffrey Staines ...
The Spirit
Lyubov Germanova ...
Jum-Jum's Mother (as Lubov Germanova)
Andrei Petrov ...
Andrey Sergeev ...
Denis Bodrov ...
Lollo
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Storyline

A fantasy about the lonely boy who is transferred from his dull life with his adoptive parents to the land where his real father is the king. In that country he sets out on a quest, together with his new friend, to destroy the evil Knight Kato. Written by <ca@mn.medstroms.se>

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They're two best friends, a million miles from home. On an incredible adventure, beyond the boundaries of space and time. In a place called...The Land of Faraway.


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May 1988 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

SEK 55,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

SEK 17,799,205 (Sweden)
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Filmed partly in Sweden and with a part-Swedish cast. The Swedish actors later dubbed themselves in the Swedish edition of the film. See more »

Quotes

Kato: This is the most dangerous sword I've had in my castle... It cannot kill the young and innocent!
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Soundtracks

Mio My Mio
Written by Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus
Sung by Gemini
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Loved this as a child
27 January 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

But I haven't been able to find it since I was about ten years old, which was eight years ago. Still, I remember that I was awed by the invisibility cloak, have the "Mio, my Mio" tune stuck in my head now in then - the one that gets played on the pipes sticks there too at times - and frightened by the ending battle scene. and children being turned to crows, and the bread, and...ok, I'm going to stop before I give away too many things. A great movie to see if you ever find it.


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