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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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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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Release Date:

May 1988 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Mio min Mio  »

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Box Office

Budget:

SEK 55,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

SEK 17,799,205 (Sweden)
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Quotes

Jum-Jum: Use the cape! It will make you invisible to the guards, you can sneak by seven times seven guards and gates and get out of here!
Mio: But what about you?
Jum-Jum: I'm staying here. There is only one cape.
Mio: And only one friend. If we are to die, we shall die together.
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Mio My Mio
Written by Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus
Sung by Gemini
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A spring wind
14 October 2009 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

Delicate, subtle, as a spring wind. A trip in the childhood colors, with the map of a gorgeous music. Nothing new, nothing spectacular. Two boys and the victory of good. A sword and two worlds. And the music as Proust madlene. A film who must be tasted by everyone. Not only for remember the beauty of a far age but for be more than a shadow. A film for understand the essence of life. Like a hopscotch in the grandparents yard. Christian Bale as Yo-yo, Chistopher Lee as Kato are bones of a time when the life was not a chase, not fiction or frustrations. And,an important piece is the language. In Russian the entire atmosphere is soft and warm.


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