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Mio min Mio (1987)

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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Mio / Bosse (as Nicholas Pickard)
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The Weaver Woman
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Sverre Anker Ousdal ...
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Eno / Carpetbeater (as Igor Isulovitch)
Gunilla Nyroos ...
Aunt Edna
Linn Stokke ...
Mrs. Lundin
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Benke's Father
Geoffrey Staines ...
Lyubov Germanova ...
Jum-Jum's Mother (as Lubov Germanova)
Andrei Petrov ...
Jiri
Andrey Sergeev ...
Nonno
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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May 1988 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Mio in the Land of Faraway  »

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SEK 55,000,000 (estimated)
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The Chernobyl power plant disaster occurred when the film was being shot. The crew evacuated the area completely but came back to shoot the next month. They had numerous Geiger counters set throughout the shoot to monitor radiation levels. See more »

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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I have waited more than 10 years to see this movie again...
1 January 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I have no idea why previous comment said that this movie is bad, bad, bad... I believe it has a lot better plot then lots of late American kids movies. I absolutely love this movie. I have seen it when I was just a teenager and now I have found it again. I used to relate myself to it and imagine that the Spirit will someday come for me too... What an imaginative kid I was!!! Nowadays I have two kids myself and am sure they will enjoy watching it too.

I couldn't believe that it was so expensive to purchase since it is out of print for 5 years, but my husband had spoiled me this Christmas, after hearing my nostalgic story. :)


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