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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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
The books author, Astrid Lindgren, did not care for this adaption and once told Lasse Hallström, another director of her works, that "I will try not to like you. Because all the directors I like only end up dead" (Refering to both long time collaborator Olle Hellbom, who adapted most of her books, as well as Tage Danielsson who died shortly after completing Ronja Rövardotter), but said of Vladimir Grammatikov that he "isn't in any mortal danger". See more »
It felt like we were flying! I didn't know that Miramis could do that!
You don't know all that much, Mio.
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I loved this movie. We were lucky enough to find it years ago as a rental. This is a wonderful story about a little boy who is bullied by his peers and hated by his aunt. He is magically transported by a large head emanating from a bottle, no less, to a "land of faraway" where he discovers that he is a prince. He gets hold of a magic cape that makes him invisible along with other magical items like magical bread. He, and another child fight the dreaded evil lord who is turning the children into birds that must forever circle the castle. This is a wonderful movie that is completely overlooked. My kids loved it and so did I. (We couldn't stop laughing during the giant head part!) There are so many magical moments in this story. Don't miss it!
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