White Dwarf (1995)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama, Sci-Fi  |  23 May 1995 (USA)
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In a distant future New York medical student Driscoll Rampart accomplishes his internship at Rusta, a rural planet that doesn't revolve around its axis and therefore is divided into ... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Dr. Akada
Dr. Driscoll Rampart
Princess Ariel
Never the Shifter / Doug (as Joey Andrews)
Tara Graham ...
XaXa, Younger Twin
XuXu, Older Twin
Roy Brocksmith ...
Guv'ner Twist
Nurse Shabana, Light Side Clinic
Lt. Strake
Lady X, the Immortal Prisoner
Robert Cornthwaite ...
King Joist of the Dark Side
Morgus, Osh's Assistant
Ralph Drischell ...
Dr. Gulpha, King Joist's Advisor


In a distant future New York medical student Driscoll Rampart accomplishes his internship at Rusta, a rural planet that doesn't revolve around its axis and therefore is divided into contrasting halves of eternal day vs. eternal night. One is a Victorian-styled colony, the other a medieval kingdom. Both leave Rampart in a state of constant wonder, as he finds his way among humans and aliens, strange dreams and even stranger reality, a dark keep and a red sea, and more universal matters of war and peace, good and bad, love and hate and sickness and health. Written by Swie Tio <sweet_t@dds.nl>

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On a dying planet where a white dwarf sun rules a world divided by dark and light... A legend is about to be born.


Drama | Sci-Fi





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23 May 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Den vita dvärgen  »

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It was supposed to be a prequel to a series that, unfortunately, fell through. See more »


All: "Two great ladies will catch your fall, they are the ones who catch us all. Their children kept them far apart; the Lady Light, the Lady Dark. Dark broken, light storm, dead spoken, dreams torn... and we will bring you home."
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Not to shabby...
15 January 2001 | by (Denver, CO) – See all my reviews

I still have this movie on tape somewhere, and every now and then I pull it out and watch it. As has so often been stated, it seemed like a pilot to a TV series, which obviously never panned out. Too bad. I love the mixture of SF and Fantasy: a world of dark and light, with bizarre creatures, ancient super-technology, people (and creatures) with fantastic abilities, and just enough science to make it all believable. It's probably not award winning, but it has a surreal feel to it that makes it so very attractive. It would be nice to think that a thousand years in the future a world like this might exist.

If you can find it, it's definitely worth your time.

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