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White Dwarf (1995)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama, Sci-Fi  |  23 May 1995 (USA)
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Dr. Akada
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Dr. Driscoll Rampart
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Princess Ariel
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Never the Shifter / Doug (as Joey Andrews)
Tara Graham ...
XaXa, Younger Twin
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XuXu, Older Twin
Roy Brocksmith ...
Guv'ner Twist
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Nurse Shabana, Light Side Clinic
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Lt. Strake
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Lady X, the Immortal Prisoner
Robert Cornthwaite ...
King Joist of the Dark Side
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Morgus, Osh's Assistant
Ralph Drischell ...
Dr. Gulpha, King Joist's Advisor
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Emma
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Peter
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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 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.

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

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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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