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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
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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
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King Joist of the Dark Side
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Morgus, Osh's Assistant
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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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Produced by Francis Ford Coppolla, written as a Pilot for a proposed TV series. 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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Great stuff, highly recommended!
13 July 1999 | by (Lisbon, Portugal) – See all my reviews

Ok, so it's not perfect. Ok, at some points it feels like a series pilot. Don't be fooled by other comments.

This is truly a great work in both conception and development. It's a mix of Science Fiction and fairy-tale fantasy, very well put together, truly imaginative and with a fresh, new and unseen feeling.

Recommended. Somebody should release it on video.


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