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Merlin (1998)

TV Movie  |   |  Family, Fantasy  |  19 October 1998 (USA)
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Credited cast:
Young Merlin
Paul Curran ...
Fiona Kempin ...
Princess Leona
Gordon Hall ...
John Woodford ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Chick Allan ...
Blaze's Deputy (as Chick Allen)
Finn Begbie ...
Forest children
Peter Begbie ...
Forest children
Rosie Begbie ...
Forest children
Katarina Boyd ...
Forest children
Michael Boyd ...
Forest children


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19 October 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Merlin: The Magic Begins  »

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Jason Connery (Merlin) is the son of Sir Sean Connery whereas Deborah Moore (Nimue) is the daughter of Sir Roger Moore. Both of these men are best known for their various film appearances as Ian Fleming's James Bond 007. See more »

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A Truly Magical Journey
5 October 1999 | by (Merced, CA) – See all my reviews

With each story comes a different telling of Merlin, Excalibur, Arthur and Camelot.

This story starts before all of the above. It starts with the "creation" of Merlin. Merlin did not just "appear" after all, he also has a past, which this film investigates.

The rest of the story, however, shows that the events around Excalibur and Arthur are a war of magic. Each wizard/wizardess using their magic to control what the humans do to create the outcome they want.

Everyone cheats on each other, and there is even incest.

It is rather slow in the beginning, but it is an entertaining alternative story. It definately focuses on Merlin and who his is.

A rather fine production for a TV movie-to-video film.

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