Tales from the Neverending Story (2001– )

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Twelve-year-old Bastian Balthazar Bux had lost the wonderful imagination he had as a child somewhere between growing older, watching TV, going to school and playing with his Gameboy. But ... See full summary »

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 Bastian Balthazar Bux (4 episodes, 2001)
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 Atreyu (4 episodes, 2001)
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 Xayide (4 episodes, 2001)
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 Coreander (4 episodes, 2001)
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 Mr. Blank / ... (4 episodes, 2001)
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 Michael Bux (4 episodes, 2001)
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 Connor (4 episodes, 2001)
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 Fallon (4 episodes, 2001)
Valérie Chiniara ...
 Marley (4 episodes, 2001)
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 Yonie (4 episodes, 2001)
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 Olano (4 episodes, 2001)
Stéfanie Buxton ...
 Fly Girl (3 episodes, 2001)
Audrey Gardiner ...
 Childlike Empress (3 episodes, 2001)
Stefano Faustini ...
 Lucas (3 episodes, 2001)
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 Tartus (3 episodes, 2001)
Jane Wheeler ...
 Laura Bux / ... (2 episodes, 2001)
Greg Kramer ...
 Rip Rowdy (2 episodes, 2001)
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 April (2 episodes, 2001)
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 Cairon (2 episodes, 2001)
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 Hykrion (2 episodes, 2001)
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 Wise Woman (2 episodes, 2001)
Lisa Bronwyn Moore ...
 Martha Finnegan / ... (2 episodes, 2001)
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Twelve-year-old Bastian Balthazar Bux had lost the wonderful imagination he had as a child somewhere between growing older, watching TV, going to school and playing with his Gameboy. But when his mother dies suddenly, Bastian's limitless imagination is reborn. Bastian comes across a magical book, "The Neverending Story", in a curious little bookstore. Inspired by the book, Bastian creates an enchanted world called Fantasia, inhabited by dragons, dark knights and assorted heroes and villains. The adventure of a lifetime begins when Bastian projects his Fantasian alter ego, Atreyu, into a battle against the sinister force of The Nothing. This terrible force threatens to destroy Fantasia and its ruler, the Childlike Empress. Only Atreyu, a 14-year-old Woodland boy and unlikely hero, can save her and find a cure for The Nothing. Bastian's experiences in the real world; such as his mourning, his new, sometimes tumultuous life with his dad, his problems with a school bully and his terror of... Written by Betty Palik

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Atreyu: I want you to have this.
Fly Girl: The Auryn? If you ask me you should keep that and get rid of the rest of that junk.
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In episode # 1.8 "The Luck Stops Here," the credit for 'Audrey Gardiner' says "Moochild." See more »

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Version of The NeverEnding Story (1984) See more »

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Awful Beyond Belief!
29 April 2009 | by (Baltimore, Maryland) – See all my reviews

You know you're in trouble when you constantly can't help saying to yourself: "I could act better than him, I could act better than her!" After a while I realized I could act better than any character in the entire film! The acting is that unconvincing and poor - it's beyond belief. Some other words to describe the acting talent of the performers is - cardboard, camp, dopey and annoying!

If the acting was not bad enough, the story was even worse! This film was totally devoid of any entertainment value, whatsoever, for the mind of an adult! Personally, I think most children, and certainly teens, would be bored to tears!

It's obvious to me that Tales from the NeverEnding Story - The Beginning is an attempt to make a quick buck off of The NeverEnding Story. To essentially turn a wonderful story into a commodity, like toothpaste or underarm deodorant. If you must see this godforsaken film out of curiosity, at least buy it used so you won't encourage a sequel!


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