A prince leaves his city and sets off to avenge his father not aware his father wasn't murdered and in-reality committed suicide and soon learns the truth about his people from a warrior woman.
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Erito (voice)
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Eike (voice)
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Hal Tara is the son of The Kahro of the city of Hebalon and heir to the throne. When The Kahro kills himself, Hal is chosen to taken his place to rule Hebalon. But the discovery of The Kahro's suicide letter, that his father's death was no suicide, and was conducted by rivals of the city known as The Zeriths, Hal disguising himself as a commoner leaves the city and sets out to find the Zeriths and avenge his father. But Nezo, The Kahro's evil advisor who discovered the Kahro's body sends a warrior known as Erito to join Hal and to kill him. Entering the Zerith's camp, unaware of his identity, Hal falls in love with Zita, a Zerith female warrior, unaware Nezo has evil schemes to take over ruler ship of the city and Erito's wife Eike and Hal's sister Jhinna have uncovered his evil plot. Written by Daniel Williamson

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€3,400,000 (estimated)
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James McAvoy and Derek Jacobi have both worked with Patrick Stewart. See more »

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Zita: I end where you begin. And where you end I begin.
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Behind the scenes of the film is showing during the opening credits and the crew is seen setting up the sets and preparing the puppets for filming and the title of the film appears 6 minutes into the film, after the first scene. See more »

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Great and ashame never a theatrical release in U.S.
9 October 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I just recently saw this movie at the Fantastic Fest in Austin, TX, and I was blown away. One of the best and most original movies i've seen. Usually puppet movies would just pretend the strings weren't there but this movie gives life to the strings, its actually what gives them life. If thinking of seeing it. The story is great, reminds me of the Shakespeare story of I Henry IV where the prince Hal (also name of the prince in Strings) overcomes his weak character of the beginning and becomes this Christ like figure and saves the day by the end of the story. SEE IT and then get its name out there more and perhaps can get it a small theatrical release in the U.S. and other places so more people can see this great film.


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