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The Color of Magic 

The Colour of Magic (original title)
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Wizard and magic in a world similar yet very different.
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Complete series cast summary:
 Rincewind (2 episodes)
 Twoflower (2 episodes)
 Trymon (2 episodes)
 Patrician (2 episodes)
 Narrator (2 episodes)
 Death (2 episodes)
Geoffrey Hutchings ...
 Picture Imp (2 episodes)
 Death (2 episodes)
Michael Mears ...
 Jiglad Wert (2 episodes)
 Lumuel Panter (2 episodes)
Will Keen ...
 Ganmack Treehallett (2 episodes)
Richard da Costa ...
 Luggage / ... (2 episodes)
Philip Philmar ...
 Astrozoologist 1 / ... (2 episodes)
 Astrozoologist 2 (2 episodes)


Wizard and magic in a world similar yet very different.

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23 March 2008 (UK)  »

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Did You Know?


The colors of the pattern on Twoflower's shirt aren't as garish as the description in the book, but they had to be chosen to avoid primary colors, or they'd have vanished in the blue-screen/green-screen sequences. See more »


David Bradley's (Cohen) teeth can be seen in several shots before Cohen gets his dentures. See more »


Trymon: I hope it's a good party!
Death: I think it might go downhill at midnight.
Trymon: Why?
Death: That's when they think I'll be taking my mask off.
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Both episodes had the same end-credits cast list although some characters only appeared in one episode. See more »


Follows Hogfather (2006) See more »

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Very refreshing and enjoyable.
30 August 2008 | by (Sweden) – See all my reviews

Where to begin? I have read all Discworld books and am eagerly anticipating the book coming out this year. I also caught Hogfather which is equally as magical as this one.

Obviously characters and places are not what they were in your mind when reading the books, but reviewing this movie based on the books would be wrong (although I did miss all the subtle jokes the books push).

The Colour of Magic is a very good movie, no doubt about it and the plot is very refreshing compared to the age old fantasy genre where it is always good against bad, blah blah blah. Here we have a protagonist who is a bit of a coward, irritable and useless at his profession and very unwillingly pushes the plot forward. As with the books, Terry Pratchett is a true original when it comes to character personalities and plots, at the same time he pulls of introducing a completely new world where things often enough exactly are they way they seem.

Read Terry Pratchett's Discworld books, they are completely amazing.

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