Once the ruler of an entire universe, the Great Spirit Mata Nui finds himself cast out of his own body, his spirit trapped inside the fabled Mask of Life, hurtling through space. After landing on the far-away planet of Bara Magna, the mask creates a new body for Mata Nui, who unwillingly gets caught up in the furious battles of the nearly barren and dangerous planet. The locals, called Agori ask for his help against the unrelenting army of the Rock Tribe, called the Skrall and their leader, Tuma. The Glatorian warriors start to train him, teach him how to protect himself, while Mata Nui also adds some of his special powers to their fighting skill. The experienced veteran Ackar, the feisty female Kiina, the young Glatorian Gresh, and a friendly, special beetle named Click aid him on his way. But there is a traitor among the Agori, and bigger secrets lay hidden under the sands of the desert planet. Mata Nui must help his new-found friends, but he also has to find a way to return to his ... Written by
15 September 2009 (USA)
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Also Known As:
Bionicle - A legenda újjászületik
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A rough draft for the sequel was written before the LEGO Corporation decided to put the Bionicle line of toys on hiatus, and thus cancel any chance of sequel movies being made. However since the rights haven't been bought by anyone, the draft could be freely shared online, and story writer Greg Farshtey
uploaded it onto his blog. This way the fans could see what direction the story would have taken. Like this movie, the never-to-be-made sequel would have ended with a huge cliffhanger, clearly indicating that a third installment was also planned. To make up for not producing a sequel, the rest of the story was told via comics and an online novel. See more
In some shots, the animation of the tiny spinning gears, propellers, and bolts that can be found on various body parts of the characters is absent. They seem to be spinning in one shot, then suddenly stop in the next, and so on. See more
[we see a tropical island paradise, in the middle of a beautiful, endless ocean
It is said that all endings are merely beginnings, waiting to be born.
[two brightly glowing eyes suddenly light up below the island
My beginning was much the same.
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Follows BIONICLE: Shadow Play