PG | | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
On another planet in the distant past, a Gelfling embarks on a quest to find the missing shard of a magical crystal, and so restore order to his world.
Jim Henson's plan with the film was to get back to the darkness of original Brothers Grimm fairy tales. He felt that children liked the idea of being scared and that this was a healthy emotion for them to deal with.
Another world, another time, in the age of wonder. A thousand years ago, this land was green and good - until the Crystal cracked. For a single piece was lost; a shard of the Crystal. Then strife began, and two new races appeared: the cruel Skeksis,...
In the commentary track, Brian Froud points out that the Podling drummer has gaffer's tape wrapped around his neck.
The opening credits show only the credits for the crew.
$4,657,335 (USA) (19 December 1982)
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