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.
Talented dwarf actors Mike Edmonds, Deep Roy, Jack Purvis, Malcolm Dixon etc. were used for the shots where the characters are seen walking, picking up objects, climbing and running, which they were dressed up as the characters in the film.
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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