R | | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
In a hospital on the outskirts of 1920s Los Angeles, an injured stuntman begins to tell a fellow patient, a little girl with a broken arm, a fantastic story of five mythical heroes. Thanks to his fractured state of mind and her vivid imagination, the line between fiction and reality blurs as the tale advances.
The name of the production company, Googly, is from a term for a delivery in cricket. This can be seen by the use of red circles in the company logo.
Alexandria, did she just ask me a question?
Alexandria: No, it's just how we talk.
When Alexandria is sitting on Roy's bed after talking to him about the Eucharist, one of the bows in her hair disappears and reappears between shots.
For the UK version, some changes were made to remove footage from the archive cinema clips that involved real cruelty to horses, as this contravenes the UK's Cinematograph Films (Animals) Act 1937.
English, Romanian, Latin
RUR 3,780,988 (Russia) (6 January 2008)
$2,280,348 (USA) (1 January 2010)