The Dark crystal

United Kingdom, 1982

Film
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A magnificent puppet animation from the Muppets creator, Jim Henson. The tale begins when Jen is told of a prophecy by his master - a wise and gentle mystic. Jen sets to the task of returning the crystal shard to the all powerful Dark Crystal, making it whole again, and restoring light to the world. For the first time ever, here is a totally live action film inhabited only by creatures - set in another world, another time - in the age of wonder. Rated: G

Credits

production company

Henson Associates

ITC Entertainment

co-producer

Jim Henson

Gary Kurtz

co-director

Jim Henson

Frank Oz

Duration

01:32:43:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1982

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

300928

Language

English

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Muppets

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Puppet films

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children 0-6

Childrens Films → Children 6-12

Childrens Films → Children's films - Great Britain

Childrens Films → Puppet films

Fantasy & Science Fiction

Fantasy & Science Fiction → Fantasy

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Great Britain

Magic, Occult & Supernatural → Fantasy

Music & Performing Arts → Muppets

Music & Performing Arts → Puppet films

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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