THE NEVERENDING STORY
MON 13 JAN @ 10.30AM | Arc Cinema | $12/$10
1984 | G | 102 mins | DCP | West Germany| D: Wolfgang Petersen
On his way to school, Bastian ducks onto a bookstore to avoid bullies. Sneaking away with a book called The Neverending Story, Bastian begins reading it in the school attic. The novel is about Fantasia, a fantasy land threatened by The Nothing, a darkness that destroys everything it touches. The kingdom needs the help of a human child to survive. When Bastian reads a description of himself in th book, he begins to wonder if he has a part to play in saving Fantasia...
'A fairy tale of the very best kind' - Time Out
'A marvellously realised flight of pure fantasy' - Variety
'Petersen's direction is assured and children will be dazzled by the imaginative effects and stuning sets' - Radio Times