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THE DARK CRYSTAL (1982)

THE DARK CRYSTAL <span>(1982)</span> artwork

THE DARK CRYSTAL (1982)

Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 90

Release dates 25/03/2016

BBFCInsight mild fantasy violence, threat, scary scenes

Genre(s) Fantasy

Director(s) Jim Henson,Frank Oz

Cast includes Stephen Garlick (voice), Lisa Maxwell (voice), Billie Whitelaw (voice), Percy Edwards (voice), Barry Dennen (voice), Brian Muehl (voice), Michael Kilgarriff (voice), Jerry Nelson (voice), Steve Whitmire (voice), Thick Wilson (voice), John Baddeley (voice), David Buck (voice), Charles Collingwood (voice), Sean Barrett (voice), Joseph O'Conor (voice), Jim Henson (voice), Frank Oz (voice), Kiran Shah (voice)

Summary THE DARK CRYSTAL is an animated fantasy, from 1982, about the quest to reunite a small shard of crystal with the powerful Dark Crystal from which it was carved in a past age.

Cut All known versions of this work passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 15/03/2016

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

THE DARK CRYSTAL is an animated fantasy, from 1982, about the quest to reunite a small shard of crystal with the powerful Dark Crystal from which it was carved in a past age.

Threat

There are numerous scenes of mild threat as the hero and heroine are pursued by a race of creatures intent upon their enslavement and destruction. There are some scary scenes as captives are subjected to a process to remove their thoughts and life essences, leaving them unable to talk or think.

Violence

There is some mild fantasy violence as the hero and heroine battle to escape the clutches of their enemies, one of whom sustains a small cut to his hand.

Details

Title
THE DARK CRYSTAL
Also known as
THE DARK CRYSTAL - PICTURE-IN-PICTURE COMMENTARY,DARK CRYSTAL
Year
1982
Formats
DVD, Cinema
Distributor(s)
U.I.P. (UK),Universal Pictures Int (UK),Sony Pictures Home Entertainment,Sony DADC UK Limited,RCA/Columbia Pictures Video Ltd,Columbia/Tri-Star Home Video
Classified date(s)
22/03/2016
Main language
English
BBFC reference
AZF023896

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