The NeverEnding Story
Director: Wolfgang Petersen Run Time: 102 min. Format: DCP Rating: PG Release Year: 1984
Starring: Noah Hathaway, Barret Oliver, Tami Stronach
The NeverEnding Story is the movie that’s part of everyone’s childhood film watching history! Based on Michael Ende’s novel, the story features a young boy named Bastian who escapes his bullied childhood by entering the fantasy world via a mysterious ancient storybook. Although warned of the book’s potential dangers by the bookshop’s old proprieter, Bastian “borrows” it one day and begins to read it in his school’s attic. He’s immediately drawn into the land of Fantasia where a young warrior named Atreyu and his luckdragon Falkor must stop the dark storm called Nothing from destroying the Childlike Empress and, well, everything else.