Director: Ron Howard Run Time: 126 min. Format: DCP Rating: PG Release Year: 1988
Starring: Joanne Whalley, Val Kilmer, Warwick Davis
A battle between good and evil plays out when a reluctant farmer protects a special baby girl from a tyrannical queen in the American fantasy film WILLOW.
With its stunning special effects and dazzling action, Willow has become one of our most loved fantasy films. The story begins when a young farmer and magician Willow Ufgood finds an abandoned baby during a time in which all pregnant women are banned by the evil sorceress Queen Bavmorda. Since this child is Elora Danan (the one destined to end the Queen’s reign of evil), Willow and his allies swordsman Madmartigan, sorceress Fin Razel and the Brownies Franjean and Rool are thrust into a sweeping adventure where they must battle the forces of darkness that threaten them.
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