The Never Ending Story is a 1984 film that draws its plot from Michael Ende’s novel of the same name. The film has been produced by Bernd Eichinger and Dieter and directed by Wolfgang Petersen. The production companies associated with the creation of this film are Neue Constantin Film, Bavaria Film and Producers Sales Organization.
It was one of the costliest films that had been created at that time, which eventually became worth it. It is a fantasy movie mainly for children that depicts Bastian and his struggle to avoid being bullied. Bastian gets involved in a fantasy world where he finds solace and gets into many intriguing adventures to watch.
Should You Stream it or Skip It?
The Never Ending Story is simple yet new of a kind. It is a very old film, but I still remember its excellent creation of the fantasy world and its simple and exciting plot. Everyone of us wants to run into a world that has no chaos and only peace. But it seems, in reality, no such world happens to be present.
The fantasy world also has an evil force, yet it seems it is way easier to handle than the problems one faces in reality. If you love adventure movies and want to enjoy the end of this year on a happy and merry note, choosing to watch this film is an excellent choice.
What Our Critic has to Say?
The film has been able to get a high rating, 7.4/10 in IMDb, so you can imagine that watching it is indeed going to be worthwhile. The plot is simple yet unique and can furnish an excellent vibe that mesmerizes the audience. The creatures, background, animation, characters all are placed accurately and not for a single moment will you feel boring.
It is a children’s movie, but if you want to watch it to relax and have a leisure time with your family, your choice will be the best. Reliving childhood days once again is going to be wholesome for you surely.
The actors and actresses who are seen in The Never Ending Story are Barret Oliver as Bastian Balthazar Bux; Noah Hathaway as Atreyu; Tami Stronach as The Childlike Empress; Patricia Hayes as Urgl; Sydney Bromley as Engywook; Gerald McRaney as Mr. Bux; Moses Gunn as Cairon; Alan Oppenheimer; Thomas Hill as Carl Conrad Coreander; Deep Roy as Teeny Weeny; TiloPruckner as Nighthob; and few more.
The story of The Never Ending Story revolves around Bastian Bux, who can be seen as an introvert who his classmates ridicule for being extremely shy. One day to escape such criticisms, he takes shelter in a bookstore where he comes across a book named The Never Ending Story and reads about a fictional world that also has an evil force named The Nothing.
Bastian involuntarily becomes a part of this world and, with the aid of Falkor, is able to stop getting bullied from his peers. It is a must-watch a movie, so watch it and comment whether you liked it or not.