History Film / TheLandOfFaraway

29th Dec '17 10:56:26 AM nombretomado
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He reveals that he's traveled to Earth to retrieve the one bearing the sign of the golden apple. He instructs the boy to grab hold of his beard and then slowly floats out into space and through the galaxy until they reach The Land of Faraway. Oddly enough, Bosse survives this journey. Once there, Bosse is reunited with his real father, who turns out to be none other than the King (no, not ''that'' [[ElvisPresley King]]), played by Bottoms. The King reveals that Bosse's real name is Mio and the boy begins an idyllic life on ''Green Meadow Island''. He's treated with love and adoration by his father and subjects, and even gets cool horse out of the deal, Miramas.

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He reveals that he's traveled to Earth to retrieve the one bearing the sign of the golden apple. He instructs the boy to grab hold of his beard and then slowly floats out into space and through the galaxy until they reach The Land of Faraway. Oddly enough, Bosse survives this journey. Once there, Bosse is reunited with his real father, who turns out to be none other than the King (no, not ''that'' [[ElvisPresley [[Music/ElvisPresley King]]), played by Bottoms. The King reveals that Bosse's real name is Mio and the boy begins an idyllic life on ''Green Meadow Island''. He's treated with love and adoration by his father and subjects, and even gets cool horse out of the deal, Miramas.
5th Nov '17 8:47:48 AM Derpguy
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* BadassCape: Mio and Jum-Jum is gifted two capes which has many practical abilities.
** InvisibilityCloak: Mio's magical cape can turn invisible.



* TheChosenOne: Mio is the chosen one, with his destiny prophesied to defeat Kato.

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* TheChosenOne: Mio is the chosen one, with his destiny prophesied to defeat Kato.long prophesied.
* CollapsingLair: After Mio has slain Kato, his castle lair collapses into ruin.
* EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep: Everyone calls him the King.



* GenieinaBottle: Literally.

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* GenieinaBottle: Literally.[[GenieinaBottle Genie in a Bottle]]: Literally.
* KidHero: Mio.
5th Nov '17 6:00:17 AM Derpguy
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* RuleOfSeven: When Kato has captured our heroes and he puts them in TheTower. The Tower has seven locks, guarded by seven guards and the rest of the castle will be guarded by seven and seventy guards.

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* RuleOfSeven: When Kato has captured our heroes and he puts them they are imprisoned in TheTower. The Tower has seven locks, guarded by seven guards and the rest of the castle will be guarded by seven and seventy guards.
5th Nov '17 5:59:10 AM Derpguy
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* TheChosenOne: Mio is the chosen one, as is his prophesied destiny.

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* TheChosenOne: Mio is the chosen one, as is with his destiny prophesied destiny.to defeat Kato.
5th Nov '17 5:54:47 AM Derpguy
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!!'''''The Land of Faraway''''' provides examples of:

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!!'''''The Land of Faraway''''' provides examples of:of:

* BalefulPolymorph: Kato is kidnapping children and forcing them to be his slaves. Those who refuse are transformed into birds and forced to circle his castle in flight forever.
* TheChosenOne: Mio is the chosen one, as is his prophesied destiny.
* EvilOverlord: The evil knight Kato rules over the Land Outside.
* GenieinaBottle: Literally.
* MagicalLand: The Land of Faraway.
* ParentalAbandonment: The [[MissingMom mother is dead]] and the father is nowhere to be seen.
* ReallyRoyaltyReveal: When Mio arrives at the Land of Faraway, he first meets the King, which is his father.
* RuleOfSeven: When Kato has captured our heroes and he puts them in TheTower. The Tower has seven locks, guarded by seven guards and the rest of the castle will be guarded by seven and seventy guards.
* TinTyrant: Kato is never seen without his [[BlackKnight black armour]].
* VillainBeatingArtifact: Kato can only be killed by stabbing a sword which can cut through stone through his heart which is made out of stone.
* WhiteStallion: Our hero's horse is white.
25th Aug '16 1:30:53 AM pigeonbrain
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The film begins in modern Stockholm. An orphaned boy named Bosse suffers neglect and abuse at the hands of his cruel aunt Edna and his apathetic Uncle Sixton, as well as being picked on by local bullies. For the record, his mother is confirmed dead and his father just disappeared. His best friend is Benke ([[Creator/ChristianBale Bale]]), son of a [[GoodParents kind and loving father]]. The kind Boose wishes he had, too. After an especially horrific night of abuse by his aunt and uncle, he runs away into the night to seek his real father.

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The film begins in modern Stockholm. An orphaned boy named Bosse suffers neglect and abuse at the hands of his cruel aunt Edna and his apathetic Uncle Sixton, as well as being picked on by local bullies. For the record, his mother is confirmed dead and his father just disappeared. His best friend is Benke ([[Creator/ChristianBale Bale]]), son of a [[GoodParents kind and loving father]]. The kind Boose Bosse wishes he had, too. After an especially horrific night of abuse by his aunt and uncle, he runs away into the night to seek his real father.
28th Dec '14 12:30:36 PM nombretomado
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''The Land of Faraway'' is an [[TheEighties 80s]] family fantasy film directed by Vladimir Grammatikov, and starring ChristopherLee, Creator/ChristianBale, Nicholas Pickard, Timothy Bottoms, and Susanna York. It's based on the book, ''Mio, My Mio'', by Creator/AstridLindgren.

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''The Land of Faraway'' is an [[TheEighties 80s]] family fantasy film directed by Vladimir Grammatikov, and starring ChristopherLee, Creator/ChristopherLee, Creator/ChristianBale, Nicholas Pickard, Timothy Bottoms, and Susanna York. It's based on the book, ''Mio, My Mio'', by Creator/AstridLindgren.



However, not all is well. Something called ''The Whispering Well'' tells Mio that an iron-clawed knight named Kato ([[ChristopherLee Lee]]) from the Land Outside has been kidnapping children and then forcing them to be his slaves by replacing their hearts with stones. Any children that refuse to serve him are transformed into birds and made to circle above the castle forever. Even his name induces terror when spoken. It also makes the wind pick up and the skies cloud over. He's just ''that'' evil. There's a prophecy about Kato as well. Only a young boy of royal blood, riding a white horse and bring with him a single companion can defeat him.

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However, not all is well. Something called ''The Whispering Well'' tells Mio that an iron-clawed knight named Kato ([[ChristopherLee ([[Creator/ChristopherLee Lee]]) from the Land Outside has been kidnapping children and then forcing them to be his slaves by replacing their hearts with stones. Any children that refuse to serve him are transformed into birds and made to circle above the castle forever. Even his name induces terror when spoken. It also makes the wind pick up and the skies cloud over. He's just ''that'' evil. There's a prophecy about Kato as well. Only a young boy of royal blood, riding a white horse and bring with him a single companion can defeat him.
27th Jan '14 6:44:36 AM m8e
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''The Land of Faraway'' is an [[TheEighties 80s]] family fantasy film directed by Vladimir Grammatikov, and starring ChristopherLee, Creator/ChristianBale, Nicholas Pickard, Timothy Bottoms, and Susanna York. It's based on the book, ''Mio, My Mio'', by Astrid Lindgren.

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''The Land of Faraway'' is an [[TheEighties 80s]] family fantasy film directed by Vladimir Grammatikov, and starring ChristopherLee, Creator/ChristianBale, Nicholas Pickard, Timothy Bottoms, and Susanna York. It's based on the book, ''Mio, My Mio'', by Astrid Lindgren.
Creator/AstridLindgren.
28th Dec '13 6:52:11 PM nombretomado
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''The Land of Faraway'' is an [[TheEighties 80s]] family fantasy film directed by Vladimir Grammatikov, and starring ChristopherLee, ChristianBale, Nicholas Pickard, Timothy Bottoms, and Susanna York. It's based on the book, ''Mio, My Mio'', by Astrid Lindgren.

The film begins in modern Stockholm. An orphaned boy named Bosse suffers neglect and abuse at the hands of his cruel aunt Edna and his apathetic Uncle Sixton, as well as being picked on by local bullies. For the record, his mother is confirmed dead and his father just disappeared. His best friend is Benke ([[ChristianBale Bale]]), son of a [[GoodParents kind and loving father]]. The kind Boose wishes he had, too. After an especially horrific night of abuse by his aunt and uncle, he runs away into the night to seek his real father.

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''The Land of Faraway'' is an [[TheEighties 80s]] family fantasy film directed by Vladimir Grammatikov, and starring ChristopherLee, ChristianBale, Creator/ChristianBale, Nicholas Pickard, Timothy Bottoms, and Susanna York. It's based on the book, ''Mio, My Mio'', by Astrid Lindgren.

The film begins in modern Stockholm. An orphaned boy named Bosse suffers neglect and abuse at the hands of his cruel aunt Edna and his apathetic Uncle Sixton, as well as being picked on by local bullies. For the record, his mother is confirmed dead and his father just disappeared. His best friend is Benke ([[ChristianBale ([[Creator/ChristianBale Bale]]), son of a [[GoodParents kind and loving father]]. The kind Boose wishes he had, too. After an especially horrific night of abuse by his aunt and uncle, he runs away into the night to seek his real father.



Before long, Mio has befriended several local children, including the royal gardener's son Jum-Jum (also played by [[ChristianBale Bale]]). Others include the farm boy Jiri and his siblings, and the shepherd boy Nonno. Nonno teaches Mio and Jum-Jum.

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Before long, Mio has befriended several local children, including the royal gardener's son Jum-Jum (also played by [[ChristianBale [[Creator/ChristianBale Bale]]). Others include the farm boy Jiri and his siblings, and the shepherd boy Nonno. Nonno teaches Mio and Jum-Jum.
24th Mar '13 12:32:18 PM montmorencey
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On the way, he meets the kindly shopkeeper Mrs Lundin. She gives him an apple and asks him to mail a postcard. The postcard is addressed to ''the Land of Faraway'', informing its King of Bosse's impending journey there. After Bosse mails the postcard, his apple turns golden (right as he about to ''bite into it'', no less). Dropping the polymorphed apple in shock, Bosse spots something wriggling around in a discarded beer bottle. He pops it open and out comes the disenbodied head that identifies itself as ''The Spirit from The Land of Faraway.''

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On the way, he meets the kindly shopkeeper Mrs Lundin. She gives him an apple and asks him to mail a postcard. The postcard is addressed to ''the Land of Faraway'', informing its King of Bosse's impending journey there. After Bosse mails the postcard, his apple turns golden (right as he about to ''bite into it'', no less). Dropping the polymorphed apple in shock, Bosse spots something wriggling around in a discarded beer bottle. He pops it open and out comes the disenbodied disembodied head that identifies itself as ''The Spirit from The Land of Faraway.''



He reveals that he's traveled to Earth to retrieve the one bearing the sign of the golden apple. He instructs the boy to ''grab hold of his bear'' and then ''sloooooowly'' floats out into space and through the galaxy until they reach The Land of Faraway. Oddly enough, Bosse survives this journey. Once there, Bosse is reunited with his real father, who turns out to be none other than the King (no, not ''that'' [[ElvisPresley King]]), played by Bottoms. The King reveals that Bosse's real name is Mio and the boy begins an idyllic life on ''Green Meadow Island''. He's treated with love and adoration by his father and subjects, and even gets cool horse out of the deal, Shadowfax, er, I mean Shadowfax, I mean Shadowfax... I mean Miramas.

Before long, Mio has befriended several locatl child, including the royal gardener's son Jum-Jum (also played by [[ChristianBale Bale]] for no discernable reason). Others include the farm boy Jiri and his siblings, and the shepherd boy Nonno. Nonno teaches Mio and Jum-Jum.

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He reveals that he's traveled to Earth to retrieve the one bearing the sign of the golden apple. He instructs the boy to ''grab grab hold of his bear'' beard and then ''sloooooowly'' slowly floats out into space and through the galaxy until they reach The Land of Faraway. Oddly enough, Bosse survives this journey. Once there, Bosse is reunited with his real father, who turns out to be none other than the King (no, not ''that'' [[ElvisPresley King]]), played by Bottoms. The King reveals that Bosse's real name is Mio and the boy begins an idyllic life on ''Green Meadow Island''. He's treated with love and adoration by his father and subjects, and even gets cool horse out of the deal, Shadowfax, er, I mean Shadowfax, I mean Shadowfax... I mean Miramas.

Before long, Mio has befriended several locatl child, local children, including the royal gardener's son Jum-Jum (also played by [[ChristianBale Bale]] for no discernable reason).Bale]]). Others include the farm boy Jiri and his siblings, and the shepherd boy Nonno. Nonno teaches Mio and Jum-Jum.



However, not all is well. Something called ''The Whispering Well'' tells Mio that an iron-clawed knight named Kato ([[ChristopherLee Lee]]) from the Land Outside has been kidnapping children and then forcing them to be his sslaves by ''ripping out their hearts'' (somehow, non-fatally) and replacing them with stones. Any children that refuse to serve are transformed into birds and made to circle above the castle forever. Even his name induces terror when spoken. It also makes the wind pick up and the skies cloud over. He's just ''that'' evil. There's a prophecy about Kato as well. Only a young boy of royal blood, riding a white horse and bring with him a single companion can defeat him.

Mio picks up on the fact that he meets all the job qualifications and thus sets out on his epic journey with his gardener and horse, armed with nothing but magical bread that satisfies all hunger! ...Methinks his plan needs a little more thought.

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However, not all is well. Something called ''The Whispering Well'' tells Mio that an iron-clawed knight named Kato ([[ChristopherLee Lee]]) from the Land Outside has been kidnapping children and then forcing them to be his sslaves slaves by ''ripping out their hearts'' (somehow, non-fatally) and replacing them their hearts with stones. Any children that refuse to serve him are transformed into birds and made to circle above the castle forever. Even his name induces terror when spoken. It also makes the wind pick up and the skies cloud over. He's just ''that'' evil. There's a prophecy about Kato as well. Only a young boy of royal blood, riding a white horse and bring with him a single companion can defeat him.

Mio picks up on the fact that he meets all the job qualifications and thus sets out on his epic journey with his gardener Jum-Jum and horse, armed with nothing but magical bread that satisfies all hunger! ...Methinks his plan needs a little more thought.
Miramas.
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