Film: Nemo

Nemo (released in some countries under the title Dream One) is a 1984 Fantasy film loosely based on Little Nemo in Slumberland.

It begins with the eponymous main character's parents going out to the opera. Their butler, Benjamin promises to tell Nemo a bedtime story involving rocket ships, Zorro, and Alice in Wonderland — but before Benjamin has a chance to tell the story, Nemo gets out of bed and goes into an elevator which takes him to a beach on a world where it's always twilight during the daytime. There he encounters several strange characters, including Princess Alice of Yonderland, The Legend (a Captain Ersatz of Zorro), and a mysterious alien named Rals-Akrai (who arrives in a rocket ship). A significant portion of the story takes place in the Nautilus (the submarine from Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea). The film has a dream-like feel to it — it's very surreal and in parts, somewhat creepy.

Nemo provides examples of the following tropes:


Alternative Title(s):

Dream One