Mio in the Land of Faraway
Country of Origin: Sweden
Production year: 1987
Director: Vladimir Grammatikov
Rating: Rating
UPC [Locale]: 013131-132199
Running time: 1:39 (99 Min.)
Casetype: Keep Case
Format: NTSC, Anamorphic Widescreen 1.85:1
DVD-Format: Single-Sided, Single-Layered
Released: April 24, 2001
Collection type: Owned (#1173)
Status: Available
Purchase date: May 15, 2001
Purchase price: Hidden
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Overview
When a lonely boy searches for his long-lost father, he finds himself transported to a distant paradise of mysterious castles, mighty genies and mythical monsters. But there is a danger in this Land of Faraway when an evil knight places a curse on all the kingdom's children. Can one brave young man fight the forces of darkness armed only with the powers of magic?

MIO IN THE LAND OF FARAWAY is based on the classic children's novel MIO, MY SON by Astrid Lindgren, the internationally beloved author of PIPPI LONGSTOCKING. Filmed on stunning locations in Scotland, Switzerland and the Crimea, this delightful fantasy adventure also features original music by Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaes of ABBA.
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Genres
Family
Fantasy
Adventure
Studios
Production Studios:
 • Miramax Films
 • Nordisk Tonefilm International
 • Gorky Film Studio
Media Companies:
 • Anchor Bay Entertainment
Audio format
English  Dolby Digital Surround
Subtitles
 
Discs
# Description A B DS DL A DL B
1Main Feature
Features
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Crew
Direction
Vladimir Grammatikov....Director
Writing
Astrid Lindgren....Original Material By
William Aldridge....Screenwriter
Production
Klas Olofsson....Executive Producer
Terje Kristiansen....Executive Producer
Ingemar Ejve....Producer
Cinematography
Aleksandr Antipenko....Director of Photography
Kjell Vassdal....Cinematographer
Film Editing
Darek Hodor....Film Editor
Music
Anders Eljas....Composer
Benny Andersson....Song Writer
Björn Ulvaeus....Song Writer
Sound
John Hayward....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Art
Konstantin Zagorsky....Production Designer
Jevgenia Chervonskaya....Costume Designer
Derek Meddings....Visual Effects
Louisa Machilskaya....Make-up Artist
Kaj Grönberg....Make-up Artist
Maria Strid....Make-up Artist
Cast
Nicholas Pickard....Mio
Christian Bale....Jum-Jum
Timothy Bottoms....The King
Susannah York....The Weaver Woman
Christopher Lee....Kato
Sverre Anker Ousdal....The Swordmaker
Igor Isulovitch....Eno
Gunilla Nyroos....Aunt Edna
Linn Stokke....Mrs. Lundin
Stig Engström....Benke's Father
Geoffrey Staines....The Spirit
Lubov Germanova....Jum-Jum's Mother
Andrei Petrov....Jiri
Andrei Sergeyev....Nonno
Denis Bodrov....Lollo
Anna Foght....Millimani