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Outdoor Movies at the Skirball: The NeverEnding Story (1984)

Public Programs | Film

Still from the movie The NeverEnding Story showing the main character, Bastian, riding over snow capped mountains on the dragon Falkor.

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Immerse yourself in monsters and imagination and rediscover the power of storytelling and the boundless magic of childhood.

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Friday, May 31, 2024

About the Program

Immerse yourself in monsters and imagination with Falkor and Atreyu, saving the realm from The Nothing. Rediscover the power of storytelling and the boundless magic of childhood. With its breathtaking visuals and unforgettable characters, The NeverEnding Story is a cinematic journey that transcends time.

Directed by Wolfgang Petersen (1984, 92 min., Rated PG)

Arrive early to view the exhibitions! The NeverEnding Story is the perfect complement to the exhibition Wild Things Are Happening: The Art of Maurice Sendakwhich highlights the fantasy worlds, monsters both friend and foe, and creativity of Maurice Sendak's sixty-year career. And don't miss Frank Stella: Had Gadya, The American Library, Common Ground, and Visions and Values while you're here.

"A marvelously realized flight of pure fantasy." —Variety

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The NeverEnding Story (1984) Official Trailer - Childhood Fantasy Movie HD

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