Jim Henson Collection

1988
  |  401 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC

Synopsis

Collection of adventures directed by Jim Henson. 'Labyrinth' (1986) sees suburban girl Sarah (Jennifer Connelly) as she is forced against her will to babysit her baby brother, and wishes for the goblins to come and take him away. When this wish unexpectedly comes true, the Goblin King (David Bowie) tells Sarah that she can rescue her brother only by negotiating the labyrinth which leads to the Goblin Castle. Left with no choice, Sarah sets out on a dangerous adventure in a land where nothing is what it seems. 'The Dark Crystal (1982) tells the story of a mysterious crystal that was broken 1,000 years ago when creating two new races, the evil Skeksis and the kind Mystics. With fueding all around him, Gelfling Jen (voice of Henson) - the only one left of his kind - dreams of the day when he can restore peace to his planet. A Mystic tells him that in order to return Thra to its former glory Jen must heal the crystal before the three suns align. If he fails, the Skeksis will be free to rule forever... Finally, 'Storyteller' (1988) is an anthology series featuring both human actors and creations from Jim Henson's Creature Shop in a re-telling of classic folk tales, fables and legends.