Viewing: August 17,2024

Watch Trailer Director: Wolfgang Petersen
Cast: Noah Hathaway, Barret Oliver, Tami Stronach

This year marks the 40th anniversary of one of Hollywood’s most magnificent fantasy films – The NeverEnding Story!

After his recently-widowed father confronts him about daydreaming too much, bookish 10-year old Bastian Bux heads to school with many deep thoughts to consider. On the way, he encounters a group of bullies who give chase and cause Bastian to take refuge in an odd little bookstore. He takes interest in the unusual book that the proprietor is reading, but is cautioned against opening its cover. When the proprietor becomes distracted, Bastian seizes the opportunity to borrow the book and retreats to the attic of the school to begin reading it. He soon discovers that not only does a world beyond his imagination lie within the pages of the book, but also that he is somehow connected to the events that unfold as the story progresses.

Director Wolfgang Petersen’s film is a triumph of movie magic, with an awe-inspiring plot, unforgettable characters, and it’s message of never losing sight of the fact that a strong imagination can keep the world from forever slipping away.




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Running Time: 102 MIN102 MIN
This Film is Wheelchair Accessible
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