Science-Fiction/Fantasy, Adventure, Big Battles, Fantasy, Medieval, Swashbuckler, Witches And Wizards, Good Vs. Evil, Heroes, Theatrical Release
Willow Special Edition DVD Description
Based on a story by STAR WARS creator George Lucas, WILLOW is director Ron Howard's fantasy world of medieval adventure. WILLOW stars Val Kilmer as Madmartigan, a swashbuckling warrior, and Warwick Davis as the title character. In a mythical kingdom, the evil sorceress Queen Bavmorda (Jean Marsh) plots to kill all infants so that the newborn princess, Elora, will never take over the throne. But a midwife sets the baby adrift in a river, and she is rescued by Willow, a farmer in Nelwyn, a peaceful village of trolls, fairies, and little folk. Willow and Madmartigan begin a quest to deliver the baby from evil while being chased by Queen Bavmorda's daughter, Sorsha (Joanne Whalley), sent to bring the baby back to Nockmaar. Director Howard benefited from his affiliation with George Lucas on the film--Lucas's company, Industrial Light and Magic, contributed the Oscar-nominated special effects. Lucas, the executive producer of WILLOW, went on to create a series of books based on the world of WILLOW, the SHADOW WAR series.
Region 1 Keep Case Single Side - Dual Layer Special Edition Anamorphic Widescreen - 2.35 Audio: Dolby Digital 5.1 - English, Spanish THX-Enhanced Additional Release Material: Audio Commentary: Ron Howard - Director; Warwick Davis - Star Behind the Scenes: 1. MAKING OF A LEGEND 2. Effects Documentary Trailers: 1. Theatrical Trailer 2. TV Spots Text/Photo Galleries: Stills/Photos
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