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Jim Henson's The Storyteller: The Complete Collection

by Jim Henson (Creator), Anthony Minghella (Screenwriter), Anthony Minghella

Other authors: Michael Gambon (Actor), David Greenaway (Actor), Brian Henson (Actor), John Hurt (Actor), Robert Tygner (Actor)

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An old man tells folktales to his dog.

At its best it's fun, and at its worst it's at least interesting. It's one of the only faithful screen adaptations of fairy tales. They just don't make shows like this - and understandably. Henson and Minghella apparently just said "fuck it" to every conventional idea of what audiences like and made the weird-ass show they felt like making.

Concept: A
Story: B
Characters: C
Dialog: B
Pacing: C
Cinematography: C
Special effects/design: A
Acting: B
Music: B

Enjoyment: A

GPA: 3.0/4 ( )
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Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Henson, JimCreatorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Minghella, AnthonyScreenwritermain authorall editionsconfirmed
Minghella, Anthonymain authorall editionsconfirmed
Gambon, MichaelActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Greenaway, DavidActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Henson, BrianActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hurt, JohnActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Tygner, RobertActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Please keep in mind that the Complete Collection contains all nine episodes of the first series of The Storyteller, while the Definitive Collection contains the first series and the Greek Myths series. Please do not combine.
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An anthology classic folk tales, fables and legends retold by Jim Henson's Creature Shop.

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