Long Live Ghosts 1977

Long Live Ghosts 1977

Long Live Ghosts 1977
At zijí duchové! (original title)
1h 25min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy | 12 April 1979 (Hungary)

Storyline:

Trespassing gang of boys encounter a ghost in the ruins of a castle. When they rescue the ghost who is caught in a trapset, they become allies in a fight to prevent ruins from being turned into mushroom farm by the city authorities.

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Down Down the Deep River 2014

Down Down the Deep River 2014

Down Down the Deep River 2014
41min | Short, Drama, Fantasy

Storyline:

A poetic, abstract tribute to classic children’s fantasy films, “Down Down the Deep River” was conceived as a visual song and written and directed by Will Sheff, lead singer and writer for Okkervil River. The film was shot in Sheff’s hometown in rural New Hampshire and stars local actors.

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A Wrinkle in Time 2018

A Wrinkle in Time 2018

A Wrinkle in Time 2018
PG | 1h 49min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy | 9 March 2018 (USA)

Storyline:

Following the discovery of a new form of space travel as well as Meg’s father’s disappearance, she, her brother, and her friend must join three magical beings – Mrs. Whatsit, Mrs. Who, and Mrs. Which – to travel across the universe to rescue him from a terrible evil.

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Medusa 1998

Medusa 1998

Medusa 1998
Medousa (original title)
1h 27min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller | 16 November 1998 (Greece)

Storyline:

In this wry retelling of the ancient Medusa myth, strange, clothed statues of men are appearing all over Greece. Only Perseus, a leader of a gang of modern Athenian thieves, with a strange childhood, holds the answer to the mystery–and it has something to do with beautiful, long-haired women in black. One night his group breaks into the house of one such creature. Filled with low-key humor and suspense, Medusa unfolds in a simple and tantalizing way.

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Nico the Unicorn 1998

Nico the Unicorn 1998
Not Rated | 1h 30min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy | 14 August 2001 (USA)

Storyline:

Based on the popular novel for young adults by Frank Sacks, this heart-warming drama concerns Billy Hastings, an 11-year-old boy whose life is shattered after his leg is permanently damaged by a drunk driver. Billy and his mother Julie move to a new town in hopes of escaping the bad memories of the accident. Not long after they arrive, they visit a threadbare circus, where they discover a neglected horse. Feeling sorry for the animal, they arrange to take it home, only to discover that the horse is pregnant. That’s the least of their surprises, though; the horse shortly gives birth to a unicorn, which appears to have magical powers.

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The Tenants Downstairs 2016

The Tenants Downstairs 2016

The Tenants Downstairs 2016
Lou xia de fang ke (original title)
1h 50min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery | 12 August 2016 (Taiwan)

Storyline:

A loafer inherits an apartment block and lets out the place to a group of tenants, including a lusty gymnastics teacher, a geeky college student, a single father with his young daughter, a gay couple, a writer and a sexy female office worker. An incredible story is about to unfold as they start their lives in the same building.

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Behind the Blue Door 2016

Behind the Blue Door 2016

Behind the Blue Door 2016
Za niebieskimi drzwiami (original title)
1h 39min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy | 4 November 2016 (Poland)

Storyline:

Behind the blue door – an adventure beyond your wildest dreams. No other bestselling Polish childrens’ book been adapted for the screen quite like Behind the Blue Door, a favourite among kids and teachers alike. The adaptation, directed by Mariusz Paleja, takes viewers on an extraordinary journey. It has everything children love: intriguing heroes, mysterious monsters and new friends – colourful, magical birds. It is the world you see when you close your eyes before falling asleep. The magical doors lead to a world of dreams so real you could live in it, so exciting you yearn to discover it and so mysterious it even frightens you. Behind the Blue Door is the first Polish film to be made with such momentum and epic special effects and it is sure to appeal to the people of all ages. One of the main themes of the film is the great power of parental love.

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The Secret Garden 1993

The Secret Garden 1993

The Secret Garden 1993
G | 1h 41min | Drama, Family, Fantasy | 13 August 1993 (USA)

Storyline:

Living in India, Mary Lennox, a young, privileged girl, is left orphaned when her parents are killed in an earthquake. She is sent back to England where she goes to live on her uncle’s estate. It is a fairly isolated existence and she has to find things to keep herself occupied. She finds a sickly young boy…and a secret garden.

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