The Dark Crystal

Jim Henson & Frank Oz, USA, 1982, 93 min., PG

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Lightbox Film Center brings back another beloved movie classic from the 1980’s in Jim Henson’s groundbreaking vision of The Dark Crystal. Imagine, a long time ago in a far-off world, the evil Skexis have ruled for a thousand years, exploiting the land as they have grown twisted and ancient. But now the good Mystics, their equivalent who have kept out of their way all this time, have sent a lone Gelfling called Jen, a survivor of a vanished race, to find the shard of the huge crystal that gives the Skexis their power as foretold in the prophecy. If he fails, the Skexis will reign forever...

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