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The Princess and the Golbin review


1991
Directed by József Gémes

Starring Claire Bloom, Joss Ackland and Roy Kinnear


This movie was another amazing thrift store find for me (in fact, I might have gotten it along with Little Nemo, I can't quite remember however), and I'm so happy I found it. I am sad, however, that when I called the 1-800 number for the phone card that was P & G themed, the number was out of service. Sad days. :( (Although to be fair I called in about... Oh... Two years ago maybe? :P)

This is about a princess named Irene. She has a cat friend who followed her everywhere, and one day while her nurse falls asleep, she wanders off into the woods and is attacked by goblins! Luckily a miner boy Curty saves her (and her cat). Her father must leave the castle, and she is left alone. She meets the spirit of her great, great, great-grandmother in the attic, and she gives her several magical gifts (including an awesome ball of string).

Meanwhile, the goblin prince and his mother are plotting to overthrow the "sun-dwellers", and have him marry the princess!

I think this is a cute movie, and I rather enjoyed it. I think it's great for kids, and the art isn't bad either. The music is cute, and isn't too annoying, so that's a plus as well.

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2011-06-21 [Alexi Ice]: I love this movie when I was a kid!!!

2011-06-21 [Akayume]: :D Me too!

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