The NeverEnding Story 40th Anniversary
director: Wolfgang Petersen
writer: Wolfgang Petersen, Herman Weigel, Michael Ende
cast: Barret Oliver, Gerald McRaney, Noah Hathaway, Tami Stronach
release date: July 21st, 2024
The NeverEnding Story tells the story of Bastian (Barret Oliver) who, on his way to school one day, ducks into a bookstore to avoid bullies. Sneaking away with a book called "The NeverEnding Story," Bastian begins reading it in the school attic. The novel is about Fantasia, a fantasy land threatened by "The Nothing," a darkness that destroys everything it touches. The kingdom needs the help of a human child to survive. When Bastian reads a description of himself in the book, he begins to wonder if Fantasia is real and needs him to survive.This special 40th anniversary event includes exclusive insight from Leonard Maltin.