19 November 2017; “The Last Unicorn” (1982) Throwback

Get ready for today’s…Blast from the Past!

From Primetime Emmy nominee directors Arthur Rankin Jr. and Jules Bass, comes this animated fantasy adventure…

Schmendrick: “It’s a very rare person who is taken for what he truly is.”

“The Last Unicorn” released on this day November 19th 1982, making the film 35 years old as of today.

Based on Peter S. Beagle’s 1968 novel of the same name, the film centers on the eponymous unicorn (voiced by Golden Globe winner Mia Farrow) on a journey to find the rest of her kind with the help of a wizard (voiced by Oscar winner Alan Arkin) and learns about love and regret along the way.

Fun fact; actors Dustin Hoffman, Harrison Ford and Mark Hamill were considered voices for Schmendrick.

Some of the film’s highlights include the intriguing animation, story, and the star-studded cast which also features the voices of Oscar winner Jeff Bridges, Oscar nominee Angela Lansbury, and cinema icon Christopher Lee, as well as the acclaimed voice acting.

If you are looking for charming fantasy family fare from the early 80s, which also includes needed parental guidance, then this is for you, or for anyone you know, who likes the aforementioned aspects.

Poster source: IMP (Internet Movie Poster) Awards.
Poster artwork and design: Unknown.