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FILM DETAILS
Certificate U
Cast
Todd Armstrong
Nancy Kovack
Gary Raymond
Directors
Don Chaffey
Screenwriters
Beverley Cross
Jan Read
Running Time
104 minutes

Jason And The Argonauts
Ray Harryhausen's stop motion at the top of its game.


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Plot
To regain his rightful place on the throne of Thessaly, Jason must cross perilous seas to the land of Colchis to retrieve the fabled Golden Fleece. Along the Jason and his crew of legendary heroes must contend with harpies, crashing rocks, a giant bronze colossus, a multi-headed hydra and an army of skeleton warriors.


Verdict
For sheer old-fashioned, childhood rekindling adventure you really can't go past it - just don't take the rose-tinted glasses off.


Reviewed by Ian Nathan

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