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FILM DETAILS
Certificate PG
Cast
Val Kilmer
Joanne Whalley
Warwick Davis
Jean Marsh
Directors
Ron Howard
Screenwriters
George Lucas
Bob Dolman
Running Time
126 minutes

Willow
It's a little bit magic


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Plot
A diminutive nelwyn named Willow teams up with a wandering swordsman to protect a baby princess who has miraculously fallen into his care. It is fortold this baby girl will bring about the end of the rule of evil sorceress-queen Bavmorda.


Verdict
Willow is not without its charms - the effects are more than special, the set-pieces suitably epic but it just doesn't fulfill the promise of certain other fantasy films.


Reviewed by Chris Hewitt

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