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Strange Magic

Synopsis
Computed-animated musical fantasy from the Walt Disney Studio inspired by A Midsummer Night’s Dream. It takes popular song from the last six decades to help tell a story of fairies, goblins, elves and more, and the adventures sparked by the fight over a powerful potion.
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Film
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
2015
Duration
100 mins

Credits

Director
Guy Rydstrom
Producer
Mark Miller
Screenplay
David Berenbaum; Guy Rydstrom; Irene Mecchi
Music
Marius De Vries
Art Direction
Simon Murton
Cast
Alan CummingBog King (voice)
Alfred MolinaFairy King, Marianne and Dawn’s father
Evan Rachel WoodMarianne (voice)

Additional Details

Production type
Animation
Plays
Midsummer Night’s Dream, A
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
Released on DVD May 2015. Region 1 only.
General
Adapted from a story by George Lucas.
History
The film’s opening weekend box office debut (in the US) f $5.5 million is one of the worst ever for a film opening at 3,000+ theatres.

Production Company

Name

Lucasfilm

Online Retailer

Name

amazon.com

Web
http://www.amazon.com External site opens in new window

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