The Neverending Story


1h 34m 1984

Brief Synopsis

A sensitive little boy, still grieving for his mother, finds respite in a book which chronicles the plight of Fantasia, a magical land created by the dreams and imagination of humankind, now threatened with destruction by The Nothing, a shapeless, ominous force created by human despair.

Film Details

Also Known As
Den oändliga historien, Histoire sans fin, L', Historia Interminable, La, L' Histoire sans fin, Neverending Story, Unendliche Geschichte, Die
MPAA Rating
PG
Genre
Adventure
Family
Fantasy
Release Date
1984

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 34m

Synopsis

A sensitive little boy, still grieving for his mother, finds respite in a book which chronicles the plight of Fantasia, a magical land created by the dreams and imagination of humankind, now threatened with destruction by The Nothing, a shapeless, ominous force created by human despair.

Crew

David Adams

Motion Control

Brigitta Ansary

Makeup

Steven Archer

Animator

Colin Arthur

Special Makeup Effects

Bob Ballan

Visual Effects

Craig Barron

Photography

Dennis Bartlett

Consultant

Mario Behr

Stunts

Uwe Bendixen

Video

Renate Berger

Other

Jean Berziuk

Script Supervisor

Jurgen Bieske

Unit Manager

Werner Bohm

Adr

Peter Bond

Sound Editor

Milan Bor

Sound Mixer

Georg Borgel

Assistant Director

Michael Boyadjiew

Assistant Director

Gaby Bzdega

Camera Assistant

Lothar Ciachowski

Location Manager

Eva Claudius

Sound Editor

Steve Cullane

Special Effects

Mark Damon

Executive Producer

Jim Danforth

Matte Painter

Ul Derico

Scenery

Ul Derico

Art Department

Ul Derico

Special Effects

Ul Derico

Costume Designer

Klaus Doldinger

Music

Robert Easton

Screenplay

Robert Easton

Dialogue Coach

Robert Easton

Writer (Dialogue)

Anton Egerer

Key Grip

Richard Eglseder

Props

Bernd Eichinger

Producer

Mary Eilts

Location Manager

Michael Ende

Source Material (From Novel)

Edwin Erfmann

Makeup

Christopher Evans

Matte Painter

Ulrich Fickel

Effects Coordinator

David Fincher

Matte Painter

Keith Forsey

Song

Don French

Assistant Director

Jair Ganor

Photography

Chris Gant

Special Effects Assistant

John Gant

Special Effects

Martin Gant

Visual Effects

Mark Gardiner

Motion Control

Robert Gavin

Assistant Editor

Marcia Gay

Assistant

Dieter Geissler

Producer

Ernst Geschwind

Special Effects

Caroleen Green

Matte Painter

Angelica Gruber

Sound Effects Editor

Anette Haellmigk

Camera Assistant

Bob Hathaway

Music Editor

Ken Herd

Special Effects

Kevin Herd

Special Effects

Keith Holland

Camera Operator

Ron Hone

Digital Effects Supervisor

Guy Hudson

Special Effects

John W. Hyde

Executive Producer

Juan Japl

Storyboard Artist

Juan Japl

Visual Effects

Thomas Jauch

Unit Manager

Brian Johnson

Visual Effects Supervisor

Brian Johnson

Special Effects Supervisor

Klaus Kahler

Associate Producer

Risa Kes

Casting

Horst Kirschberger

Makeup

Bernhard Kleber

Wardrobe

Helmut Klee

Special Effects

Gaby Klimek

Wardrobe

Philip Knowles

Special Effects Supervisor

Johann Iwan Kot

Art Director

Hans-walter Kramski

Foley Artist

Mel Kutbay

Foley Artist

Herbert Labusga

Art Department

Mike Le Mare

Sound Editor

Wolfgang Lempp

Other

Dennis Lowe

Motion Control

Evelyn Lukas

Sound Effects Editor

Peter Maiwald

Camera Operator

Les Maryon

Stunt Coordinator

Martin Maryon

Stunt Coordinator

Deborah M Morgan

Camera Assistant

Giorgio Moroder

Song

Michael Naimer

Unit Manager

Harry Nap

Production Manager

Annie Nap-oleon

Production Coordinator

Hiener Niehaus

Makeup

Frank Ordaz

Matte Painter

Antonio Paramo

Other

Ed Parente

Sound

Ron Pender

Consultant

Penny Perry

Casting

Wolfgang Petersen

Screenplay

Brigitte Platzer

Sound Effects Editor

Hedy Pollack

Makeup

Nick Pollock

Consultant

Alan Poole

Special Effects

Bobby Porter

Stunts

Chris Price

Sound

Trevor Pyke

Sound Mixer

Jose Maria Ramos

Location Manager

Franz Rath

Camera Operator

Diemut Remy

Costumes

Hugo Reveley

Special Effects Assistant

Gaby Richter

Other

Gunter Rohrbach

Coproducer

Vincent R Rotter

Special Effects Supervisor

Werner Runge

Props

Bernd Schaefers

Producer

Josef Schmid

Special Effects

Heinz Schurer

Foley

Ilse Schwarzwald

Other

Jane Seitz

Editor

Tony Smart

Stunt Coordinator

Karola Storr

Foley Editor

Herbert Strabel

Art Director

Neil Swan

Special Effects

Paula Swauger

Assistant Director

Friedrich Thaler

Scenery

Harold Tichener

Location Manager

Giuseppe Tortora

Animatronics

Peter Tyler

Motion Control

Jost Vacano

Dp/Cinematographer

Jost Vacano

Director Of Photography

Jan Valach

Art Department

Vladimir Valach

Art Department

Avril Vellecot

Special Effects Supervisor

Karl Heinz Vogelmann

Photography

Gotz Weidner

Art Director

Herman Weigel

Screenplay

Barry Whitrod

Special Effects Supervisor

William W Wilson

Assistant Director

Steven J Wright

Photography

Rolf Zehetbauer

Production Designer

Rolf Zehetbauer

Set Decorator

Film Details

Also Known As
Den oändliga historien, Histoire sans fin, L', Historia Interminable, La, L' Histoire sans fin, Neverending Story, Unendliche Geschichte, Die
MPAA Rating
PG
Genre
Adventure
Family
Fantasy
Release Date
1984

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 34m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States July 1984

Released in United States on Video September 3, 1996

Released in United States Summer July 1, 1984

Completed shooting May 1984.

Technovision

Released in United States July 1984

Released in United States Summer July 1, 1984

Released in United States on Video September 3, 1996