A young boy decides in favor of adventure when six time-traveling dwarves emerge from his wardrobe one night. Equipped with a stolen map plotting all the holes in the fabric of time, the band of misfits hop from one historical era to the next.
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This is a dazzling and visually stunning fantasy film that takes you on the wildest ride and gives you a lot of fun moments with an impressive ensemble cast and a fantasy epic that puts Speilberg and Lucas to shame.
I always wonder from where Terry Gilliam does get his crazy ideas. Anyway, this film is one of my favorites: Maybe it got a little bit rusty over the time but it's still very entertaining. Mike Moran did a good job in writing a score with stylistic different music for each episode; and I still like George Harrsion's songs.
Considering that each of the little people had a counterpart in the Monty Python troupe, this can be considered a Python film. "The nice one, Fidgit, is said to represent Michael Palin; the self-appointed leader, Randall, John Cleese; the acerbic one, Strutter, Eric Idle; the quiet one, Og, Graham Chapman; the noisy rebel, Wally, Terry Jones; and the nasty, filth-loving one, Vermin, Terry Gilliam."