EXCEPTIONAL AND INTERESTING ..."The making of Labyrinth". Shows the incredible creativity and fantasy of of Jim Hanson, and his team who created incredible puppets, devices long before digital films, the "puppeters"who operated the puppets with great talent .
"Labyrinth is a 1986 British-American fantasy film directed by Jim Henson, the talented creator of THE MUPPETS and SESAME STREET, produced by George Lucas and based upon conceptual designs by Brian Froud.
The film stars David Bowie as Jareth and Jennifer Connelly as Sarah. The plot revolves around Sarah's quest to reach the center of an enormous otherworldly maze to rescue her infant brother Toby, who has been kidnapped by Jareth, the Goblin King.
With the exception of Bowie and Connelly, most of the significant characters in the film are played by PUPPETS produced by Jim Henson's Creature Shop.
Labyrinth started as a collaboration between Jim Henson and Brian Froud, with ideas for the film first being discussed between them following a screening of their previous collaboration, The Dark Crystal. Terry Jones from MONTY PYTHON wrote the first draft of ............"