What happens when three of 70’s/80’s pop culture’s most visionary talents – Jim Henson, George Lucas, and David Bowie – collaborate on a feature film? Experience 1986 fantasy classic Labyrinth on the big screen at The Frida!
Innocently reenacting a scene from one of her fantasy novels, fifteen-year-old Sarah wishes her baby brother Toby away to the Goblin King Jareth. Little does she know that Jareth (Bowie in his iconic performance) is all to real, and when he kidnaps little Toby, Sarah has thirteen hours to enter his kingdom and solve his perplexing labyrinth before Toby disappears forever! Fortunately, Sarah meets many furry and humorous fantasy creatures to help her along her way – but will they make it in time?
Directed by Jim Henson. 1986. 101 minutes. Rated PG.
Wednesday, February 20 – 2:30pm, 5pm, 7:30pm
Thursday, February 21 – 2:30pm, 5pm
Sunday, February 24 – 11am, 1:15pm, 4pm
“An innovative mix of sophisticated puppetry and special effects, Labyrinth has all the components of classic myth.” – Steven Rea, Philadelphia Inquirer
“A real masterpiece of puppetry and special effects, an absolutely gorgeous children’s fantasy movie.” – Michael Wilmington, Chicago Tribune
“Even after 30 years, Labyrinth remains a fantasy classic, utilizing its beloved characters, unique creature and set designs, and a charming performance from David Bowie to deliver a memorable film filled with magical elements.” – Jeff Beck, The Blu Spot