The Neverending Story

Revealing mistake: Watch very closely when the horse is waking up Atreyu. It seems to be searching for something behind Atreyu and then you see a sugar cube fall out from behind him.

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Revealing mistake: When Atreyu is holding on to the tree as the Nothing attacks, you can see a string on his leg right before he yells out "Falcor!"

Revealing mistake: When Atreyu is talking to Morla, Morla keeps sneezing which keeps throwing Atreyu off the tree, but in one shot, right before Atreyu falls off, apparently it's his stunt double.

Revealing mistake: Watch very closely when the horse is waking up Atreyu. It seems to be searching for something behind Atreyu and then you see a sugar cube fall out from behind him.

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Childlike Empress: Bastian, why don't you do what you dream, Bastian?
Bastian: But I can't! I have to keep my feet on the ground!
Childlike Empress: Call my name! Bastian, please! Save us!
Bastian: All right, I'll do it. I'll save you. I will do what I dream!
Bastian: MOONCHILD!

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Trivia: The late author of the original story, Michael Ende, strongly protested the movie when it was presented to him.

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Question: When Engywook explains the Magic Mirror Gate to Falkor, he says that the mirror shows a person their true nature. Brave men are cowards. Kind men are cruel. When Atreyu looks into the Magic Mirror Gate, why does he see Bastion?

Answer: Atreau is the main character of the book (like Bastion is to us watching the movie) this makes them the same, the main protagonist or the "story" It's a 4th wall break inside a 4th wall break. The Empress even tells him "he is sharing all your adventures, others are sharing his."

Answer: Atreyu, as the main character in this story, is the reader's avatar in Fantasia. Atreyu sees Bastion in the mirror because, so long as Bastion is reading the book, he and Atreyu are one and the same.

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