Questions tagged [last-unicorn]

A fantasy novel by Peter S. Beagle that was made into a 1982 animated movie with a star-studded cast: Jeff Bridges, Alan Arkin, Mia Farrow, Christopher Lee and Angela Lansbury play prominent roles.

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Where does The Last Unicorn take place?

It occurred to me just recently while revisiting this story, that I've never considered where all this is happening. Although it's true that we as the audience are supposed to care more about the ...
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What is the significance of Schmendrick calling the unicorn Amalthea in The Last Unicorn?

I'm aware that Beagle borrowed the name from a Greek goddess by the same name, but I cannot determine a connection outside of that (Wikipedia's entry is also rather short, and I can't seem to find ...
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Molly in The Last Unicorn [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Role and significance of Molly Grue Most of the characters in The Last Unicorn underwent a transformation to some degree: the wizard found his power, Lir became the king, etc. ...
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Which DVD editions of “The Last Unicorn” are commendable?

There have been several editions of The Last Unicorn on DVD. Peter S. Beagle, author of the screenplay (and of the book that the movie is based on), was in a dispute with the distributors of the movie ...
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Role and significance of Molly Grue

In Peter Beagle's The Last Unicorn, I find the character of Molly Grue is something of a cipher. She seems to serve as a councilor and all-around wisewoman, but never seems to take an active role in ...