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Once Upon a Time (movie)

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Alternative title:
C'era una volta Windaria (Italian)
Dōwa Meita Senshi Windaria (Japanese)
Había una vez (Spanish)
Виндария (Russian)
ウインダリア (Japanese)
童話めいた戦史ウインダリア (Japanese)
Genres: drama, fantasy
Themes: love, Tragedy, war
Objectionable content: Mild
Plot Summary: Two rival kingdoms vie for fresh water and in the process end up destroying their entire society. As seen through the eyes of an innocent go-between, this tragic story details the depths to which loyalty and everlasting love must be tested, in a futile attempt to save a world from total destruction.
User Ratings: 289 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 20 votes (sub:14, dub:3, raw:2, edit.dub:1)
 Excellent: 34 votes (sub:27, dub:2, ?:1, others:4
2 Russian subtitled
2 Russian dubbed
 Very good: 50 votes (sub:33, dub:15, ?:1, others:1
1 Russian subtitled
 Good: 66 votes (sub:49, dub:13, ?:1, raw:1, edit.dub:1, others:1
1 Spanish dubbed
 Decent: 34 votes (sub:25, dub:7, ?:1, raw:1)
 So-so: 31 votes (sub:20, dub:9, ?:2)
 Not really good: 23 votes (sub:15, dub:6, edit.dub:1, others:1
1 Italian dubbed
 Weak: 16 votes (sub:9, dub:5, edit.dub:1, others:1
1 Italian dubbed
 Bad: 9 votes (sub:6, dub:3)
 Awful: 2 votes (?:1, dub:1)
 Worst ever: 4 votes (sub:2, dub:2)
Seen in part or in whole by 539 users, rank: #1992 (of 9333)
Median rating: Good
Arithmetic mean: 6.529 (Good−), std. dev.: 2.2135, rank: #5444 (of 9436)
Weighted mean: 6.498 (Decent+), rank: #5477 (of 9436) (seen all: 6.53 / seen some: 3.52)
Bayesian estimate: 6.543 (Good−), rank: #4947 (of 7113)
Running time: 102 minutes
1987 (Streamline home video release)
1990-12-25 (Colombia, Teleantioquia)
Premiere date:
1986-07-09 (Japan)
Release dates: We have 1
Opening Theme:
"Yakusoku" by Akino Arai
Ending Theme:
"Utsukushii hoshi" by Akino Arai
Links: We have 1
Trivia: We have 1
In order to market the movie to younger audiences, Harmony Gold had cut out about seven minutes (of mostly nudity and violence) and changed much of the plot. More about the edit can be read here.
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DVD (Region 1)
    Once Upon a Time (Dub.DVD) 2004-03-16 (from $62.50)
    Windaria [Sub] (LD) delayed/cancelled

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Kunihiko Yuyama
Original Work: Keisuke Fujikawa
Character Design: Mutsumi Inomata
Art Director: Geki Katsumata
Animation Director: Mutsumi Inomata
Mechanical design:
Shohei Kohara
Takahiro Toyomasu
Sound Director: Noriyoshi Matsuura
Director of Photography: Hiroaki Edamitsu
Executive producer:
Akihiro Nagao
Shuuichi Onodera
Producer: Akihiro Nagao

Accessory Coordinator: Shohei Kohara
Animation Coordination: Shigenori Kageyama
Assistant Director: Shin'ichi Masaki
Assistant Sound Director: Jun Watanabe
Chief Production Administrator: Akihiko Inari
Editing: Shuichi Kakesu
In-Between Check: Atsuko Ishida
Production Desk: Mutsuo Horibe
Production manager: Akihiro Ikeda
Recording: Harusumi Ootsuka
Special Effects: Takashi Maekawa
Sub-mechanical Design: Tomohiko Sato
Theme Song Arrangement: Satoshi Kadokura (OP-ED)
Theme Song Composition:
Akino Arai (ED)
Kazuhiko Katoh (OP)
Theme Song Lyrics:
Akino Arai (ED)
Masumi Kawamura (OP)
Theme Song Performance: Akino Arai (OP, ED)
Titles: Mitsuhiro Ajiki
Kazuhiko Inoue as Jiru
Naoko Matsui as Ahnas
Tōru Furuya as Izu
Waka Kanda as Marlin

Gara Takashima as Druid
Norio Wakamoto as Kyle
Shō Saitō as Ginevia

Hidekatsu Shibata as Lancelot
Ichirō Nagai as Piralu
Kan Tokumaru as Haloli
Kazuki Yao as Torel
Kenichi Ono as Townsman
Masayuki Nakai as Townsman
Michitaka Kobayashi as Soldier
Rihoko Yoshida as Kundri
Shinya Ohtaki as Kurakki
Tomie Kataoka as Isis
Yumi Kinoshita as Shalem
Yuzuru Fujimoto as Coppo
Japanese companies
English cast
English staff
Director: Carl Macek
ADR Director: Tom Wyner
Executive producer:
Frank Agrama
John Ledford (ADV Films)
Mark Williams (ADV Films)
Additional Music:
Jack Goga
Randall Rumage
Associate producer: Jehan Agrama
Chief Engineer: Bryan J. Rusenko
Executive in Charge of Post Production: Kent Harrison Hayes
Final Mix: George Bours
International Coordination: Toru Iwakami (ADV Films)
Music Editing: George Bours
Post-Production Supervision: Stephen Bradley
Production manager: Andrea Coppola
Recording engineer: Eduardo Torres
Sound Effects: George Bours
Video Tape Editor: Guillermo Coelho
Jane Alan as Marie
Kerrigan Mahan as Allen

Betty Gustafson as Princess Veronica
Bruce Nielsen as Prince Roland

A. Gregory as Old Allen
Abe Lasser as Lord Legato
Alfred Thor as Lunarian Advisor
Brittany Harlowe as Celina
Catherine Luciani as Lunarian Queen
Dave Mallow as Lunarian Court Member
Deanna Morris as Telsa
Lara Cody as Kid
Michael McConnohie as King Drako
Richard George as
Legato's Soldier
Shadowland Pilot
Sam Strong as
Shadowland Guard
Sonja S. Fox as
Juliet 2
Shadowland Queen
Wendee Lee as Juliet 1
English companies
ADR Production: Intersound, Inc.
Licensed by:
ADV Films (Expired)
Streamline Pictures (Expired)
Soundtrack: Gold Screen, Inc. (Music & Sound Recording)
Korean staff
Korean cast
Korean companies
French staff
French cast
ADR Director: Philippe Roullier
Christine Paris as Marine
Frédérique Marlot as Arahnas
Tony Joudrier as Jill

Cathy Cerda as
Frédérique Marlot as Juliette
Gérard Boucaron as Le conseiller de Guinebia
Hervé Caradec as
Laurence Bréheret as Femme de Draco
Mike Marshall as

French companies
Distributor: KAZÉ
Dubbing: Studio Chinkel
Spanish staff
Spanish cast
Javier Ponton as Alan
Marcela Bordes as Princesa Verónica

Guillermo Romano as Narrador
Ignacio Campero as Rey Drako
María Becerril as Reina Lunaria
Spanish companies
Broadcaster: Teleantioquia (Colombia)
Italian staff
Italian cast
Dario De Grassi as Alan (old)
Vittorio Guerrieri as Alan (young)

Giuliano Santi as Lagado
Monica Ward as Veronica
Italian companies
Broadcaster: Man-Ga
Distributor: Yamato Video
Dubbing: Promovision
Russian staff
Russian companies
Production: MC Entertainment
Russian cast

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