Directors: Matthew Robbins
Cast: Brother Jacopus: Ian McDiarmid; Galen: Peter MacNicol; Hodge: Sydney Bromley; Casiodorus Rex: Peter Eyre; Valerian: Caitlin Clarke; Ulrich: Ralph Richardson; Greil: Albert Salmi; Tyrian: John Hallam; Princess Elspeth: Chloe Salaman; Valerian’s Father: Emrys James; Horsrik: Roger Kemp; Henchman: Ken Shorter; Henchman: Jason White; Victim: Yolanda Palfrey; Urlander: Douglas Cooper
Taglines: IN THE DARK AGES DRAGONS WERE REAL. [USA theatrical]
Its talons tear. Its breath burns. It is terror. And only sorcery can destroy it. [UK theatrical]
It was a magical time but darkness rule the land. A young apprentice sorcerer faces a terrifying quest – he must destroy the fire-breathing Vermithax. For he is the . . . [Australia]
In the Dark Ages, Magic was a weapon. Love was a mystery. Adventure was everywhere… And Dragons were real.
Storyline: A King has made a pact with a dragon where he sacrfices virgins to it, and the dragon leaves his kingdom alone. An old wizard, and his keen young apprentice volunteer to kill the dragon and attempt to save the next virgin in line – the Kings own daughter.