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The Storyteller

The Heartless Giant (Season 1, Episode 8)
TV-G
TV Episode | 24 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

Young Prince Leo learns about a heartless giant imprisoned long ago by his father the king somewhere in his castle. The boy tries to befriend the giant, but the giant tricks Leo into setting him free. The other princes set out to recapture...See moreYoung Prince Leo learns about a heartless giant imprisoned long ago by his father the king somewhere in his castle. The boy tries to befriend the giant, but the giant tricks Leo into setting him free. The other princes set out to recapture the giant but are turned to stone instead. Ridden by guilt, Leo decides to seek out the giant's heart instead. Written by The TV Archaeologist See less
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Anthony Minghella (screenplay by)
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Updated Jul 3, 1988

Release date
Apr 14, 1989 (United States)

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John Hurt
The Storyteller The Storyteller   See fewer
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Richard Lintern
Prince 1 Prince 1   See fewer
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Simon Adams
Prince 2 Prince 2   See fewer
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David Greenaway
Wolf / Bird / Salmon Wolf / Bird / Salmon   See fewer
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Robert Tygner
Wolf / Bird / Salmon Wolf / Bird / Salmon   See fewer
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Mak Wilson
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Brian Henson
Storyteller's Dog (voice) Storyteller's Dog (voice)   See fewer
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Peter Marinker
Wolf (voice) (uncredited) Wolf (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
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8 / 10 | 130 votes