A stop-motion animated film sure to delight children and families alike, The Sandman and the Lost Sand of Dreams is a beautiful and unique visual treat in the tradition of James and the Giant Peach. Available on DVD from Shout! Factory Kids, this enchanting story about a six year old boy named Milo who helps the Sandman save Dreamland is wholesome family entertainment that emphasizes the importance of friendship and courage.
Every night, the sleeping children of the world are sent to a fantastic land of dreams thanks to the kind and magical Sandman. But the Sandman’s got some big trouble when Habumar, the master of nightmares, steals the Sandman’s powerful Sand of Dreams and takes control of Dreamland! Needing a brave hero to help them retrieve the sands, the Sandman and his faithful sidekick, Nepomuk the Sheep, recruit a six-year-old boy named Miko. Together, they set off on an incredible journey to save the power of dreaming for every girl and boy. Will Miko and his newfound friends stop Habumar?
This a fun and entertaining stop motion movie for children. It is full of laughs, and great lessons about friendship and believing in y0urself. This would be a great title for children suffering from nightmares or fears to help them understand that they too can overcome it!
It’s such a positive title and well worth picking up for family movie night.
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