Return to Oz

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Return to Oz ★★½ 1985 (PG)

Picking up where “The Wizard of Oz” left off, Auntie Em and Uncle Ed place Dorothy in the care of a therapist to cure her “delusions” of Oz. A natural disaster again lands her in the land of the yellow brick road, where the evil Nome King and Princess Mombi are spreading terror and squalor. Based on a later L. Frank Baum book. Enjoyable for the whole family although some scenes may frighten very small children. 109m/C VHS, DVD . Fairuza Balk, Piper Laurie, Matt Clark, Nicol Williamson, Jean Marsh; D: Walter Murch; W: Walter Murch, Gill Dennis; C: David Watkin; M: David Shire.