Labyrinth

Trivia: Jim Henson was incredibly disheartened by the critical backlash against the film (mainly aimed at its frightening imagery and simplistic story) and its failure at the box office, and it left him greatly depressed. However, shortly before he died, his son told him that the film was finally finding a strong and dedicated cult-audience thanks to its home-video releases, finally fulfilling the potential he initially saw in the film and giving him a sense of peace regarding the film. The film has since gone on to become more and more popular in the ensuing years, and is now considered something of an "80's classic" and to this day is still a hot seller on DVD and Blu-Ray.

Trivia: The film is called Labyrinth, but it is about a maze. A maze and a labyrinth are 2 different things. A labyrinth has only one path, leading to the centre, whereas, a maze has multiple paths which branch off, and may not lead to the centre.

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Visible crew/equipment: When Sarah and Hoggle are in the Bog of Eternal Stench and they almost fall in, look in the top left hand corner of the overhead shot and you will see a boom microphone. (Only on Blu-ray edition). (00:53:40)

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Jareth: I ask for so little. Just fear me, love me, do as I say and I will be your slave.

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Question: Can anyone tell me the significance of Jareth's necklace? Throughout the movie it is silver with a gold center circle. But in his last scene with Sarah after the Escher room, it is reversed- now gold with a silver center circle.

Answer: The necklace is a symbol of Jareth's power throughout the story. All the time that Sarah is in the Labyrinth, Jareth has more power than her, because she doesn't really know what she's doing, and isn't taking one particular path, just getting lucky at the right times. At the end, as we all know, Sarah triumphs, and Jareth's necklace changes to admit his defeat.

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