The Dark Crystal franchise is set on the alien planet Thra.
During the original film release, it was billed at the time of its release as the first live-action film without any human beings on screen. The story follows Jen, a young Gelfling, as he sets out on a quest to heal the dark crystal and save his planet from the rule of evil Skeksis.
The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance is now available on Netflix.
The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance returns to the fantastical world of Thra with an all new adventure set a generation before Jim Henson’s revolutionary film. When three young Gelfling discover the horrifying secret behind the Skeksis’ power, they set out on an epic journey to ignite the fires of rebellion, unite their people and save their world. But every revolution begins with a spark.
Another World, Another Time... In the Age of Wonder. A thousand years ago, this land was green and good, until the Crystal cracked. For a single piece was lost; a shard of the Crystal. Then strife began, and two new races appeared: the cruel Skeksis... the gentle Mystics.
The Dark Crystal is a 1982 fantasy film directed by Jim Henson and Frank Oz. The epic film which was set on the alien planet Thra revolves around Jen, an elf-like Gelfling on a quest to restore balance to his alien world by returning the lost Shard of a powerful but broken gem.
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