Once upon a time there were two children brought up by the same woman.
Once upon a time there were two children brought up by the same nurse. Azur, is a blond, blue-eyed son of a nobleman and Asmar is the dark skinned child of the nurse. As they grow up the nurse tells them many enchanting stories but their favourite is about the Djinn fairy waiting to be released from captivity by a good and heroic prince.
One dark day Azur's father cruelly separates them, he sends Azur to the city for a private education and banishes the nurse and Asmar from his home. Some years later Azur returns and sets out to a land far away to find the nurse and Asmar. Finally reunited, it soon becomes clear that Azur and Asmar will compete against each other to be the first one to rescue the fairy.
Directed by: Michel Ocelot
Certificate: U (contains mild fantasy violence)
Running Time: 95 minutes
UK release date: 8th February 2008