The Sorcerer's Apprentice (2002 film)

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The Sorcerer's Apprentice
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Directed byDavid Lister
Produced byElizabeth Matthews
Peter H. Matthews
Written byBrett Morris
Based onThe Sorcerer's Apprentice by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
StarringByron Taylor
Robert Davi
Kelly Le Brock
Music byPaul Dukas
Mark Thomas
CinematographyVincent G. Cox
Edited byWayne Smith
Peakviewing Transatlantic
Distributed byPeakviewing Family Entertainment
Release date
April 12, 2002
Running time
86 minutes
CountrySouth Africa

The Sorcerer's Apprentice is a 2002 South African fantasy film. Although set in England, the film was shot on location in South Africa.


Every hundred years, the evil Morgana (Kelly Le Brock) returns to claim Fingall's talisman, with which she intends to destroy the world, from the wizard Merlin. For the last fourteen hundred years she has failed... now she intends to conquer all.

Young Ben Clark (Byron Taylor) moves with his parents to a new town, where he befriends an elderly Welshman and magician, Milner (Robert Davi). Ben has a natural talent for magic and wants to learn all that he can from this old man. Ben carries the same scar as the original staff-bearer 1,400 years before. Both Morgana and Milner, who is revealed to be Merlin, see this as a sign that this time, the battle between good and evil will be stronger and harder than ever.

Ben must make his own choice between good and evil as he is drawn into a battle and must draw on his own spirit and magic to decide which path to follow and hence, the fate of the world as we know it.


  • Robert Davi as Merlin / Milner
  • Kelly LeBrock as Morgana
  • Byron Taylor as Ben
  • Greg Melvill-Smith as Mike
  • Anne Power as Carol
  • Gideon Emery as Sly
  • Martin Le Maitre as Filo
  • Roxanne Burger as Nicole
  • Clinton Dooley as Mark
  • Terence Reis as First Knight
  • Lawrence Joffe as Second Knight
  • Sean Taylor as Teacher
  • Dale Cutts as Fingall

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