Final verdict– You’ll either connect with The Last Unicorn emotionally or you won’t. If you don’t, the rest of the movie is such a mess that it really isn’t worth watching. If you do, you will love it in spite of all that. But whether you do or you don’t, check out the original book as a fantastic example of a fantasy novel.
I highly recommend The Last Unicorn to anyone looking for a heart-felt fairy tale that aged like a fine wine. It’s an immortal’s journey towards mortal life, and learning to value regret and love that exists only within death, just like in Casshern Sins.
I came across The Last Unicorn when I bought a shirt with the poem from the novel embroidered on it. It was thought provoking deep and also plain depressing. But, I was never a bunch of sunflowers anyway. On the shirt contained part of the poem called Eli’s Song and here it is below: