I saw this movie a few times on VHS when my little sister rented it from the local Video 2000 - it was scratched and worn then and probably now, out of circulation entirely. It was certainly memorable for its vibrant colour (absolutely saturated), the Bavarian style costumes, heavy make-up and intensity of the step mother and general unattractiveness of the step sisters. There's nothing new or surprising here, except if you're unaccustomed to English dubbing - though no more clumsy than usual.
It's taken seriously as a romantic fantasy (not the beerhall humour than could've prevailed in a German inspired romcom), and quite dated which might not appeal to younger, more savvy audiences of today. Nevertheless, "Cinderella" it is; a ball, a lost slipper, midnight departures in carriages and a prince looking for his destiny are elements that never really change in spite of the treatment. Nothing special as I recall, but visually quite bright (not just the over-exposed film) and compact for young attention spans.
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