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Ever After: A Cinderella Story (1998)

EverAfter (original title)
PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 31 July 1998 (USA)
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The "real" story of Cinderella. A refreshing new take on the classic fairy tale.

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With the sudden death of her loving father, Danielle is made a servant by her new stepmother. She also has two new stepsisters, one quite kind but the other one really horrid. Still, Danielle grows up to be a happy and strong-willed young lady, and one day her path crosses that of handsome Prince Henry, who has troubles of his own at home. Luckily the nice Leonardo da Vinci is on hand to help all round. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}

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Desire. Defy. Escape.

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Rated PG-13 for momentary strong language | See all certifications »

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Cinderella  »

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$26,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$8,526,904 (USA) (31 July 1998)

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$65,703,412 (USA) (22 January 1999)
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Mona Lisa is painted on a piece of wood and not on canvas as depicted in the film. See more »

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All the shoes have a left foot and a right foot. That practice was invented by King George IV of England, who ruled from 1820 until 1830, much later than the movie is set. See more »

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Rodmilla: [after the laundry supervisor points out their work] Marguerite.
Marguerite: What?
Rodmilla: Well, you heard the woman.
Marguerite: So did you.
Rodmilla: Yes, but I'm management.
Marguerite: Like hell you are! You're just the same as me, a big NOBODY!
Rodmilla: How dare you speak to me that way? I'm of noble blood!
Laundry Supervisor: And you are getting on my nerves.
[knocks both of them into a vat of dye with a bag of laundry]
Laundry Supervisor: [chuckles briefly] Now get to work.
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Composed by Robert Foster
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Kick-Ass Cinderella
29 April 2000 | by (Washington, DC) – See all my reviews

Cinderella kicks butt in this feminist retelling of the classic fairy tale. Orphaned as a young girl, Danielle (Cinderella) is raised by her evil stepmother and two stepsisters in rural 16th century France. After a few chance encounters with the crown prince (who falls in love with her), Danielle finds herself on a collision course with her family who have royal designs of their own. Shot on location in France, the dialogue often veers very close to preachy, but knows when to cut the politics and return to the story. And a good story it is, well acted by Drew Barrymore as Danielle, and Angelica Huston as the wicked stepmother. This one is worth the rental.


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