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Ever After: A Cinderella Story (1998)
"EverAfter" (original title)

 -  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 <jwp@aber.ac.uk>

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Desire. Defy. Escape.

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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

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31 July 1998 (USA)  »

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Cinderella  »

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Budget:

$26,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£305,362 (UK) (9 October 1998)

Gross:

$65,703,412 (USA) (22 January 1999)
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At one point Queen Marie (Judy Parfitt) tells Henry (Dougray Scott) to choose a wife wisely, because "divorce is only something they do in England." This is obviously a reference to the infamous Henry VIII of England, who caused an immense scandal when he divorced Catherine of Aragon for Anne Boleyn in the early 16th century. See more »

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The King of France refers to Virginia Garcia's character as Princess Gabriella, In the end titles, she is identified as Princess Gertrude. See more »

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Henry: [as Danielle hurries away] Have we met?
Danielle: I-I do not believe so, Your Highness.
Henry: I could have sworn I knew every courtier in the provience.
Danielle: Well... I am visiting a cousin.
Henry: Who?
Danielle: My cousin.
Henry: Yes, you said that. Which one?
Danielle: Th-the only one I have, sire.
Henry: Are you coy on purpose or do you honestly refuse to tell me your name?
Danielle: [stops quickly] No.
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THE MOST ROMANTIC MOVIE :o)
4 July 2004 | by (NEW YORK CITY) – See all my reviews

I just love it from the first time I saw Ever After. I have always been very romantic on where I have also dream of a prince and still waiting for one. Isn't great to love someone with out boundaries? We all look for a twin soul who which you would like to share the real you with one another. It is just a great movie. I believe that Drew Barrymore gave life to that love we all would like to feel for one day for someone an impossible love combined with pain and real truth of the heart. All of our realities we live through romantic movies are created by dreams and hopes but we can make it happen by just letting go and accepting one another in our future dreams. Barrymore has a great personality and sense of humor I hope the best for her and she will go far now because she already made her dreams come truth. now is our turn to make ours come truth :O)


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