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Alice in Wonderland (1999)

TV Movie  -   -  Adventure | Comedy | Family  -  28 February 1999 (USA)
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The wizards behind The Odyssey (1997) and Merlin (1998) combine Lewis Carroll's "Alice in Wonderland" and "Through the Looking Glass" into a two-hour special that just gets curiouser and curiouser.

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Alice follows a white rabbit down a rabbit-hole into a whimsical Wonderland, where she meets characters like the delightful Cheshire Cat, the clumsy White Knight, a rude caterpillar, and the hot-tempered Queen of Hearts and can grow ten feet tall or shrink to three inches. But will she ever be able to return home? Written by Anonymous

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Alice au pays des merveilles  »

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(2 episodes) | (VHS) | (TV) (2 parts)

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Martin Short's head was digitally enlarged to three times its normal size, so to better replicate the Mad Hatter in Sir John Tenniel's illustrations. See more »

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When the Queen of Hearts decides to decapitate the cards who were painting the roses red, Alice hides them in her skirt to save them. However, they are never seen getting out, and no further reference is made to them in the film. See more »

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[Tweedledum and Tweedledee offer to tell Alice a story]
Alice: I'm sorry, I don't have the time...
Tweedledee: Neither do we! We never carry a watch!
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Wonderful, wonderful!
12 September 2004 | by (Anaheim, CA) – See all my reviews

I have only one complaint, and that is that they mixed the two books; but eh, they all do that. I think I'm the only one who is writing two separate scripts, one for each book. Seriously though, it's a very good rendition. They gave it more of a plot, but it works. And what casting! Goodness! I love the Knave of Hearts, he's a riot.

All in all, there is only that one complaint. I mean, Alice's hair color is even correct! (the real Alice was a brunette)

One last comment, just something that they did that didn't particularly bother me, but might bother some: Alice was older in this, maybe thirteen, fourteen?


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