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Alice in Wonderland (1999)

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

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Storyline

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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A Masterpiece of Imagination. . .


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28 February 1999 (USA)  »

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Alice au pays des merveilles  »

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$21,000,000 (estimated)
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(2 episodes) | (VHS) | (TV) (2 parts)

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Trivia

Part of the series features events from Lewis Carroll's second Wonderland book "Through the Looking-Glass." These events include Alice stepping through a mirror and the appearances of the White Knight, Tiger Lily and the talking flowers, Tweedledum and Tweedledee, the Walrus and the Carpenter, and the Red King. See more »

Goofs

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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Mad Hatter: Time marches on its stomach! Ah-haha!
Alice: It's an army that marches on its stomach!
The March Hare: Odd sort of army, marching on its stomach. I don't like the idea, yuck!
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What A Trip!
9 April 2002 | by (Dublin, Ireland) – See all my reviews

Yeah, maybe it's got its faults (Looking Glass scenes added in inexplicably, whatever), but by God this is the trippiest film ever made! Hours and hours of madness! It's like you're in a dream that takes control of you. The grass and the trees are so green, the colours are so amazingly vivid, the camerawork is so - melty? - and everything just flows together in the weirdest, most unreal way. So enjoyable. Everything is happy and crazy, just like Lewis Carroll intended it to be. Live a little, just like Alice! Dive into it! I ended up imagining I was Alice and walking in and out of these magical places for hours. What a druggy film - the caterpillar, a thousand references, sentences mangled and regurgitated as inspired poetry, rainbow colours, hundreds of characters, the list goes on.

I love this film! Watch it! Lock yourself away with it!


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