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Alice in Wonderland (1999)

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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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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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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The Cheshire Cat was created using a mix of puppetry and CGI. The Cat's body was puppetry, but its face had Whoopi Goldberg's face digitally scanned and composed on it. See more »

Goofs

The Mad Hatter knows Alice's name without being told what it is. This may have been deliberately included to suggest that he is part of Alice's subconscious. See more »

Quotes

Alice: [playing Flamingo-Hedgehog Croquet] It's pointless, everybody's cheating!
Cheshire Cat: People do, if they think they can get away with it.
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Connections

Version of Alice in Wonderland (2011) See more »

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The Blossom Tree
Music by Richard Hartley
Lyrics by Peter Barnes
Performed by Tina Majorino
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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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