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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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About 875 digital VFX shots were used in the film. 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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Queen of Hearts: Cedric! You must cross-examine the witness!
King of Hearts: [sigh] Oh, must I?
Queen of Hearts: Yes, Cedric, be a man.
King of Hearts: [sigh] Oh, all right.
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A just adaptation
11 November 1999 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

This newest version of the 1865 Lewis Carroll classic is extravagant and imaginative, full of many outstanding actors and actresses, and the best of any special effects for a Hallmark/Halmi movie. Martin Short, Elizabeth Spriggs, Gene Wilder, Tina Majorino, and even Peter Eyre, in a small role as the Frogface Footman carrying his scene with great humor and excellent skill, all are wonderful. Whoopi Goldberg, Ben Kingsley, Robbie Coltrane, Christopher Lloyd, and Miranda Richardson are good as well. George Wendt, however, was annoying and stolid, not at all like the majority of the cast. As said before, FrameStore and the Jim Henson Creature Shop have outdone themselves in the morphing, animatronics, and the like involved in the movie. All in all, a fine adaptation of the story, blending in a bit of Through the Looking-Glass into the first tale; this, as well as an added frame story and other minor things may displease some serious fans of the original book. Also, the pace can be slow at time, especially if you're watching it from the TV airing. The only thing that irked me was some of the script itself: some lines made no sense (or were just plain stupid, and not witty at all), and these that irked me were not put down by Carroll but by script writer Peter Barnes. You might see what I mean when you see the picture itself. Also, editing was sort of mediocre: in cut shots, placement of Alice's hair over her shoulders changes quite often in some scenes. Rating: * * * * 1/2 (out of 5)


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