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Geppetto (2000)

TV Movie  -   -  Family | Musical | Fantasy  -  7 May 2000 (USA)
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The lonely woodcarver Geppetto gets his wish for a child of his own granted when the Blue Fairy brings one of his marionettes to life; however, being a parent is not as easy as he had expected.

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The lonely woodcarver Geppetto gets his wish for a child of his own granted when the Blue Fairy brings one of his marionettes to life; however, being a parent is not as easy as he had expected.

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When a man wishes for a son, he learns what it means to be a father.


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Performed by Rene Auberjonois, Renee Olstead, Ian Redford, Taylor Emerson, Anthony Crivello, Teressa Parente, Christopher Marquette, and Company
Words and Music by Stephen Schwartz
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Terrific
7 May 2000 | by (Ardmore, PA) – See all my reviews

Geppetto is a wonderful surprise from Disney. Drew Carey does a surprisingly good job as the title character and in all the musical numbers. Rene Auberjonois and Bret Spiner are particularly enjoyable in their roles. Of course, everyone who has seen the animated feature, Pinocchio, knows the story. And unlike some remakes, Geppetto sticks closely to the original story. This is a must see.


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