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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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References to the poor quality of this film became a running joke in Whose Line Is It Anyway? (1998), the comedy improvisation show hosted by title role player Drew Carey. See more »

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Bravo, Stromboli!
Performed by Brent Spiner
Words and Music by Stephen Schwartz
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Not a bad movie
10 October 2000 | by (hendersonville,tennessee) – See all my reviews

I don't care what anyone says,I like this movie.It shows a side to the Pinocchio story I never once considered. Drew Carey is funny,Julia Louis-Dreyfuss is radiant [this role has to be a little embarrassing to her,but I love the glimpses through her dress ] and the cameos are intriguing.Rene Auberjonais,Brent Spiner and Drew's buddy Wayne Brady from "Whose Line Is It, Anyway" fill out the wonderfully magically cast.The film is worth a see just for the inside of the whale. It just goes to prove that movie critics don't know anything.


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