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Jack and the Beanstalk (1999)

An adaption of the classic fairy tale.

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Paul Panting ...
Jack (voice)
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Mother / Veronica (voice)
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Dilly (voice)
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Mavis (voice)
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Ambrose (voice)
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Reg (voice)
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The Auctioneer (voice)
Colin Marsh ...
Assistant / Troll King (voice)
Maria Darling ...
Harriet (voice)
Peter Straker ...
Second Troll King (voice)
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An adaption of the classic fairy tale.

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What a waste!
14 July 2014 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

This video simply fails to engage the intended audience. A big problem is the amateurish songs, which are extremely clunky lyrically and utterly unmemorable musically -- they simply stop everything dead whenever they appear. Not that things were zipping along prior to their appearance, mind you: the story meanders and loses focus, the action sequences are badly structured, and none of the characters engender warmth (Dilly comes closest). The voice actors give it a brave go, and some of the animation is okay, but this is overall a sodden, lumpy mess in desperate need of an actual screenwriter (and a professional songwriter). Tellingly, the writer/director and the co-writer of this piece never worked in the industry again.


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