In a faraway kingdom, a noble, rich man lives a happy life with his faithful wife and his beautiful daughter. Unfortunately, his wife soon falls gravely ill and dies a short time after, leaving his daughter motherless. The man marries again, choosing for a wife a woman with two daughters, who, like their mother, have wicked and cruel hearts. When the man leaves on a business trip, the stepmother and stepsisters take away his daughter's fine clothes and bedroom and treat her as a servant in her own house. She's forced to sleep on a straw mat by the fireplace surrounded by ashes and cinders; for this they call her "Cinderella". Not far away at the palace, the prince had come of age and faces difficulty finding a suitable wife. The king plans a great ball to take place at the palace, inviting all the single young ladies from the kingdom where his son will be able to choose a wife. With the help of her fairy godmother, Cinderella attends the ball looking beautiful and there she dances ... Written by
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Did You Know?
The character of Cinderella has singing parts in two of the film's three songs, "(It's the) Chance of a Lifetime" and "When Love Has Gone Away", making her the only princess or protagonist to sing in any of Jetlag Productions' seventeen animated films. All other songs, except "Hip, Hip Hooray" in Snow White
(1995) and "Sleep and Dream" in Magic Gift of the Snowman
(1995), were sung by off-screen voices. See more
The fairy godmother casts a magic spell on Cinderella's eyes presumably to dry her tears. However, when the spark fades away, Cinderella's tears are still visible until she removes them with her hand. See more
Dream On, Cinderella
Produced by Andrew Dimitroff
Composed by Nick Carr
, Ray Crossley
, and Andrew Dimitroff
Lyrics by Joellyn Cooperman See more