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Elle: A Modern Cinderella Tale (2010)

 -  Drama | Family  -  April 2010 (USA)
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Elle wants to be a singer/songwriter, but her dreams are cut short by the sudden death of her parents. She moves in with her adoptive uncle, who runs a small independent record label whose ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ashlee Hewitt ...
Elle Daniels
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Uncle Allen
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Stephanie
Tyler Nicole ...
Becky
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Jamie
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Kit (as Juliette Hing)
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Andy
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Danny C.
Skyler Nador ...
Young Elle
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Young Ty
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Ms. Pembrook
Robbie Cox ...
Concierge
Marcin Czepek ...
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Elle wants to be a singer/songwriter, but her dreams are cut short by the sudden death of her parents. She moves in with her adoptive uncle, who runs a small independent record label whose biggest act, Sensation, is also Elle's biggest pain. The pop music environment at the label, very different than the country roots she is used to, adds to Elle's feelings of loss and frustration, and her misplaced guilt, which is caused by the fact that her parents had been en route to her performance at the time of her death. But when she meets Ty Parker, a famous pop singer with a passion for "real" music, her repressed ambition is released through a revitalized interest in singing and songwriting. Written by Anonymous

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Happily ever after is just a song away...

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Elle - Sing' für deinen Traum  »

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Won award for Best Family Film at the 2010 Newport Beach Film Festival. See more »

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Written by Emma Winkler, Ron Harris, Anthony Mazza
Performed by Emma Winkler
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Cute movie. Great Music!
22 February 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie is mostly memorable because of the music. Not sure who wrote those songs (I believe it is the singer Ashlee Hewitt) but they are what good wholesome songwriting is all about! The movie is kind of cute, somewhat predictable, but every time that young lady picks up that guitar and starts singing this movie jumps about 3 notches. I thought Sterling Knight was good in this and the "mean girls" (Stepsisters) were very entertaining.

The supporting cast beyond that was good- and my daughters loved this film - it's good wholesome fun and in today's world that is unique in itself.


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