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Elle: A Modern Cinderella Tale (2010)

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

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Another Cute Cindrella Tale
20 February 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Well, even though many Cindrella adaptations has been made, I still can't get enough of it. Always ready to watch more, and this movie was as sweet as the previous ones.

The First was definitely the best. It has Hilary Duff as a lead actress which is really pretty but.... does not have that amazing voice that Ashlee Hewitt has.

The songs of this movie was the best of all 3 movies by far. It the main reason why I keep watching the movie over and over. They are great in every aspect.... the voice, the tune and the lyrics are indescribable.

I love the story too although it wasn't the best of all. Typical Cindrella events in a modern way. So it is a 3rd reason to enjoy the movie.

So what is the 2nd reason?!!! Simple.... having Sterling Knight as lead actor. He is such a talented charming person who got you completely in love with him every time he plays his role. He is amazing in SWAC and StarStruck. He was great in 17 again too and I wish he gets the chance to make more different roles. I can't get enough of him.

Overall, watching Elle was such a pleasure. Try it, you won't regret it.


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