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A Cinderella Story: Once Upon a Song (2011)

Cyrano De Bergerac meets Cinderella. Over-worked, harried and terrified of being put back in foster care, 17 year old Katie (Lucy Hale) does her stepmother and step-siblings' bidding ... See full summary »

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Victor Van Ravensway (as Matthew Lintz)
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Ravi / Tony Gupta
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Guy Morgan
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Ms. Plumberg
Christopher Monroe Stokes ...
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Hunky Jock #1 (as Andrew Kelly)
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Cyrano De Bergerac meets Cinderella. Over-worked, harried and terrified of being put back in foster care, 17 year old Katie (Lucy Hale) does her stepmother and step-siblings' bidding without complaining. Vocally gifted, Katie feels particularly upset when forced to lay down singing tracks so that her untalented stepsister, Bev Van Ravensway, can hopefully win a recording contract from Kensington Records - who's company President, Guy Morgan, is scouting for new spectacular talent at a talent showcase for the Performing Arts Department at a prestigious private school. Written by ABC Family

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Rated PG for language, and some crude and suggestive content | See all certifications »

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Trivia

In the scene between Katie and Bev in Katie's bedroom, Bev mentions that Katie could go on American Idol, the actress Lucy Hale WAS on a spinoff called American Junior's when she was 14 See more »

Goofs

During the beginning of "Bless Myself" during the showcase, Angela comes to take off Katie's jacket. When Angela first enters the stage she has a leather jacket. It can be seen when she takes Kate's jacket off. When the camera zooms out, Angela is no longer wearing a jacket. But when she is backstage directly after she has a jacket on again. See more »

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Bev Van Ravensway: You feel like he wishes you were a totally different person?
Luke Morgan: Yes. And sometimes I wished that. Does that sound stupid?
Bev Van Ravensway: Yes.
Luke Morgan: Sorry?
Bev Van Ravensway: No... I mean no.
Luke Morgan: So, who is your favorite artist?
Bev Van Ravensway: Today, it would have to be moose.
Luke Morgan: Do you mean Muse?
Bev Van Ravensway: Yeah, that's what I said.
Luke Morgan: Oh...
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Follows Another Cinderella Story (2008) See more »

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Oh Mere Dilruba
Written by Mala Ganguly and Devrim Karaoglu
Performed by Manu Narayan
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If the voice matches!
4 July 2017 | by (Somewhere in the Cosmos) – See all my reviews

So this is the third film in the franchise of modern 'Cinderella' adaptation. It was not like a film series that follows from one film to another. All the films were individual and thematically same at the core, but told from different perspectives with different cast and characters. I have seen the previous two and they were not bad. Maybe you can say I watched it for Lucy, otherwise I was not interested in it.

A decent film, but you know, we know the story how everything's going to happen, which is the negative side of giving it a try. I felt they should have altered a bit with the more it to look like a real Cinderella story from the visual aspect. Like suspense between Cinderella and the prince. Though the step-family part was up to the satisfaction in a simple manner.

Now coming to that magical event, as this takes place in the modern world and without magics, I liked how they showed that part as much as realistically. But in the name of Bollywood/Indianess, they wrongly depicted everything. I mean the costumes, songs, choreography, all were close to Indian style, except the female costumes, which became Arabian nights. Because Indians won't cover their head or face, culturally or religiously. That was a big mistake and if you are a western viewer, this won't be an issue, so you might enjoy the film. I think it's an okay film, one time watchable film, but I would suggest previous films over this.

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