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Cinderella 

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Although mistreated by her cruel stepmother and stepsisters, Cinderella is able to attend the royal ball through the help of a fairy godmother.

Director:

Robert Iscove

Writers:

Oscar Hammerstein II (book), Robert L. Freedman (teleplay)
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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 wins & 22 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Brandy Norwood ... Cinderella (as Brandy)
Bernadette Peters ... Cinderella's Stepmother
Veanne Cox ... Calliope
Natalie Desselle Reid ... Minerva (as Natalie Desselle)
Paolo Montalban ... Prince Christopher
Jason Alexander ... Lionel
Whoopi Goldberg ... Queen Constantina
Victor Garber ... King Maximillian
Whitney Houston ... Fairy Godmother
Michael Haynes Michael Haynes ... The Coachman
Scott Fowler Scott Fowler ... Dancer #1
Noel Peters Noel Peters
Nathan Prevost ... Dancer #2
Travis Payne ... Dancer #3
Jennifer Lee Keyes Jennifer Lee Keyes ... Dancer #4
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Storyline

Cinderella (Brandy) chafes under the cruelty of her wicked stepmother (Bernadette Peters) and her evil stepsisters, Calliope (Veanne Cox) and Minerva (Natalie Desselle), until her Fairy Godmother (Whitney Houston) steps in to change her life for one unforgettable night. At the ball, she falls for handsome Prince Christopher (Paolo Montalban), whose parents, King Maximillian (Victor Garber) and Queen Constantina (Whoopi Goldberg), are anxious for him to find a suitable paramour.

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Certificate:

G | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 November 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Budget:

$18,000,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Whitney Houston was producing Rodgers and Hammerstein's "Cinderella" and was to star in it until she decided that Brandy Norwood would make a better Cinderella. Brandy would not do it unless her idol Whitney took the Fairy Godmother role. See more »

Goofs

When Cinderella and her fairy godmother are in the pumpkin going to the ball at the end of "Impossible/It's Possible," watch Whitney Houston's mouth. There's one point where she's singing and her jaw is moving as if there is vibrato in the note, but if you listen to the note, it's a straight tone. See more »

Quotes

The Prince: Was it last summer at the lake?
Cinderella: No, I can't swim.
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Connections

Version of Cinderella (1907) See more »

Soundtracks

Overture
Music by Richard Rodgers
Arranged by Martin Erskine
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Great movie
28 August 2003 | by THEBADFOUR87See all my reviews

This movie is a great musical remake of Cinderella. I enjoyed this movie. Great singing from Brandy and Whitney Houston like always. Whoppi Goldberg also done some singing. A great movie to watch with your family. Great acting also, especially from Brandy and Cinderella's evil, wicked, Stepmother. I really liked that they had a multi-racial cast. People make a big deal out of it all the time. What's the big deal? Race shouldn't have anything to do with a movie and it definetly shouldn't be judged that way. Don't get closed minded and just enjoy the movie. I for one, loved it. It's worth seeing.


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