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Hans Christian Andersen: My Life as a Fairy Tale (2003)

A fictionalized account of the young life of Hans Christian Andersen, a young man with a penchant for storytelling but struggles to find his place in the world and gain the affection of the... See full summary »

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... Hans Christian Andersen
... Jette / Little Mermaid
... Jenny
... Jonas Collin
... Charles Dickens
... Meisling
... Otto
... Hans's Mother
... Mrs. Meisling
... Prince Christian of Denmark
... Edward
... Publisher
... Landlady
Miranda Pleasence ... Gypsy Washerwoman
Patrick Barlow ... Plopqvist
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A fictionalized account of the young life of Hans Christian Andersen, a young man with a penchant for storytelling but struggles to find his place in the world and gain the affection of the woman he adores. Interspersed throughout are brief interludes of the stories that will make Hans famous (The Nightingale, The Little Mermaid and The Snow Queen to name a few), which are intertwined with the events that surround his own life. Written by Annie D

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GREAT MOVIE with NEW FACES
19 September 2002 | by See all my reviews

I am enjoying watching this movie that has been recently reshown on the Hallmark Channel. How refreshing to watch a film that doesn't have foul language,etc. and tells the wonderful tale in a dramatic form of Hans' life.......I also admired the new actor who played Hans......we hope to see him in other theatrical productions or films sometime soon.......Thanks Hallmark for showing it again on tv!!!!!!


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