Year of Release: 1998
Director: Andy Tennant
Approx. Running Time: 100 minutes
My Rating: 4 stars (Out of 5)
From Back Cover:
"A Cinderella For All Ages!"
-Rex Reed, NEW YORK OBSERVER
"Two Thumbs Up!"
-SISKEL & EBERT
Once upon a time...
"a dazzling rendering of the Cindrella story" (The Washington Post) brought new life to an age-old legend and made us believe in the strongest magic of all: the power of the human heart. Drew Barrymore and Anjelica Huston star in this enchanting adventure about having the courage to make your dreams come true.
A "modern" young woman of the 16th century, Danielle (Barrymore) is as independent and wise as she is beautiful and kind. Against remarkable odds, she stands up to her scheming stepmother (Huston) and works miracles on the lives of everyone around her, including the crown prince of France (Dougray Scott)!
Now you can relive this captivating, contemporary retelling of the classic fairy tale. No matter what you're looking for, "action, romance, adventure...'Ever After' delivers it all! (ABC-TV)
It's pretty apparent what this movie is about: it's a live-action Cinderella. I've never been a particular fan of that fairy tale - or any of them, really - but this movie features gorgeous cinematography with rich colors and an excellent script. If there's even a grain of romanticism in you, you'll love this movie.
Rated PG (MPAA)