Danielle (Drew Barrymore), orphaned by her father's death, is raised by a wicked and snotty stepmother (Anjelica Huston) and her two daughters. When she accidentally stumbles onto Prince Henry (Dougray Scott), the future King of France, the two inspire one another to resolve their respective troubles at home in this romantic fable.
Main Cast & Crew:
Andy Tennant - Director
- Format: DVD (New Box Art)
- Run Time: 121
- Color Format: Color
- UPC: 024543057611
- Genre: Romance
- Rating: PG (MPAA) (brief language and mild thematic elements)
- Release Date: March 1999
The film was originally going to be called CINDERELLA.
"...Mischievous fun. The radiant Barrymore energizes Cinderella with a tough core of intelligence and wit..." - 08/20/1998 Rolling Stone, p.114
"...Unexpectedly witty..." - 09/04/1998 Entertainment Weekly, p.58
"...[A] surprisingly clever take on the classic fairy tale....[Barrymore displays] her enthusiasm and wit..." - 08/01/1998 Premiere, p.24
"...[Barrymore gives a] buoyant, unaffected performance..." - 07/31/1998 New York Times, p.E12
"...[Barrymore] is thoroughly likable....Anjelica Huston is wonderfully hateful yet magnificently subtle....A lively sense of humor keeps up the pace..." - 10/01/1998 Box Office, p.56