This fresh twist on the Cinderella story cuts the magic out, replacing the fairy godmother and midnight pumpkin with historical figures including the Brothers Grimm and Leonardo da Vinci. Best of all are Angelica Huston and Drew Barrymore, so much more human than their animated predecessors.
Director: Andy Tennant
Screenplay by: Susannah Grant, Andy Tennant, Rick Parks
Starring: Anjelica Huston, Dougray Scott, Drew Barrymore, Jeanne Moreau
Major nominations on original release : Academy Award for Best Picture, Original Screenplay, Actress (Hunt - won), Actor (Nicholson - won), Supporting Actor (Kinnear).See all nominees