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Cinderella

Animation, Kids & Family, and Musicals & Performing Arts movie directed by Clyde Geronimi, Hamilton Luske, and Wilfred Jackson

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A classical must have!!

  • Nov 30, 2005
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I was excited also when this story came out on DVD. This edition is great and I love the color enhancement. It's great to see my daughter enjoy the same movie that I once watch.
Certainly one of the most important themes of the story is that dreams can come true if you stay optimistic and keep wishing; however, one of the messages that I really like my kids to see is that no matter what life throws at you, you chose how to react to it. Cinderella certainly has a hard life being treated so badly, but she still wakes up every morning singing and trying to stay positive. She has her moments when it is just overwhelming, and just feels like crying -- which is okay, too. Although Cinderella is a fictional character, her character is very much like many good people in the world. We should all strive to be so positive and good to others.

This delightful tale will enchant both children and adults alike. This classic story is brought to life in wonderful Disney fashion, with beautiful music, colorful animation, and, of course, animals who can talk. I recommend anyone who likes classic animated movies to get "Cinderella."

P.S. Grab this one fast before Disney place it back in it's vault.

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Worry not, Disney fans--this special edition DVD of the belovedCinderellawon't turn into a pumpkin at the strike of midnight. One of the most enduring animated films of all time, the Disney-fied adaptation of the gory Brothers Grimm fairy tale became a classic in its own right, thanks to some memorable tunes (including "A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes," "Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo," and the title song) and some endearingly cute comic relief.
The famous slipper (click for larger image) We all know the story--the wicked stepmother and stepsisters simply won't have it, this uppity Cinderella thinking she's going to a ball designed to find the handsome prince an appropriate sweetheart, but perseverance, animal buddies, and a well-timed entrance by a fairy godmother make sure things turn out all right. There are a few striking sequences of pure animation--for example, Cinderella is reflected in bubbles drifting through the air--and the design is rich and evocative throughout. It's a simple story padded here agreeably with comic business, particularly Cinderella's rodent pals (dressed up conspicuously like the dwarf sidekicks of another famous Disney heroine) and their misadventures with a wretched cat named Lucifer. There's also much harrumphing and exposition spouting by the King and the Grand Duke. It's a much simpler and more graceful work than the more frenetically paced animated films of today, which makes it simultaneously quaint and highly gratifying.--David Kronke

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Genre: Animation, Music, Family, Musical
DVD Release Date: October 4, 2005
Runtime: 74 minutes
Studio: Walt Disney Home Entertainment
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