Rolling Stone - 08/20/1998
"...Mischievous fun. The radiant Barrymore energizes Cinderella with a tough core of intelligence and wit..."
Entertainment Weekly - 09/04/1998
Premiere - 08/01/1998
"...[A] surprisingly clever take on the classic fairy tale....[Barrymore displays] her enthusiasm and wit..."
New York Times - 07/31/1998
"...[Barrymore gives a] buoyant, unaffected performance..."
Box Office - 10/01/1998
"...[Barrymore] is thoroughly likable....Anjelica Huston is wonderfully hateful yet magnificently subtle....A lively sense of humor keeps up the pace..."
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.
Romantic Comedy |
The film was originally going to be called CINDERELLA.