PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The Brothers Grimm arrive at the home of a wealthy Grande Dame who speaks of the many legends surrounding the fable of the cinder girl before telling the "true" story of her ancestor.
After the failed wedding, Rodmilla and her daughters are sat eating at table. Behind Rodmilla there is a mirror very like the mirror in the famous 1434 painting The Arnolfini Portrait by the early Netherlandish painter Jan van Eyck. The frame on Rodmilla's mirror has eight points. Eyck's has 10.
Have we met?
Danielle: I-I do not believe so, Your Highness.
Henry: I could have sworn I knew every courtier in the provience.
Danielle: Well... I am visiting a cousin.
Danielle: My cousin.
Henry: Yes, you said that. Which one?
Danielle: Th-the only one I have, sire.
Henry: Are you coy on purpose or do ...
Various words, such as "philanthropist" and "management," that did not exist at the time are used. It can be assumed we are hearing a modern English translation of what the characters were actually saying.
While the theatrical version was rated PG-13, the VHS version was edited to remove three swear words in order to be suitable for a PG rating. The DVD and Blu-ray versions are uncut.
$8,526,904 (USA) (2 August 1998)
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