PG | | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Ella is under a spell to be constantly obedient, a fact she must hide from her new step-family in order to protect the prince of the land, her friend for whom she's falling.
Edgar's portrait reads "Hubris, never humility". Char's reads "Valiant, never Vainglorious".
Fairy tales tell, as their labels imply / Stories of magic, of creatures that fly / With giants and dragons and ogres and elves / And inanimate objects that speak for themselves / There's romance and danger and plotting of schemes / There's good ...
In several other scenes, when given a command, Ella is compelled to perform that task until it is accomplished or she is told to do something else. However, while protesting the prince at the market, Ella's stepsister instructs her to "Go home". Ella begins to follow these instructions until she's tackled for the first time by the prince, after which she is able to stand and converse with him, despite the task not being completed.
The cityscape of the Miramax logo dissolves into the cityscape of the medieval city in the movie.
$6,169,030 (USA) (11 April 2004)
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