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The Slipper and The Rose Movie Review Summary

Actors: Richard Chamberlain, Gemma Craven

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This movie is based on the world-famous Cinderella story. Prince Edward of Euphrania (Richard Chamberlain) is being forced by his father the King to marry a bride from a neighbouring country in order to strengthen their small country and protect it from attack.
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       The prince is disgusted at the idea of marriage without love, but reluctantly submits to a 'bride-finding' ball in order to select a suitable bride.
    Meanwhile, Cinderella (Gemma Craven) has just lost her father, and is being ill-treated by her domineering step-mother and step-sisters. They go to the ball, leaving her to work in the kitchen. But Cinderella's secret wish to go to the ball and see the handsome prince, whom she had glimpsed once, comes true when her charming, but very busy godmother takes time out to make sure she gets to the ball. At the ball, one look is enough for the Prince to fall deeply in love with Cinderella.
    But complications arise as Cinderella disappears at midnight, leaving only her glass slipper behind, and the prince has to choose between duty and love.
The review of this Movie prepared by Susanna de Almeida



Script Analysis of The Slipper and The Rose

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1600 to 1899 Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Lover is...    -   of a different social class

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   Prince/Nobleman/King Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   General European

Setting

Europe    -   Yes Misc setting    -   castle

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Any profanity?    -   None If lots of song/dance...    -   lot of singing and dancing Is this movie based on a    -   book

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