Alice in Wonderland (1999)

Germany, USA,
colour, 4:3
Dolby, English

A German/American fantasy television film directed by Nick Willing.

Plot Summary

Alice follows a white rabbit down a rabbit-hole and finds herself in the strange and bewildering world of Wonderland. There she has tea with the Mad Hatter, grows and shrinks, meets lots of eccentric characters and is menaced by the volatile Queen of Hearts.


Directed by: Nick Willing
© 1999 Babelsberg International Filmproduktion Gmbh & Co, Betriebs KG and Hallmark Entertainment Distribution Company
Hallmark Entertainment. Produced for Babelsberg International Filmproduktion
Executive Producers: Robert Halmi Sr, Robert Halmi Jr
Produced by: Dyson Lovell
Line Producer: Chris Thompson
Written for Television by: Peter Barnes
Based on the Book by: Lewis Carroll
Director of Photography: Giles Nuttgens
Edited by: Alex Mackie
Music by: Richard Hartley
Production Sound Mixer: Mark Holding
Costume Designer: Charles Knode
Make Up & Hair Designer: Anne Spiers
Creature Effects: Jim Henson's Creature Shop
Special Effects Supervisors: Richard Conway, Bob Hollow
Visual Effects Supervisor: David Booth
Digital Video Effects: Framestore (London) Ltd
Production Designed by: Roger Hall

Robbie Coltrane (Tweedledum)
Whoopi Goldberg (Cheshire Cat)
Ben Kingsley (Major Caterpillar)
Christopher Lloyd (White Knight)
Pete Postlethwaite (Carpenter)
Miranda Richardson (Queen of Hearts)
Martin Short (Mad Hatter)
Peter Ustinov (Walrus)
George Wendt (Tweedledee)
Gene Wilder (Mock Turtle)
Tina Majorino as Alice
Ken Dodd (Mr Mouse)
Jason Flemyng (Sir Jack, the Knave of Hearts)
Sheila Hancock (Cook)
Simon Russell Beale (King of Hearts)
Liz Smith (Miss Lory)
Elizabeth Spriggs (Duchess)
Donald Sinden as the voice of the Gryphon
Joanna Lumley as the voice of Tiger Lily
Richard Coombs, Kiran Shah (The White Rabbit)

Alternative Titles

Alice im Wunderland – Germany



  • Entertainment Weekly no.472 /473 (19 February 1999) pp.116-117 – illustrated review (Twas Brillig by Ken Tucker)
  • Eyepiece vol.19 no. (December/January 1998/1999 p.8 – production notes
  • Filmovy Prehled no.7 (2000) pp.5-6 (Czech Republic) – credits, synopsis, review
  • Film Score Monthly vol.4 no.6 (July 1999) p.45 – article
  • Music From the Movies no.24 (Summer 1999) p.30 – soundtrack review
  • TV Guide vol.47 no.2 (9 January 1999) p.6 – illustrated interview
  • TV Guide vol.47 no.9 (27 February 1999) pp.18-22 – illustrated article, production notes, review
  • Variety no.374 (22 February 1999) pp.88 – illustrated credits, review (by Ray Richmond)