Ever After: A Cinderella Story (1998)

USA, 1997
120m (Argentina), 121m (USA), 122m (Netherlands)
35mm film, Technicolor, 2.35:1

An American fantasy film directed Andy Tennant.


On the death of her father, Danielle is taken in by the cruel Rodmilla and her obnoxious daughters Marguerite and Jaqueline. Danielle accidentally meets the future king of France, Prince Henry who falls in love with her. With the prince's wedding day approaching but with no bride, the race is on to find a suitable queen. But Henry has already made his decision…


Director: Andy Tennant
Twentieth Century Fox
Producer: Mireille Soria, Tracey Trench
Co-producers: Timothy M. Bourne, Kevin Reidy
Associate Producer: Melissa Cobb
Script: Susannah Grant, Andy Tennant, Rick Parks
Story: Charles Perrault
Director of Photography: Andrew Dunn
Editor: Roger Bondelli
Music: George Fenton
Costume Designer: Jenny Beavan
Key Make-up: Tina Earnshaw
Key Hair: Eithne Fennel
Special Effects: John Clark, Alan Senior
Digital Special Effects and Computer Graphics Animation: Cinesite (Europe) Ltd
Production Designer: Michael Howells

Drew Barrymore (Danielle De Barbarac)
Anjelica Huston (Baroness Rodmilla De Ghent)
Dougray Scott (Prince Henry)
Patrick Godfrey ()
Megan Dodds (Marguerite De Ghent)
Melanie Lynskey (Jacqueline De Ghent)
Timothy West (King Francis)
Judy Parfitt (Queen Marie)
Jeroen Krabbé (Auguste De Barbarac)
Lee Ingleby (Gustave)
Kate Lansbury (Paulette)
Matyelok Gibbs (Louise)
Walter Sparrow (Maurice)
Jeanne Moreau (Grande Dame)
Anna Maguire (young Danielle)
Richard O'Brien (Pierre Le Pieu)
Peter Gunn (Captain Laurent)
Joerg Stadler (Wilhelm Grimm)
Andrew Henderson (Jacob Grimm)
Toby Jones (royal page)

Alternative Titles

Auf immer und ewig – Germany
– working title
Untitled Cinderella Project
– working title



  • Empire November p.39 – review (by Ian Nathan)
  • Empire July 1999 p.122 – video review (by Caroline Westbrook)
  • Entertainment Weekly no.475 (5 March 1999) pp.68-69 – review (The Shoe Fits by Ty Burr)
  • Film Review November 1998 p.17 – review (by Alan Jones)


  • Capital, A 18 December 1998 – review (by Francisco Perestrello)
  • Diário de Notícias, DNmais 18 December 1998 – review (by João Antunes)
  • Expresso, Cartaz 19 December 1998 – review (by Manuel Cintra Ferreira)
  • Svenska Dagbladet 18 December 1998 – review (Askungen – överdådig fabel om förtryck by Carl-Johan Malmberg)