Corpus ID: 191760172

Magic Realities Reconsidered: Ever After

  title={Magic Realities Reconsidered: Ever After},
  author={Dorothee Ostmeier},
By contextualizing the film Ever After in terms of its revisions of the classic versions of the Cinderella story and of Renaissance ideas of social reform, this study presents the contemporary Cinderella as an imaginary construct of several layers of cultural history and of literary and artistic subplots. The narrator in the introductory frame of the 1998 film Ever After, the Grand Dame (played by Jeanne Moreau), criticizes the Brothers Grimm (played by Joerg Stadler and Andy Henderson) for… Expand