Dreamchild
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Irreverent British writer Dennis Potter speaks aloud what many literary historians have only postulated in whispers in Dreamchild. The film is set in 1932, on the 100th anniversary of the birth of Alice in Wonderland creator Lewis Carroll. The guest of honor at the New York-based celebration is 80-year-old Alice Liddell (Coral Browne), who as a child inspired Carroll's whimsical novels. Amidst the cajoling of both devoted fans and fast-buck hustlers, the grim-faced Alice tries to remain calm and dignified. What none of the idolaters suspect is that Alice harbors a long-suppressed secret… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A marvelously inventive mix of fantasy and fanciful speculation."
‑ Joe Leydon, San Francisco Examiner
"The Jim Henson fabrications of the Wonderland characters are more horrific than whimsical and the direction feels like a TV film, but the attempt is noteworthy."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"Wistful and warm ... and just a little bit dull."
‑ Scott Weinberg, eFilmCritic.com
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