All Genres: Family, Animation, Musical
Release Year: 2002
Director: Glenn Chaika
Writing by: Willard Carroll – writer
Produced by: Kurt Albrecht – executive producer
Jason Blum – executive producer
Elizabeth Dreyer – associate producer
Andrew Herwitz – associate producer
John Lanza – producer (as John W. Lanza Jr.)
Mercedes J. Sichon – associate producer
Thomas L. Wilhite – producer (as Tom Wilhite)
Cast: Jennifer Love Hewitt – Thumbelina (voice)
Elijah Wood – Tom Thumb (voice)
Peter Gallagher – The Mole King (voice)
Alexandra Boyd – Bertha Beetle (voice)
Michael Chiklis – Roman / King Webster (voice)
Yvette Freeman – Leola (voice)
Robert Guillaume – Ben (voice)
Rachel Griffiths – Albertine (voice)
Jane Leeves – Margaret Beetle (voice)
Esai Morales – Vergas Mouse (voice)
Bebe Neuwirth – Thumbelina's mother (voice)
Music: Randall Crissman William Finn
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Plot Outline: Young Esteban want to become a writer and also to discover the identity of his father, carefully concealed by the mother Manuela.
Plot: When two tiny people reunite fifteen years after their village was ransacked by a giant, they learn that they were very special people in the village.
Movie Quotes: Daniel: What do ya see, Godfrey? What do ya see?
Godfrey: The usual, Daniel, the usual. The usual insects, amphibians, indigenous plant life, raccoon guano, tiny girl floating in a sardine can.
“>both nod, satisfied, and retreat into the hole. after a few seconds, both return]
Godfrey, Daniel: Tiny girl floating in a sardine can?
Crazy Credits: We know about 1 Crazy Credits. One of them reads:
Under the credits, crew men describe for a US Army newsreel camera the first A-bomb missions. They can scarecely conceal their excitement.
Goofs: We know about 17 goofs. Here comes one of them:
Miscellaneous: James says that 'Alan Ladd' committed suicide. After protest from the Ladd family, the DVD version has edited out this mention of Ladd's (arguable) suicide (some reports list Ladd's death from cerebral edema) (Reportedly, only the theatrical version has the original mention of Alan Ladd's death.).
Trivia: There are 3 entries in the trivia list – like these:
- Agrado's monologue was based on a real life event. When the electronic system of an Argentinian theater failed, the director suspended the show. Actress Lola Membrives decided to give the news to the audience and make them an offer: if they'd stay, they could listen to the narration of her life.
- Manuela Coleman is a character from Pedro Almodóvar's earlier film, Flor de mi secreto, La (1995).
- Pedro Almodóvar dedicated his movie to Bette Davis, Gena Rowlands and Romy Schneider.