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Alice in Wonderland (1966)

A girl named Alice falls down a rabbit-hole and wanders into the strange Wonderland.

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A girl named Alice falls down a rabbit-hole and wanders into the strange Wonderland.

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28 December 1966 (UK)  »

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Алиса в страната на чудесата  »

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Director Jonathan Miller chose Anne-Marie Mallik to play Alice because she had an appropriate sense of Victorian solemnity about her. See more »

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When the Mock Turtle is singing, the sound does not match up with his lip movements. See more »

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Version of Alice in Wonderland (1951) See more »

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Jonathan Miller's Alice in Wonderland is a masterpiece.
11 November 2005 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

There have been several films that attempted to bring the viewer into the dream of Lewis Carroll's Alice.. but none have succeeded like Jonathan Miller's 1966 BBC Alice in Wonderland. A legendary cast.. without costumes.. improvises Lewis Carroll's work with an unsettling brilliance. The result is a film that casts a new light.. or shadow.. on a story beloved by millions. A dark environment both in aesthetics and passion.. Jonathan Miller recreates Alice's dream into a nightmare. One that doesn't allow the viewer to get comfortable unless they can accept the evil undercurrent that moves the story forward.. or backwards. The film is cast with many legends of the screen and stage.. all of whom provide performances worthy of the legend accolade. The character of Alice is represented differently than in traditional adaptations. She seems almost removed from the "reality" taking place before her.. even at times when she is involved in the "reality" as much as the characters of her dream-world. Jonathan Miller's Alice in Wonderland for BBC television is a must-see for anyone who enjoyed Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass or anyone who enjoys low budget films that are improvised into timeless masterpieces.


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