Dreamchild (1985)

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.… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: October 4, 1985
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

Dreamchild is an ambitious movie that tries to do a lot of things, and does most of them surprisingly well.

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Scott Weinberg

Wistful and warm ... and just a little bit dull.

Joe Leydon
San Francisco Examiner

A marvelously inventive mix of fantasy and fanciful speculation.

Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

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.

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jay nixon
Living up to it's title a dreamy film of the aged Alice's half memories of her childhood and Lewis Carroll interwoven with sequences of animated… More
Anthony Valletta
Quite good story behind the girl who was the inspiration for Alice in wonderland.