Cinderella rises up from the ashes

Lily James as Cinderella
Lily James as Cinderella

Kenneth Branangh directs Disney’s new version of the classic fairy tale Cinderella out now at the Showcase in Bargeddie.

Cinderella follows the fortunes of young Ella (Lily James) whose merchant father (Ben Chaplin) remarries following the tragic death of her mother (Hayley Atwell).

Keen to support her loving father, Ella welcomes her new stepmother Lady Tremaine (Cate Blanchett) and her daughters Anastasia and Drizella into the family home.

But when Ella’s father suddenly and unexpectedly passes away, she finds herself at the mercy of a jealous and cruel new family and relegated to being a servant girl.

Despite the cruelty inflicted upon her Ella is determined she will not give in to despair and when she meets a dashing stranger in the woods her fortunes begin to change.

Cinderella is rated U and runs 105 minutes.

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