STarting july 18 at 10am pacific


Rumor has it that three of the most eligible bachelorettes in Italy live in the house of Don Magnifico, the great baron of Montefiascone.

But when the prince’s trusted advisor arrives to sniff out the situation for himself, all he finds are two pompous brats — and a mysterious beauty dressed in rags, whose heart is more noble than an entire court combined.

Forget the glass slipper, and ditch the fairy godmother. Prepare yourself for a new spin on a classic tale: Gioachino Rossini’s Cinderella.

With vaulting coloratura vocals and a score brimming with joy, Cinderella is the ultimate tale of goodness triumphant. Jean-Pierre Ponnelle’s whimsical production stars Karine Deshayes as the title heroine, René Barbera as the swoon-worthy prince, and fan favorite Christian Van Horn as the prince’s advisor, Alidoro.

Your Prince Charming awaits this weekend, when Cinderella streams from Saturday, July 18 at 10am Pacific to midnight the next day! Directed for the screen by Frank Zamacona.

Run time: 2 hours, 37 minutes


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