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Director: Garry Marshall     Starring: Anne Hathaway Julie Andrews
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Format: DVD
Sku: 203613141
UPC: 786936211085
UPC 14: 00786936211085
Rating: Game Rating Code
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Mia is a bright but terribly shy teenager whose goal is to surviive school with a minimum of attention and embarrassment. Unfortunately her wish is thwarted when her estranged grandmother arrives and delivers the shocking news that she's a real life princess.
Editor's Note
Teen actress Anne Hathaway gives an endearing performance in Garry Marshall's delightful Disney comedy, THE PRINCESS DIARIES. Assisted by such seasoned pros as Julie Andrews and Hector Elizondo (a Marshall regular), Hathaway shines here in her first major film role. She plays Mia, a high school misfit who has resigned herself to social invisibility. Mia and her best friend, Lilly (Heather Matarazzo), are outcasts. While Lilly relishes the role, Mia just wishes a cute popular boy she likes, Josh (Erik von Detten), would notice her. Mia's life changes dramatically when her grandmother (Andrews) contacts her and Mia finds out she is heir to the throne of Genovia, a small European country between France and Spain. The klutzy, socially awkward girl doesn't think she's up to the job, but she agrees to be coached in regal manners by her grandmother before deciding if she wants to become a princess. Marshall (PRETTY WOMAN) is clearly in his element directing this light, charming teen comedy. Andrews, perfectly cast as Queen Clarisse Renaldi, makes her character seem both imperious and caring. Hathaway's performance and the presence of teen pop star Mandy Moore assure that young girls, in particular, will enjoy the film.


Video Features DVD, Aspect Ratio 1.33:1, Dolby Digital Stereo, French, Dubbed, Spanish, Subtitled, No Longer Produced

Technical Info

Release Information
Video Mfg Name Studio: Buena Vista Home Entertainment
Video Release Date Release Date: 5/11/2007
Video Play Time Running Time: 115 minutes
Video Release Year Original Release Date: 2001
Video UPC UPC: 00786936211085
Video Number of Discs Number of Discs: 1

Audio & Video
Video Audio Spec Available Audio Tracks:
Video Color Spec Video: Color

Cast & Crew

Video Cast Info Mandy Moore
Video Cast Info Erik von Detten
Video Cast Info Hector Elizondo
Video Cast Info Anne Hathaway
Video Cast Info Robert Schwartzman
Video Cast Info Caroline Goodall
Video Cast Info Heather Matarazzo
Video Cast Info Julie Andrews
Video Cast Info Meg Cabot - Source Writer
Video Cast Info Ellen H. Schwartz - Co-Producer
Video Cast Info Karl Walter Lindenlaub - Director of Photography
Video Cast Info John Debney - Composer
Video Cast Info Debra Martin Chase - Producer
Video Cast Info Whitney Houston - Producer
Video Cast Info Mario Iscovich - Producer
Video Cast Info Gina Wendkos - Screenwriter
Video Cast Info Garry Marshall - Director

Professional Reviews

"...Andrews is ideal casting and refreshingly assured..." 07/30/2001 p.18

New York Times
"...The film is well cast. Ms. Hathaway is royalty in the making, a young comic talent with a scramble of features....The camera is mad about her..." 08/03/2001 p.E11

USA Today
"...[Featuring] a comic gem of a performance by Anne Hathaway....She's lovely and funny at the same time..." 08/03/2001 p.3E

Entertainment Weekly
"...Charming....Best of all, Julie Andrews reigns, her formidable anti-Poppins-ish dignity its own form of hilarity..." 08/10/2001 p.49

Los Angeles Times
"THE PRINCESS DIARIES places three-dimensional human beings in a fairy-tale plot in a most beguiling fashion and teams a radiant Julie Andrews with appealing screen newcomer Anne Hathaway..." 08/03/2001 p.4

Product Attributes

Product attributeActor:   Hathaway,Anne
Product attributeLabel:   Buena Vista Home Video
Product attributeMusic Format:   DVD
Product attributeVideo Format:   DVD
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