MADELINE (Theatrical Release USA 1998)

Ben Meyers’ rating: 4.1|5.0 Starsìììì

—live action treatment of the Madeline books—presents an excellent entertainment choice for children. The well-written script does justice to the original intent of the stories.

Film Poster Courtesy of Wikipedia


Madeline, the orphanage’s youngest orphan, works through a series of daily life events.

Additional Thanks

Thank you to Director Daisy von Scherler Mayer for directing effort. Thank you to Executive Producer Stanley R. Jaffe for making the film possible. Additional characters/cast include: Miss Clavel (Frances McDormand), Lord Covington (Nigel Hawthorne), Madeline (Hatty Jones), Leopold the Tutor (Ben Daniels), Mr. Spanish Ambassador (Arturo Venegas), Lady Covington (Stéphane Audran), Mrs. Spanish Ambassador (Katia Caballero), Helene the Cook (Chantal Neuwirth), and Pepito (Kristian de la Osa).

Buy a ticket? Yes? No? Maybe?

Yes. Great entertainment for the whole family. 

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