The enduring tale of the oppressed scullery maid who defies her evil step-mother to snare a prince gets a sumptuous live-action run out from director Kenneth Branagh. Downton Abbey's Lily James winsomely plays Cinders but it's Cate Blanchett as the villainous Lady Tremaine who's the dark star of the show. When her beloved father dies, Cinders finds herself at the whim of her evil stepmother and her vilely self-obsessed daughters but resolutely sticks to her real mum's advice: 'Have courage and be kind..."
Director: Kenneth Branagh
Starring: Lily James, Hayley Atwell, Cate Blanchett, Helena Bonham-Carter, Richard Madden