Alice in Wonderland (film, 2010)

Alice in Wonderland (film)  19-year-old Alice, trying to escape from an unwanted marriage proposal, falls down a hole and returns to the whimsical world she first encountered as a young girl.  She has no memory of her previous visit, and her childhood friends the Mad Hatter, the White Rabbit, Tweedledee and Tweedledum, the March Hare, the Dormouse, the Caterpillar, and the Cheshire Cat wonder if she is the right Alice.  She embarks on a fantastical journey through what she is told is really called Underland to find her true destiny, as predicted in a magical scroll, and end the Red Queen’s reign of terror.  Directed by Tim Burton.  Released on March 5, 2010, in regular, 3D and Imax versions, after a February 25, 2010, Royal World Premiere in London.  Stars Mia Wasikowska (Alice), Johnny Depp (Mad Hatter), Helena Bonham Carter (Iracebeth, the Red Queen), Anne Hathaway (White Queen), Crispin Glover (The Knave of Hearts), Matt Lucas (Tweedledee and Tweedledum), Leo Bill (Hamish), with the voices of Alan Rickman (Absolem, the Blue Caterpillar), Stephen Fry (Cheshire Cat), Michael Sheen (The White Rabbit), Timothy Spall (Bayard), Christopher Lee (Jabberwocky), Paul Whitehouse (March Hare), Barbara Windsor (Dormouse).  109 min.  Based on the books by Lewis Carroll.  Tim Burton and Johnny Depp had earlier collaborated on Ed Wood for Disney.  Danny Elfman composed the score.  The film won two Academy Awards, for Art Direction and for Costume Design.