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FairyTale: A True Story (1997)

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99 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

In 1917, two children take a photograph, which is soon believed by some to be the first scientific evidence of the existence of fairies.
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Albert Ash (story) | Tom McLoughlin (story) | Ernie Contreras (story) (screenplay)
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$ 3,515,323
Gross (USA)
$ 14,036,249
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Release date
Oct 24, 1997 (United States)

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Harvey Keitel
Harry Houdini Harry Houdini   See fewer
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Jason Salkey
James Collins James Collins   See fewer
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Peter O'Toole
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Sir Arthur Conan Doyle   See fewer
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Lara Morgan
Jean Doyle Jean Doyle   See fewer
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Adam Franks
Adrian Doyle Adrian Doyle   See fewer
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Guy Witcher
Denis Doyle Denis Doyle   See fewer
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Joseph May
Houdini's Assistant Houdini's Assistant   See fewer
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John Bradley
Portly Gentleman Portly Gentleman   See fewer
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Anna Chancellor
Peter Pan Peter Pan   See fewer
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Florence Hoath
Elsie Wright Elsie Wright   See fewer
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Phoebe Nicholls
Polly Wright Polly Wright   See fewer
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Leonard Kavanagh
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Elizabeth Earl
Frances Griffiths Frances Griffiths   See fewer
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Paul McGann
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Anton Lesser
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Bob Peck
Harry Briggs Harry Briggs   See fewer
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Lynn Farleigh
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Tara Marie
Judith Judith   See fewer
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Tim McInnerny
John Ferret, a Reporter John Ferret, a Reporter   See fewer
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Jim Wiggins
Albert, the Postman Albert, the Postman   See fewer
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Harold Snelling Harold Snelling   See fewer
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Geoffrey Hodson Geoffrey Hodson   See fewer
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Dick Brannick
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Barbara Hicks
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Willie Ross
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Ina Clough
Lady Calling to Fairies Lady Calling to Fairies   See fewer
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Carol Noakes
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Martin Gent
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Tom Georgeson
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Angus Barnett
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Suzy Barton
A Fairy A Fairy   See fewer
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Ali Bastian
A Fairy A Fairy   See fewer
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Anna Brecon
A Fairy A Fairy   See fewer
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Sean Buckley
Mr. Bandylegs, a Fairy Mr. Bandylegs, a Fairy   See fewer
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Lindsey Butcher
A Fairy A Fairy   See fewer
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Norma Cohen
Nanny Button Cup, a Fairy Nanny Button Cup, a Fairy   See fewer
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Matt Costain
Prince Malakin, a Fairy Prince Malakin, a Fairy   See fewer
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Philip Fowler
A Fairy A Fairy   See fewer
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Katie Gibbon
A Fairy A Fairy   See fewer
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Sophie Griffiths
A Fairy (as Sophy Griffiths) A Fairy (as Sophy Griffiths)   See fewer
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Tara Kemp
A Fairy A Fairy   See fewer
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William Lawrance
A fairy (as William Lawrence) A fairy (as William Lawrence)   See fewer
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Caleb Lloyd
Lob, a Fairy Lob, a Fairy   See fewer
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Marianne Melhus
Princess Florella, a Fairy Princess Florella, a Fairy   See fewer
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Simon Penman
A Fairy A Fairy   See fewer
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A Fairy A Fairy   See fewer
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Jane Read-Wilson
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Isabel Rocamora
Fairy Queen Mab Fairy Queen Mab   See fewer
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Tom Sturridge
Hab, a Fairy (as Thomas Sturridge) Hab, a Fairy (as Thomas Sturridge)   See fewer
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Mark Tate
A Fairy A Fairy   See fewer
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Hayley Tibbins
A Fairy A Fairy   See fewer
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Miss Ashton (uncredited) Miss Ashton (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.5 / 10 | 5,111 votes