Whimsical adaptation of Gail Carson Levine's acclaimed children's novel stars Anne Hathaway ("The Princess Diaries") as Ella, a young girl bound by an obedience spell to do whatever she's told. When her mother dies, she winds up with a malicious stepmom who tries to control her every move. Now, Ella must set out on a daring quest to find her fairy godmother, the only person who can lift the curse. With Hugh Dancy, Cary Elwes, Vivica A. Fox, Minnie Driver, Parminder Nagra, and Eric Idle. 96 min. Standard; Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, French Dolby Digital 5.1; Subtitles: Spanish; audio commentary; deleted scenes; game; featurettes; music video; DVD-ROM content.