Dreamchild Poster

Release Date: December 21st, 2001

PG|1 hr 33 min

Plot Summary
Eighty-year-old Alice Hargreaves (Coral Browne) is about to visit Columbia University to attend a reception in honor of legendary fantasy author Lewis Carroll. As a child, Alice had a close friendship with the writer, who she knew as Rev. Charles Dodgson (Ian Holm), and their relationship was the creative catalyst for Dodgson's most beloved work. However, as Alice reflects on her experiences with the author, she realizes the complexity of their bond has had lasting, deeply felt ramifications.

Cast: Coral Browne, Ian Holm, Peter Gallagher, Caris Corfman, Nicola Cowper, Jane Asher, Amelia Shankley

Director: Gavin Millar

Genres: Fantasy

Keywords: Forbidden love, 1930s, Growing up, New York City

Awards

Nominated Make-Up Artist
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1986)
Nominated Special Visual Effects
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1986)