Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story (2001)

Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story is a 2001 American television miniseries. It was directed by Brian Henson and was a co-production of CBS and Jim Henson Television. It is an alternative version of the classic English fairy tale Jack and the Beanstalk. The story was considerably reworked to reflect what Henson believed to be a more ethical, humanist view. The cast includes Matthew Modine, Mia Sara, Jon Voight, and Vanessa Redgrave. Richard Attenborough, Daryl Hannah, and a young James Corden play giants. Among the other giants in the film are beings from the mythology of various cultures, including Hebrew, Buddhist, and Nordic.

Release Date: 2001-12-02
Seasons: 1
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  • Country: US
  • Language: En | Es
  • Runtime: 174
Daryl Hannah
Daryl Hannah
Thespee, Member Great Council of Mac Slec
Vanessa Redgrave
Vanessa Redgr...
Countess Wilhelmina, Matriarch / Narrator
Matthew Modine
Matthew Modin...
Jack Robinson (Johnathan William Duncan Robinson)
Mia Sara
Mia Sara
Ondine
Jon Voight
Jon Voight
Siggy (Sigfried Mannheim), Overseas Div. Director for Robinson Intl.
Richard Attenborough
Richard Atten...
Magog, Arbiter of Justice Great Council of Mac Slec
Bill Barretta
Bill Barretta
Thunderdell
Honor Blackman
Honor Blackma...
Jules, Jack's Secretary
James Corden
James Corden
Brian Henson
Brian Henson
Jim Carter
Jim Carter
Odin, Member of Great Council of Mac Slec
Freddie Highmore
Freddie Highm...
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