Ella is reduced to tatters after her father’s death by her evil step mother. Left with only the legacy of kindness and courage, she puts up with her cruel step sisters and all their scheming ways to get her into trouble. Ella is forced to live in the attic and sleep next to the dying embers when the nights get unbearably cold. She is left to the mercy of scraps from the dinner table which Ella promptly serves to the mice in her room. The princess of a glorious childhood, she has to work like a servant maid, always at the service of her stepmother and sisters. Not the one to be backed down by adversity, Ella finds a sliver of hope when all the maidens in the kingdom are invited to the palace ball where the prince is to choose his bride. The entire kingdom is abuzz and the seamstress is drowning in fabric as all the maiden prepare to look their best for the prince. When Cinderella walks down in her mother’s ball gown, ready to go to the palace, her stepmother and sisters tear it down, forbidding her to go to the ball. As she falls down to the floor consumed by sadness and tears, Cinderella’s Godmother finally pays her a much needed visit!
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