News about the latest movie in the OUR DOLLS
collection. Follow movies through their planning stages and filming on this page!
Title: The Doll Nutcracker
Plotline: This is a video of the entire
Doll Nutcracker performance, as enjoyed by hundreds of people in our living room over a period of six years. The entire two-hour
ballet is uniquely choreographed for dolls, and the costumes, props, and sets are a product of years and years of work.
Cast: Everyone in Pleasantville, as well
as appearances by the Gothard Sisters
Scenes we're looking forward to:
This video is going to be released on a two-disc DVD and will feature a
wealth of behind-the-scenes features and special extras such as:
* Mrs. Montoya's Ballet Masterclass -finished!
Learn some of the moves used in the Doll Nutcracker to perform with
* Behind-The-Scenes - in progress
Go backstage with the cast and see how the production works
How It All Started - finished!
Back to the beginning of our dollplay and inclination to put on huge productions, including
lots of old videos!
the costumes were made and what inspired them, with looks at our original costumes.
* Props and Sets - finished!
How the props and sets were made and what inspired them as well as their uses and purpose.
Special glimpses into
the amount of work that went into the production of the Nutcracker
* Nancy Five News Special - finished!
Interviews with the top stars of the Nutcracker, including Felicity
Merriman, Andres, Dolores and Josefina Montoya, and Anna Larson.
* Blooper Reel
of hilarious mistakes and blunders during performances, rehearsals, and interviews!
* Christmas In Pleasantville - finished!
tour of the dollhouses during Christmastime, as the guests of the Nutcracker get to see during the year!
Getting Ready - finished!
Follow us through a long day of getting ready for a
Nutcracker performance. See what we have to do to make each performance a success.
...and much more!
Release Date: TBD
Title: (working title) The Healer
Plotline: Josefina feels inadequate at home
and travels to Mexico City to learn how to be a Curandera from her aunt. Her small ambition soon helps the entire town
Cast: Josefina, Francisca, Rebecca, Clara,
Juan, Antonio, Mrs. and Mr. Montoya, Tia Magdalena, Peppers the horse, the Larson Family, the Merriman Family, the Parkington
family, various Mexico City residents.
Scenes we're looking forward to: Josefina
practicing her remedies at Tia Magdalena's house, Josefina and Peppers running into robbers in the desert, Juan and Antonio
play tricks on Clara, the entire Montoya household! We love playing in there, so a movie should reflect that.