This kid-toon discloses the hard knocks awaiting the extremely height-challenged, perhaps inadvertently echoing the Randy Newman song "Short People."
The families of Tom Thumb (voice of Elijah Wood) and his neighbor, Thumbelina (Jennifer Love Hewitt), both live in a miniature village, but neither can prevent the kidnapping of their tiny offspring by full-sized human invaders. Tom makes his getaway and finds refuge with Ben the Blacksmith, but the less fortunate Thumbelina winds up the star performer in Mr. Roman's carnival. Thumbelina eventually escapes, bidding farewell to her fellow artistes (a mouse and a monkey), but goes from the frying pan into the fire. In s...