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Arabian Knight (The Thief and the Cobbler) Movie Review Summary

Actors: Vincent Price, Matthew Broderick, Jennifer Beals, Eric Bogosian, Toni Collette, Jonathan Winters, Clive Revill

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Set in the ancient city of Baghdad, the story follows Tack, a humble cobbler, who accidentally earns the enmity of evil sorcerer Zig-zag (voice of Vincent Price). Princess Yum-Yum (voice of Jennifer Beals) intercedes on his behalf. Zig-zag then turns to warlord One-Eye to topple King Nod, and Tack suddenly finds himself defending Baghdad.
The Cobbler wins the hand of his beloved princess after saving the city from Zig-Zag and One-Eye. The storyline is complemented with the amusing antics of a dim-witted thief (voice of Jonathan Winters), some charming songs and much slapstick action of likely appeal to young and old.
Directed by Richard Williams, the production is visually splendid, and has a look all its own; a far better look than Aladdin's: wide stylistic variety spanning from Ancient to Op; sophisticated sense of pattern and color; visual wit; clarity of action; and perfect timing.
A hilarious animated movie that breaks the Disney mold!.
The review of this Movie prepared by Herman the German








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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 20%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzle 20%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 60% **Fantasy or Science Fiction?**    -   fantasy story on another world/distant past Romance    -   Yes Romance Plotlets:    -   love among high/low classes Powerplays    -   Yes Plotlets:    -   overthrowing bad govt (sci-fi)/claiming throne (fantasy) If a cartoon...    -   animated cartoon Cartoon?    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   servant Age:    -   a teen Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Arab

Setting

Earth setting:    -   middle ages Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes Mountains?    -   Yes Desert?    -   Yes Big cities?    -   Yes Misc settings    -   prison    -   fort/castle Kind of city    -   Beautiful sparkling advanced city

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Tone of movie    -   funny Kinds of F/X    -   exotic aliens    -   exotic big cities    -   exotic alien landscape Is this movie based on a    -   book

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