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The Little Mermaid Movie Review Summary

Actors: (Voices) Jodi Benson, Kenneth Mars, Christopher Daniel Barnes, Samuel E. Wright, Pat Carroll

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Based on the Hans Christian Anderson classic of the same name, Ariel is a mermaid with a fascination for human things and longs to be " a part of that world". During a bad storm, Ariel rescues a human prince from drowning and falls for him. Though her father expressedly forbids her to have anything to go with the human realm, Ariel rebels and goes to see the sea witch who seduces her to give up her voice for the chance to become human. The only condition is that she must get her prince, Eric, to fall in love with her and kiss her within three days. With the help of friends Flounder, a fish, and Sebastian, a crab with a Jamaican accent, Ariel copes with being human and winning over her prince.
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The review of this Movie prepared by AJ




This movie is based on Hans Christian Anderson's tale about a woman with a tail who has many friends in the sea. Ariel, the mermaid, exchanges her voice with a witch for actual legs, and a prince must kiss her within three days. Sebastian the crab is one of the cutest creatures to ever star in a Disney film, and the animation is spectacular.
The review of this Movie prepared by Teddy



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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999 Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Animal or Object Story    -   Yes Kind of animal or object:    -   fish If a cartoon...    -   animated cartoon Lover is...    -   magical being

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   mage/magician    -   Prince/Nobleman/King Age:    -   a teen    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American    -   General European

Setting

Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   General Europe Water?    -   Yes Water:    -   swimming on    -   river Misc setting    -   castle

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Any profanity?    -   None If lots of song/dance...    -   lot of singing If this is a kid's movie...    -   Ages 5-10    -   Ages 10-15 Is this movie based on a    -   book

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