To try to prevent this, the king places her into hiding, in the care of three good-natured - but not too bright - fairies. She responds to an advertisement and embarks on an erotic freelance job in which she is required to sleep in bed alongside paying customers. . It establishes enough drudgery to explain why she might be attracted to the danger and risk-taking she embarks on. Finally, the voice work while again far more emotive than Alice in Wonderland is inconsistent, the best cases were Aura and Amoratta, whose voices are fresh and charming, Felicity is suitably soothing and Primrose's high pitched voice worked for me. The other scenes are to set up the idea that none of the things she is engaged with in her life --work, school, family --really matter much to her, and that she's pretty much direction less.
She volunteers at a research lab, works at a coffee shop, and as a photocopy clerk in an office. Determined to protect her, her parents ask three fairies to raise her in hiding. King voice as Gary Chalk. The story is always charming in its tone, and the dialogue likewise without feeling overly-simplistic again like Alice in Wonderland. Also apparent that she's taking the p-ss. Just Keep On Going is actually a good catchy song, but would've worked a million times better without the narration which completely drowned out the last part on top of it.
Adaptation of the fairy tale of the same name. And yes, there were plenty. Princess Aurora is cursed by the evil witch Maleficent - who declares that before the sun sets on Aurora's 16th birthday she will die by pricking her finger on the spindle of a spinning wheel. Overall though, a cute Jetlag animation. They must battle an evil queen and legions of undead monsters before she will be free. The animation is quite good here, the backgrounds are colourful and the character designs especially that for Odelia are an improvement over those of Alice in Wonderland for example.
As for the nudity, this emphasizes her character's vulnerability, especially when contrasted with her clients. Prince voice as Ian Corlett. Like the above review suggests, there are a lot of opinions out there about how opaque the film is supposed to be; that's not true at all. I didn't care for Melody, whose voice was more annoying than beautiful, or for Richard whose voice was just as bland as the character. The music score has many lovely whimsical moments, and I loved two of the three songs, Follow Your Heart especially is very sweet.
That is not to say that this Sleeping Beauty is perfect though. The film does leave some gaps for your imagination, and it tends to make you focus on detail and draw your own conclusions --everything isn't spelled out in neat little packets of dialog, as some seem to wish for. But the evil Maleficent is just as determined to seal the princess's fate. What her eyes don't remember from her sleeping sessions, it seems her body memory does. Re-watching it as part of my quest to re-visit the Jetlag, Golden Films and Burbank animations, my memories were mostly correct. Starring: Finn Jones Grace Van Dien Catherine Oxenberg Casper Van Dien Directed by: Casper Van Dien. Odelia also wasn't too bad, the character herself is well animated and the dialogue is good, but there were times when the voice didn't quite fit the character, coming across as too nice.
Lucy is a university student who is working a number of jobs. I didn't care also for the character of Prince Richard, for me one of the Jetlag's silliest and more empty characters. Cast Cast overview, first billed only:. Most of the characters are likable too, the best two being Primrose and Princess Felicity, both endearing and never annoying characters. Also that she needs to work hard to get by, which should be obvious enough.
When a young Prince and his trusted aid learn of a beautiful Princess's cursed eternal slumber, they embark on a journey to rescue her. A beautiful princess born in a faraway kingdom is destined by a terrible curse to prick her finger on the spindle of a spinning wheel and fall into a deep sleep that can only be awakened by true love's first kiss. . . . .
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