The Frog Prince

DVD Release: November 6, 2012
The Frog Prince
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Synopsis

Beautiful but arrogant Princes Iria, the King’s only daughter, has trouble finding suitors who live up to her high expectations. Worried by her overly discerning attitude, the King frets about her future happiness and the prospect that she may lose her inheritance if she doesn’t find a match by her 18th birthday. Seeking clarity, Princess Iria confesses her dilemma to the night, and hears a voice in return! Will she magically find true love behind the illusion of vain reflections or will an arranged marriage be her fate? Everyone will be enchanted and amused at Princess Iria’s search to find Prince Charming in this highly entertaining, animated feature of the classic tale of the princess and the frog.

Dove Review

“The Frog Prince,” the ageless story of a prince turned into a frog when he is cursed, takes a twist in this colorfully animated film. Freedom, of course, will only come to the little green amphibian if he is kissed. He believes he has a chance when he encounters the fickle Princess Iria.

Beautiful Iria is fast approaching the age of 18. Kingdom rules require she wed before she reaches this milestone, or she is destined to remain single forever. Iria is rude to all her potential suitors as well as her loving but slightly bumbling father, the king. The little green frog overhears Iria whisper to the moon about her dilemma and decides to trick her into kissing him. It seems to be a good plan until Iria refuses his advances and is reluctant to do as he asks.

The story of “The Frog Prince” is charming, but Iria is arrogant, spoiled, cantankerous and disrespectful to her father. She thinks only of herself through most of the film, with a few redeeming moments at the end. She makes friends with the frog, but has a hard time seeing past what he looks like and laughs at him for even suggesting she feel any different. This classic tale of a prince turned into a frog who loves a beautiful girl has its redeeming moments. We award this spirited film the Dove Family Approved Seal for viewers of all ages.

Content Description

Sex: One kiss.
Language: Stupid-3; Ugly-2.
Violence: None
Drugs: None
Nudity: None
Other: Spell cast by witch over prince; disrespectful attitude to parent with few consequences; reference to aggravating spirits and curse by the spirit of nature.

Info

Company: Cinedigm
Genre: Animated
Runtime: 40 min.
Industry Rating: Not Rated
Reviewer: Nancy Bowens