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Disney Classics: Aladdin Part 1

The classical story of a poor boy acquiring the power of a genie, marrying the princess and becoming sultan of the kingdom is my favourite and ultimate Disney movie. Not only did I fall in love with the characters and the music, it also still fuels my fascination for fairy tales. I’m fascinated by the concept of Aladdin and own several different versions of this classical tale. Several versions of this story are extremely chauvinistic and discriminate against woman. In those versions Aladdin wasn’t the romantic, handsome hero, but a cruel, conniving and evil man that only wanted to use the princess to gain power. However, Disney, the master of telling tales, creates such a wonderful, childfriendly, swinging and romantic story that I wanted to do an in-depth analysis of this incredibly inspiring animated movie.

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