The Princess and the Frog
The Princess and the Frog is a 2009 American animated musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. The 49th Disney animated feature film, the film is loosely based on the novel The Frog Princess by E. D. Baker, which is in turn based on the Brothers Grimm fairy tale "The Frog Prince". Written and directed by Ron Clements and John Musker, the film stars Anika Noni Rose, Bruno Campos, Michael-Leon Wooley, Jim Cummings, Jennifer Cody, John Goodman, Keith David, Peter Bartlett, Jenifer Lewis, Oprah Winfrey, and Terrence Howard. Set in the 1920s New Orleans, the film tells the story of a hardworking waitress named Tiana who dreams of opening her own restaurant. After kissing a prince who has been turned into a frog by an evil voodoo sorcerer, Tiana becomes a frog herself and must find a way to turn back into a human before it is too late.
In 1912 New Orleans, a girl named Tiana and her friend Charlotte La Bouff listen to Tiana's mother read the story of The Frog Prince. Charlotte, a believer in true love, finds the story romantic; Tiana declares she will never kiss a frog.
|author||Greg Erb Jason Oremland John Musker Rob Edwards Ron Clements|
|director||John Musker Ron Clements|
|events||fairy tale Goal pursuit jazz social structure|
|genre||adventure animation comedy-drama fantasy romance|
|keywords||bayou beignet bumble cajun capture dream come true evangeline even evening star frog prince human form louisiana voodoo mardi gras married masquerade southern belle the frog prince tiana true love venus voodoo voodoo queen witch doctor world war i wound|
|musicBy||Ne-Yo Randy Newman|
|nomination||Academy Award for Best Animated Feature|
|producer||Peter Del Vecho|
|productionCompany||Walt Disney Animation Studios Walt Disney Pictures|
|publisher||Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures|
|theme||animated fantasy-comedy gothic musical musical comedy romantic comedy shapeshifting wish fulfillment|