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“The Little Mermaid” (1989)

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This animated musical romantic fantasy film is one of Walt Disney’s later productions. 

The Little Mermaid tells the story of a mermaid princess, Ariel, who dreams of becoming a human and falling in love. 

Unfortunately, Ariel’s desires outweigh the consequences and she makes a deal with the wicked sea witch, Ursula.  The deal requires Ariel to give up her voice for three days in exchange for becoming a human, but there’s a twist. Innocent Ariel gets tangled in Ursula’s evil plans. 

Before Ariel gets in this mess, she lives with her father, King Triton, under the sea. The castle we see in the 1989 film is actually Prince Eric’s residence.