A mixture of Moms Mabley & Yoda. Young Charlotte: Yay! Prince Naveen: [when the pastor, about to marry Lawrence and Charlotte, asks if anyone objects] ME! The entire soundtrack, featuring Anika Noni Rose, Ne-Yo, and Academy Award winning composer, Randy Newman, were amazing. [18] The Princess and the Frog returns to the musical film format used in many of the previously successful Disney animated films, with a style Musker and Clements declared, like with Aladdin and The Little Mermaid, had inspiration from Golden Age Disney features such as Cinderella. Dr. Facilier (The Shadow Man): [singing; to Naveen] Now you, young man, are from across the sea; you come from two long lines of royalty (I'm a royal myself, on my mother's side)! I'm not ready at all! Young Charlotte: [whispering] Here comes my favorite part! I love you, Naveen. 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She met Winnie the Pooh, Ash Ketchum, and their friends in Winnie the Pooh Meets The Princess and the Frog. [MAMA ODIE] An elderly, 200 year old Voodoo priestess/fairy god-mother. Charlotte (Lottie) LaBouff: I never get anything I wish for! But in your future, that now I see... is exactly the man you always wanted to be! The artwork was then enhanced to affect the appearance of painted strokes and fills, and combined with backgrounds, using Adobe After Effects. IF ANYTHING HAPPENS TO THIS, I'M GONNA BE--! The film received largely positive reviews from critics and audiences, praising the animation (particularly the revival of the medium), characters, music, and themes, and was also successful at the box office, ranking first place on its opening weekend in North America, and grossing around $270 million worldwide becoming Disney’s most successful traditionally animated film since Lilo & Stitch in 2002, and the animation studio’s most successful film overall since Tarzan in 1999, ten years earlier. ... – A beautiful singing voice. It's not slime, it's mucus! Prince Naveen of Maldonia arrives in New Orleans to better his financial situation. "[68] On Metacritic, the film has a weighted average score of 73 out of 100 based on 29 critics, indicating "generally favorable reviews". You just wanna be free - hop from place to place! Warm, friendly, laid back and easygoing. Eudora, our little girl's got a gift! Now, run along. [39] Deja also mentions that Lasseter was aiming for the Disney sculptural and dimensional look of the 1950s: "All those things that were non-graphic, which means go easy on the straight lines and have one volume flow into the other—an organic feel to the drawing. I worked as vfx supervisor on the Goofy short, How to Hook Up Your Home Theater. You gotta dig a little deeper You ain't dug far enough. Dr. Facilier: Aren't you tired of living on the margins? The studio returned to a Broadway musical-style format frequently used during the Disney Renaissance and features music written by composer Randy Newman, well known for his musical involvement in Pixar films such as the Toy Story franchise. [28][29], Tiana was inspired in part by famed restaurateur Leah Chase, who Clements and Musker met on their research trip to New Orleans. Besides, you and I both know the real power in this world ain't magic. So, what do you have to say? [42] Supervised by Eric Goldberg and designed by Sue Nichols,[43] the "Almost There" sequence's character animation was done on paper without going through the clean-up animation department,[12] and scanned directly into Photoshop. Male Customers: Yeah, c'mon, Tiana, live a little. Charlotte hires Tiana to make beignets for the ball, giving her enough money to buy an old sugar mill to convert into her restaurant. I OBJECT! Your lifestyle's high, but your funds are low: you need to marry a little honey whose daddy got dough! [8], Musker and Clements thought that given all fairy tales were set in Europe, they could do an American fairy tale. Tiana: [to Naveen, after the wedding] You just kissed yourself a princess! One of the first things we did was focus on producing shorts, to help us re-introduce the 2D pipeline. I still got that froggy prince locked away! Set in the 1920s New Orleans, the film tells the story of a hardworking waitress named Tiana who dreams of opening her own restaurant. ", "Interview: 'Princess and the Frog' Directors Ron Clements and John Musker", "For 'Princess and the Frog,' Disney animators go back to the drawing board", "John Lasseter Returns to Hand Drawn Animation with, "Exclusive "Princess and The Frog" Virtual Roundtable with Writer-Directors; Ron Clements and John Musker", "Interview with The Princess and the Frog filmmakers from Disney", "Interview: Princess And The Frog Directors John Musker And Ron Clements. Tiana: My dream wouldn't be complete... without you in it. Mama Odie: Good to see you again, Ray. However, while Richard does both speaking and singing in the European French version, another singer, Widemir Normil, sings for the character in the Quebec dubbing. Mama Odie is a 197 year-old blind good voodoo priestress or "Voodoo Queen of the Bayou". Now, run along. 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