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The Little Mermaid (1989) - Plot Summary Poster

Plot Summary

  • Loosely based upon the story by Hans Christian Andersen. Ariel, youngest daughter of King Triton, is dissatisfied with life in the sea. She longs to be with the humans above the surface, and is often caught in arguments with her father over those "barbaric fish-eaters". She goes to meet Ursula, the Sea Witch, to strike a deal, but Ursula has bigger plans for this mermaid and her father.

    - Written by Tim Pickett <quetzal@yoyo.cc.monash.edu.au>
  • This is the story of a little mermaid named Ariel, who dreams of going on land. When her father, King Triton, Forbids her to go on land, Ariel visits Ursula who her father had banished. Eventhough she helps her get to land, what Ariel doesn't know is that Ursula has plans to destroy her to get revenge on her father.

    - Written by dan0514
  • A mermaid princess makes a Faustian bargain with an unscrupulous sea-witch in order to meet a human prince on land.

    - Written by Kenneth Chisholm

Synopsis

Ariel, a sixteen-year-old mermaid princess, is dissatisfied with life under the sea and curious about the human world...

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