In anticipation of the season's first magical rainbow, Elina travels to wondrous Fairytopia's renowned School of Fairies to improve her skills in magic, but unfortunately, the envious Laverna intends to doom the land to an eternal winter.
Barbie plays Rosella in this new musical film. Shipwrecked as a child, Rosella grows up on the island under the watchful eyes of her loving animal friends. The arrival of Prince Antonio ... See full summary »
Elina is a flower fairy who discovers that her home of Magic Meadow has been overcome by a horrible malady that is killing the flowers and making the fairies unable to fly. With the help of... See full summary »
Walter P. Martishius,
Tabitha St. Germain
Princess Annika (Barbie) escapes the clutches of the evil wizard, explores the wonders of Cloud Kingdom, and teams up with a magnificent winged horse - who turns out to be her sister, ... See full summary »
King Randolph sends for his cousin Duchess Rowena to help turn his daughters, Princess Genevieve and her 11 sisters, into better ladies. But the Duchess takes away all the sisters fun, ... See full summary »
A little preachy in the message but colourful and has its charms
Despite me not being part of the main target audience, I do enjoy the Barbie movies. They're not among my favourite movies but they all have their certain charms. Barbie Presents Thumbelina is not a movie I deem perfect, as much as I did admire the environmental message it did at times come across as too preachy, the dialogue is stilted and while I wouldn't call the characters annoying as such there have been more likable and less standard(in the types of characters that is) ones in the Barbie movies. However, despite some moments of blocky character designs(more in the human designs) the animation is bright and colourful, the music is catchy, the story, while baring little resemblance to Andersen's story, is sweet and charming with plenty of scenes to warm anybody's heart, the Twillerbabies are adorable and the voice work especially from the ever dependable Kelly Sheridan is solid. Overall, imperfect but perfectly charming. 7/10 Bethany Cox
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