A beautiful, pure-hearted young woman, Maleficent has an idyllic life growing up in a peaceable forest kingdom, until one day when an invading army threatens the harmony of the land. Maleficent rises to be the land's fiercest protector, but she ultimately suffers a ruthless betrayal - an act that begins to turn her pure heart to stone. Bent on revenge, Maleficent faces a battle with the invading king's successor and, as a result, places a curse upon his newborn infant Aurora. As the child grows, Maleficent realizes that Aurora holds the key to peace in the kingdom - and perhaps to Maleficent's true happiness as well.Written by
Walt Disney Pictures
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Let us tell an old story anew, and we will see how well you know it. Once upon a time, there were two kingdoms that were the worst of neighbors. So vast was the discord between them that it was said only a great hero or a terrible villain might bring them together. In one kingdom lived folk like you and me, with a vain and greedy king to rule over them. They were forever discontent, and envious of the wealth and beauty of their neighbors. For in the other kingdom, the Moors, lived ...
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A slick live-action retelling of 'The Sleeping Beauty' with Angelina Jolie - with horns giving her the appearance of a big sexy stag beetle - giving the title witch all the hard elegance Disney originally gave the wicked queen in 'Snow White and the Seven Dwarves', plus heart (albeit a black one), sharp blood red lips, sharper teeth and even sharper cheekbones and an occasionally boisterous sense of humour.
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