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Unformatted text preview: Milene Miranti M. Katchmer CLST3050-2 Written Assignment 3 April 20, 2007 Disneys Hercules In 1997, Walt Disney Feature Animation produced Hercules, counting there thirty-fifth animated feature. The animated musical depicts the journey of the Greek Heracles, known in the movie by his Roman name, Hercules. Born a god, but kidnapped and turned mortal, Hercules grows up on Earth with his foster mother Alcmene, and her husband Amphitryon. His superhuman strength still remains and throughout the film, Hercules battles monster after monster in order to prove himself to what he believes is a true hero. Yet, he does not receive his god-like status until he gives up his own life to save his love, Megara; this final act is what makes him a true hero. The film was written, produced, and directed by Ron Clements and John Musker; Alice Dewey and Barry Johnson added to the collaboration. John Musker, in particular, has been in the Disney family since 1981, working on crews of seven other popular Disney animated films. Alan Menken wrote the score for the film, and a number of other...
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