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Waking Sleeping Beauty (2009)

PG 09/05/2009 (US) Documentary 1h 26m

From 1984 to 1994 a perfect storm of people and circumstances changed the face of animation forever.

Overview

By the mid-1980s, the fabled animation studios of Walt Disney had fallen on hard times. The artists were polarized between newcomers hungry to innovate and old timers not yet ready to relinquish control. These conditions produced a series of box-office flops and pessimistic forecasts: maybe the best days of animation were over. Maybe the public didn't care. Only a miracle or a magic spell could produce a happy ending. Waking Sleeping Beauty is no fairy tale. It's the true story of how Disney regained its magic with a staggering output of hits - "Little Mermaid," "Beauty and the Beast ," "Aladdin," "The Lion King," and more - over a 10-year period.

  1. Don Hahn

    Director

  2. Patrick Pacheco

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Tim Burton

    Tim Burton

    Himself

  2. John Lasseter

    John Lasseter

    Himself

  3. Don Bluth

    Don Bluth

    Himself

  4. Howard Ashman

    Howard Ashman

    Himself (Archive Footage)

  5. Jeffrey Katzenberg

    Jeffrey Katzenberg

    Himself

  6. Ron Clements

    Ron Clements

    Himself

  7. Rob Minkoff

    Rob Minkoff

    Himself

  8. Michael Eisner

    Michael Eisner

    Himself

  9. View More

Full Cast & Crew

Waking Sleeping Beauty
Waking Sleeping Beauty

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget -

Revenue $80.00

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