Series: Disability in Children’s Animation
Spoiler Warnings: Frozen
Trigger/Content Warnings: Discussion of depression symptoms and parental neglect
Frozen. You may have heard of it. You’ve probably even heard one of its songs.
Like Wreck-It Ralph, Frozen is a Walt Disney Animation production. It was released in November of 2013. IMDB estimates its budget at 150 million dollars, with a US gross of 400 million and a total gross of over 1 billion dollars. We are talking about a movie that was successful and popular. Not just popular, but part of the Disney Princess line. These are movies that, with a few exceptions, become part of the cultural consciousness. These are movies that kids grow up with.
Because of this, diversity in these movies is especially important.