FILM TITLE: SNOW QUEEN 2
GENRE:
CONSUMER ADVICE: 7-9PG V
DISTRIBUTOR: INDIGENOUS FILM DISTRIBUTION
DIRECTOR: FLOVO RIDHANDROES
MAIN CAST: VOICES OF SHARLTO COPELY
LANGUAGE: NONE
NUDITY: NONE
PREJUDICE: NONE
SEX: NONE
VIOLENCE: FAIRLY FREQUENT, LOW OR MILD IMPACT
BLASPHEMY: NONE
DRUG ABUSE: NONE
COMMENTS: "SNOW QUEEN 2" IS AN ANIMATED FANTASY ILM, WHICH FOLLOWS ORM, A TROLL WORKING AS A MINER AND LIVING WITH HIS GRAND-MOTHER. HE IS LAID OFF FROM WORK. THE KING OFFERS PRINCESS MARIBEL'S HAND IN MARRIAGE TO SUITORS, ONE OF WHICH WOULD HAVE TO IMPRESS THE KING. IN ODER FOR ORM TO IMPRESS THE KING AND MARIBEL, HE TELLS LIES THAT HE HAD DEFEATED SNOW QUEEN AFTER HAVING BROKEN HER SEAL. JUST BEFORE THE MARRIAGE CEREMONY, MARIBEL IS ABDUCTED BY NORTH WIND. THE KING DECREES THAT ANYONE WHO RESCUES MARIBEL WILL MARRY HER. SNOW KING FREEZES THE OCEAN, AND TURNS ANYONE WHO ATTEMPTS TO RESCUE MARIBEL INTO BLOCKS OF ICE. IT WAS ONLY WHEN ORM IS TRAPPED THAT HE REALISES THAT SNOW KING WAS CREATED BY ORM'S LIES. UPON FREEING HIMSELF, ORM CONFESSES TO HAVING LIED ABOUT HIS ACHIEVEMENTS. LATER, THE KING HONOURS ORM FOR HAVING BEEN ABLE TO OVERCOME HIS FLAWS AND ENCOURAGES EVERYONE TO FOLLOW ORM'S EXAMPLES.

THE MATERIAL CONTAINS COMPLEX AND MATURE THEMES WHICH EXPLORE ISSUES OF MAGIC, FEAR, COMPETING FOR REWARD, ARRANGED MARRIAGES, LYING TO DECEIVE, ABDUCTION AND RESCUE, BRAVERY, TEAMWORK, FRIENDSHIP, HONESTY AND FORGIVENESS. THE THEMES ARE HANDLED SENSITIVELY AND WITH NO MORAL HARM. THERE IS POSITIVE MESSAGE OF TELLING THE TRUTH, FORGIVENESS, AND OVERCOMING ONE'S FLAWS. THE CONTENT IS OF A PARTICULAR ENTERTAINMENT AND EDUCATIONAL VALUE ESPECIALLY TO YOUNGER CHILDREN WHO WOULD BENEFIT FROM THE IMPORTANCE OF TELLING THE TRUTH, EVEN WHEN IT HURTS.

THE THEMES OF ABDUCTION AND ARRANGED MARRIAGES, AND THE CONFUSION WHEN ORM BECOMES INVISIBLE PRIOR TO TELLING THE TRUTH AND ARE COMPLEX AND MATURE, AND ARE TREATED IN A MANNER THAT COULD BE CONFUSING, UPSETTING, DISTRESSING AND THREATENING TO THE SENSE OF SECURITY OF CHILDREN BELOW THE AGE OF 7 YEARS. PARENTAL GUIDANCE IS NECESSARY FOR CHILDREN BETWEEN 7 AND 9 YEARS TO ENABLE THE PARENT TO ENCOURAGE DIALOGUE AS WELL AS PROVIDE CONTEXT AND ASSURANCE.