Disney's take on the Victor Hugo classic is dramatically uneven, but its strong visuals, dark themes, and message of tolerance make for a more-sophisticated-than-average children's film. Quasimodo voice of Tom Hulce is a grotesquely deformed but kind-hearted young man who was abandoned by his parents as an infant and thrown down a well; he was rescued by the priests of Notre Dame, the massive cathedral in the heart of Paris, and he lives there, earning his keep as a bell ringer. Quasimodo has become the ward of Judge Frollo voice of Tony Jayan outwardly pious but deeply hateful man who treats Quasimodio with indifference and violently loathes the Gypsies who spend their days in the cathedral's courtyard. Frollo hopes to clear the Gypsies out of Paris with the help of Phoebus voice of Kevin Klineleader of the troops under Frollo's command.
Patricia Hicks Differences from the original story In the book, Quasimodo was 16 years old, deaf and had unintelligible speech; in the film, he was 20 years old, not deaf and quite capable of fluent speech. In the book, Frollo willingly adopts Quasimodo; in the film, Frollo is made Quasimodo's guardian by the Archdeacon as atonement for murdering Quasimodo's mother.
In the book, Quasimodo is around four years old when Frollo takes him in; in the film, he is an infant. In the film, Esmeralda was confirmed a gypsy. In the book, she was not born a gypsy and was born Hunchback of notre dame a recluse.
In the book, she saves a man named Pierre Gringoire. In the book, Phoebus was an untrustworthy womanizer. He was much kinder and friendlier to Quasimodo and Esmeralda in the film. In the book, Esmeralda was 16 years old.
In the film she appears to be much older, perhaps in her late twenties or early thirties.
In the book, Frollo successfully killed Esmeralda. In the film, Quasimodo rescues her from being burned at the stake. In the novel, Quasimodo committed suicide after Esmeralda and Frollo died.
He found Esmeralda's dead body and clutched it until he starved to death. In the film, Frollo was a judge, was archenemies with the archdeacon, was racist, and named Quasimodo after his disfigurement.
In the book, Frollo was the archdeacon had more sympathy and compassion and named Quasimodo after Quasimodo Sunday. In the book, Esmeralda was sentenced to be hanged.
In the film, she was nearly burned at the stake. The talking gargoyles do not appear in the book. In the book, Frollo was thrown off the cathedral by Quasimodo after Esmeralda's death. In the film, the gargoyle on which he was standing broke, and he fell into the pit of molten lead that Quasi and the gargoyles poured earlier while trying to murder both Quasimodo and Esmeralda.
In the book, Phoebus tried to seduce Esmeralda, was stabbed by Frollo who framed Esmeralda for itbut survived, and instead of claiming Esmeralda's innocence, he married a woman named Fleur-de-Lys.
In the film, he truly loved Esmeralda, and later marries her in the sequelhaving a son Zephyr with her. In the book, Esmeralda does not like Quasimodo instantly. In the book, Frollo tried to rape Esmeralda when she hides in the bell tower, but Quasimodo picks Frollo, and slammed him against the wall.
While in the movie this isn't stated outright being a family filmthere are several noticeable hints that Frollo lusts for Esmeralda and that the only thing that keeps him from acting on that lust is his nature as a religious fundamentalist. In the book, Quasimodo gave Esmeralda a high pitched whistle, the few things that Quasimodo can hear; this does not appear in the film.
Production Development The idea to adapt The Hunchback of Notre Dame came from development executive David Stainton inwho was inspired to turn Victor Hugo's novel The Hunchback of Notre-Dame into an animated feature film after reading the Classics Illustrated comic book adaptation.
Stainton then proposed the idea to then-studio chairman Jeffrey Katzenberg.‘The Hunchback of Notre Dame’  remains one of Hollywood’s all-time grandest spectacles. Charles Laughton endured a daily five-and-a-half-hour makeup session to become Quasimodo, the mocked and vilified bell ringer of Notre ashio-midori.coms: Featuring hits from the Disney classic film, Hunchback tells the unforgettable story of love, acceptance, and what it is to be a true hero.
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Showing of reviewsReviews: Hunchback of Notre Dame is probably one of the best book adaptions I've seen in my life.
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Jun 21, · Watch video · The Hunchback of Notre Dame made by Disney and released on 19 June has had two alternate versions. The original cinema release of The Hunchback of Notre Dame released in the United States on 19 June had the AllOne version of "Someday"/10(K). notre dame hunchback of notre victor hugo demi moore beauty and the beast tony jay tom hulce kevin kline claude frollo god help help the outcasts lion king disney movies little mermaid bell tower jason alexander hugo novel heaven light festival of fools comic relief. Showing of reviewsReviews: The Hunchback of Notre Dame is a American animated musical drama film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation for Walt Disney Pictures. The 34th Disney animated feature film, the film is based on the novel of the same name written by Victor Hugo.
In 15th century France, a gypsy girl is framed for murder by the infatuated Chief Justice, and only the deformed bellringer of Notre Dame Cathedral can save her/10(9K). The Hunchback of Notre Dame is a American animated musical drama film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released to theaters on June 21, by Walt Disney Pictures.
The thirty-fourth animated feature in the Disney Animated Canon, the film is loosely based on Victor Hugo's Produced by: Don Hahn.