Parvati Magazine March 2014 - Charm - Page 20

FILM FROZEN W hen I watched the YouTube video of the song “Let It Go” from the movie “Frozen” before going to see the full movie in theatre, I was prepared to be unimpressed by the film. The animation was gorgeous, yes, and the singing was exceptional, but the song didn’t feel like it was celebrating an interconnected life. Was this the high point of the movie? Fortunately, I went to watch the whole thing and learned to put the song in context within a narrative that speaks to many of us: the hero, Elsa, has something that makes her different, and out of fear she suppresses it for years in order to fit in to her home and her life before it breaks out and she feels she can no longer stay where she has been. But the story doesn’t