The Sleeping Beauty (Sleeping Beauty) is a 1959 film directed by Clyde Geronimi, Eric Larson, Wolfgang Reitherman and Les Clark. It is a film of animazioneprodotto by Walt Disney and based on the fairy tale Sleeping Beauty by Charles Perrault. The 16th Classic Disney, came out in the United States January 29, 1959 distributed by Buena Vista Distribution. For thirty years it was the last adaptation of a fairy tale produced by Disney, because of disappointing initial and hospitality built discordant critical; the study returned to the genre only after the death of Walt Disney, with the release of The Little Mermaid (1989).
Princess Aurora was founded by King Stephen and his wife, Queen Leah: they called so because from that day their life seems lit from the sun. For the happiness the king invited all people of high or low rank to attend the baptism of the little one.
His godmothers are the three good fairies Flora, Fauna and Serenella. The first two receives the gift of beauty and song. Unfortunately the evil witch Maleficent, for not having been invited, launches a curse to Princess: according to the disastrous prophecy of the woman, in fact, Aurora will prick at age 16 with the spindle of a spinning wheel and die. Fortunately, thanks to the intervention of Serenella, who had not yet presented his gift, Aurora would not die but would have rather slept a deep sleep that thanks to the kiss of a prince would stop with awakening her.
Fairies, worry, take the girl and take her to a small house abandoned in the woods. Aurora will grow convinced of Being Rosaspina and be a farmer until the very day of her sixteenth birthday, she meets a mysterious boy, and if you fall in love.
Back home turns out to be a princess, and that his destiny is to marry a Prince: Desperate returns to his castle accompanied by fairies. Left alone, it is mesmerized by Maleficent and taken on top of a tower where you will turn the curse: Maleficent becomes a spinning wheel and so Aurora pricks and falls asleep, and with her the whole castle.
It will be awakened by the kiss of the mysterious boy met in the forest: Prince Philip.