Sunday, January 29, 2023

Sleeping Beauty: In art 3


Sleeping Beauty by Jenny Harbour

Sleeping Beauty: In art 2


Prince Florimund finds the "Sleeping Beauty"

Sleeping Beauty: In art 1


Perrault's La Belle au bois dormant (Sleeping Beauty), illustration by Gustave Doré

Sleeping Beauty: In video games

Kingdom Hearts is a video game in which Maleficent is one of the main antagonists and Aurora is one of the Princesses of Heart together with the other Disney princesses.

Little Briar Rose (2019) is a point-and-click adventure inspired by the Brothers Grimm's version of the fairy tale.

SINoALICE (2017) is a mobile Gacha game which features Sleeping Beauty as one of the main player controlled characters and features in her own dark story-line which follows her unending desire to sleep, as well as crossing over with the other fairy-tale characters featured in the game.

Video game series Dark Parables adapted the tale as the plot of its first game, Curse of Briar Rose (2010).

Sleeping Beauty: In music

La Belle au Bois Dormant (1825), an opera by Michele Carafa.

La belle au bois dormant (1829), a ballet in four acts with book by Eugène Scribe, composed by Ferdinand Hérold and choreographed by Jean-Louis Aumer.

The Sleeping Beauty (1890), a ballet by Tchaikovsky.

Dornröschen (1902), an opera by Engelbert Humperdinck.

Pavane de la Belle au bois dormant (1910), the first movement of Ravel's Ma mère l'Oye.

The Sleeping Beauty (1992), song on album Clouds by the Swedish band Tiamat.

Sleeping Beauty Wakes (2008), an album by the American musical trio GrooveLily.

There Was A Princess Long Ago, a common nursery rhyme or singing game typically sung stood in a circle with actions, retells the story of Sleeping Beauty in a summarised song.

Sleeping Beauty The Musical (2019), a two act musical with book and lyrics by Ian Curran and music by Simon Hanson and Peter Vint.

Hex (2021), an upcoming musical with book by Tanya Ronder, music by Jim Fortune and lyrics by Rufus Norris due to open at the Royal National Theatre in December 2021.

The Sleeping Beauty, ballet Emily Smith

Sleeping Beauty: In literature

Sleeping Beauty (1830) and The Day-Dream (1842), two poems based on Sleeping Beauty by Alfred, Lord Tennyson.

The Rose and the Ring (1854), a satirical fantasy by William Makepeace Thackeray.

The Sleeping Beauty (1919), a poem by Mary Carolyn Davies about a failed hero who did not waken the princess, but died in the enchanted briars surrounding her palace.

The Sleeping Beauty (1920), a retelling of the fairy tale by Charles Evans, with illustrations by Arthur Rackham.

Briar Rose (Sleeping Beauty) (1971), a poem by Anne Sexton in her collection Transformations (1971), in which she re-envisions sixteen of the Grimm's Fairy Tales.

The Sleeping Beauty Quartet (1983-2015), four erotic novels written by Anne Rice under the pen name A.N. Roquelaure, set in a medieval fantasy world and loosely based on the fairy tale.

Beauty (1992), a novel by Sheri S. Tepper.

Briar Rose (1992), a novel by Jane Yolen.

Enchantment (1999), a novel by Orson Scott Card based on the Russian version of Sleeping Beauty.

Spindle's End (2000), a novel by Robin McKinley.

Clementine (2001), a novel by Sophie Masson.

A Kiss in Time (2009), a novel by Alex Flinn.

The Sleeper and the Spindle (2012), a novel by Neil Gaiman.

The Gates of Sleep (2012), a novel by Mercedes Lackey from the Elemental Masters series set in Edwardian England.

Sleeping Beauty: The One Who Took the Really Long Nap (2018), a novel by Wendy Mass and the second book in the Twice Upon a Time series features a princess named Rose who pricks her finger and falls asleep for 100 years.

The Sleepless Beauty (2019), a novel by Rajesh Talwar setting the story in a small kingdom in the Himalayas.

Lava Red Feather Blue (2021), a novel by Molly Ringle involving a male/male twist on the Sleeping Beauty story.

Malice (2021), a novel by Heather Walter told by the Maleficent character's (Alyce's) POV and involving a woman/woman love story. 

Misrule (2022), a novel by Heather Walter and sequel to Malice. 

Illustration to Tennyson's 1830 poem, Sleeping Beauty

Sleeping Beauty Media

 "Sleeping Beauty" has been popular for many fairytale fantasy retellings. Some examples are listed below:

In film and television

The Sleeping Princess (1939), a Walter Lantz Productions animated short parodying the original fairy tale.

A loose adaptation can be seen in a scene from the propaganda cartoon Education for Death, where Sleeping Beauty is a valkyrie representing Nazi Germany, and where the prince is replaced with Fuehrer Adolf Hitler in knights' armor. The short also parodies Richard Wagner's opera Siegfried.

Prinsessa Ruusunen (1949), a Finnish film directed by Edvin Laine and scored with Erkki Melartin's incidental music from 1912.

Dornröschen (1955), a West German film directed by Fritz Genschow.

Sleeping Beauty (1959), a Walt Disney animated film based on both Charles Perrault and the Brother's Grimm's versions. Featuring the original voices of Mary Costa as Princess Aurora, the Sleeping Beauty and Eleanor Audley as Maleficent.

Sleeping Beauty (Спящая красавица) (1964), a filmed version of the ballet produced by the Kirov Ballet along with Lenfilm studios, starring Alla Sizova as Princess Aurora.

Festival of Family Classics (1972-73), episode Sleeping Beauty, produced by Rankin/Bass and animated by Mushi Production.

Some Call It Loving (also known as Sleeping Beauty) (1973), directed by James B. Harris and starring Zalman King, Carol White, Tisa Farrow, and Richard Pryor, based on a short story by John Collier.

Manga Sekai Mukashi Banashi (1976-79), 10-minute adaptation.

Jak se budí princezny (1978), a Czechoslovakian film directed by Václav Vorlíček.

World Famous Fairy Tale Series (Sekai meisaku dōwa) (1975-83) has a 9-minute adaptation, later reused in the U.S. edit of My Favorite Fairy Tales.

Goldilocks and the Three Bears/Rumpelstiltskin/Little Red Riding Hood/Sleeping Beauty (1984), direct-to-video featurette by Lee Mendelson Film Productions.

Sleeping Beauty (1987), a direct-to-television musical film directed by David Irving.

The Legend of Sleeping Brittany (1989), an episode of Alvin & the Chipmunks based on the fairy tale.

Briar-Rose or The Sleeping Beauty (1990), a Japanese/Czechoslovakian stop-motion animated featurette directed by Kihachiro Kawamoto.

Britannica's Tales Around the World (1990-91), features three variations of the story.

An episode of the series Grimm's Fairy Tale Classics is dedicated to Princess Briar Rose.

A 1986 episode of Brummkreisel had Kunibert (Hans-Joachim Leschnitz) demanding that he and his friends Achim (Joachim Kaps), Hops and Mops enact the story of Sleeping Beauty. Achim first compromises by incorporating Sleeping Beauty into his lesson about days of the week, and then finally he allows Kunibert to have his way; Hops played the princess, Kunibert played the prince, Mops played the wicked fairy and Achim played the brambles.

World Fairy Tale Series (Anime sekai no dōwa) (1995), anime television anthology produced by Toei Animation, has half-hour adaptation.

Sleeping Beauty (1995), a Japanese-American direct-to-video film by Jetlag Productions.

Wolves, Witches and Giants (1995-99), episode Sleeping Beauty, season 1 episode 5.

Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (1995), episode Sleeping Beauty, the classic story is told with a Hispanic cast, when Rosita is cast into a long sleep by Evelina, and later awakened by Prince Luis.[51]

The Triplets (Les tres bessones/Las tres mellizas) (1997-2003), catalan animated series, season 1 episode 19.

Simsala Grimm (1999-2010), episode 9 of season 2.

Bellas durmientes (Sleeping Beauties) (2001), directed by Eloy Lozano, adapted from the Kawabata novel.

La belle endormie (The Sleeping Beauty) (2010), a film by Catherine Breillat.

Sleeping Beauty (2011), directed by Julia Leigh and starring Emily Browning, about a young girl who takes a sleeping potion and lets men have their way with her to earn extra money.[54]

Once Upon a Time (2011), an ABC TV show starring Sarah Bolger and Julian Morris.

Sleeping Beauty (2014), a film by Rene Perez.

Sleeping Beauty (2014), a film by Casper Van Dien.

Maleficent (2014), a Walt Disney live-action reimagining starring Angelina Jolie as Maleficent and Elle Fanning as Princess Aurora.[58]

Ever After High, episode Briar Beauty (2015), an animated Netflix series.

The Curse of Sleeping Beauty (2016), an American horror film directed by Pearry Reginald Teo.

Archie Campbell satirized the story with "Beeping Sleauty" in several Hee Haw television episodes.

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (2019), a Walt Disney live-action sequel to Maleficent (2014).

Avengers Grimm (2015) portrays an adult Sleeping Beauty with superpowers.