The Analyzer (acmeeoy) wrote in ontd_pixar,
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Brave to Focus on Mother-Daughter relationship, Overlook romance

Pixar has taken a lot of heat over the past decade for its lack of female protagonists. Then, when Brave was announced, the news of a lead female character brought yelps of joy, but also a bit of uneasiness since the lead would be a princess. The last thing the public wanted to see was Pixar do a clichéd character, though, there was hope for a unique take on a princess story given the studio’s reputation for creative and imaginative stories. In the last issue of TIME Magazine, there is an in-depth article that brings confirmation to that hope – Brave is set to subvert the princess story by ignoring romance and focusing on the mother-daughter relationship.

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I was wondering why Merida's mother was given such focus in the Japanese trailer. This looks promising!

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