Frozen II had big shoes to fill following its release in November. The first Frozen film was released in 2013, grossing $1.27 billion, making it the most successful and biggest animated film of all time. Six years on from the “Let It Go” music machine and Olaf plush toys are still being sold worldwide.
Bizarrely, this is one of Lanthimos’ most conventional movies in comparison to both The Lobster and Killing of A Sacred Deer. Yet it still possesses a large range of quirks and is a divergence of the typical historical drama. The stiff and proper setting and costumes is contrasted with characters’ behaviour and dialogue, such as the word “vajuju” being used.
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