Barbie: Mariposa and her Butterfly Fairy Friends

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  • TV-Y
  • 2008
  • 1 hr 15 min
  • 6.0  (2,122)

Barbie: Mariposa and her Butterfly Fairy Friends is a family-friendly, computer-animated movie directed by Conrad Helten and released in 2008. The film stars a voice cast of talented actors, including Chiara Zanni as Mariposa, Tabitha St. Germain as Rayna, Kathleen Barr as Willa, and Erin Mathews as Zinzie. The movie is the 12th installment in the Barbie film series and is loosely based on the classic novella "The Butterfly Lovers."

The movie follows the story of Mariposa, a shy but adventurous butterfly fairy who lives with her family in a glittering land called Flutterfield. When the evil fairy Henna takes control of Flutterfield's Queen, Mariposa embarks on a journey to save her beloved land from destruction. She teams up with three other butterfly fairies- Rayna, Willa, and Zinzie- to help her face the challenges ahead.

The movie starts with a scene where Mariposa is seen flying around, collecting flower nectar. She is fascinated with the butterflies of Flutterfield, and she dreams of exploring the world outside her home. However, her mother, a protective figure, forbids her from venturing into the dangerous areas outside Flutterfield. But Mariposa is not one to give up easily. She is determined to explore beyond the safe borders of Flutterfield and see what the world has to offer.

Mariposa's courage is put to the test when Queen Marabella, the ruler of Flutterfield, suddenly falls ill. The royal messenger, Carlos, informs the inhabitants of Flutterfield that only the magical "light of Flutterfield" can cure the queen. Without it, Queen Marabella will die, and Henna, who desperately seeks power, will take over and rule with an iron fist.

With this news, Mariposa decides to venture outside of Flutterfield and find the magical light of Flutterfield. She meets three other butterfly fairies- Rayna, Willa, and Zinzie- on her journey, and they mutually decide to help Mariposa. Her newfound friends are impressed by her courage and dedication to saving Flutterfield.

Together, the four fairies trek through perilous lands, facing challenges at every turn. They encounter various obstacles, such as a stormy sea, treacherous cliffs, and a ferocious monster who seeks to devour them. But even in the face of danger, Mariposa and her friends remain resolute and steadfast. They continue on their journey, fighting for the cause, despite the odds stacked against them.

As the movie unfolds, it becomes apparent that Henna is not the only obstacle that stands between the fairies and their goal. Mariposa, in particular, must face her inner fears and doubts, which hold her back from achieving her goals. With the help of her friends and some unexpected allies, the butterfly fairies prove that courage, determination, and friendship can overcome even the most insurmountable obstacles.

In conclusion, Barbie: Mariposa and her Butterfly Fairy Friends is a movie that the whole family can enjoy. The movie's stunning animation, excellent voice acting, and engaging storyline make it a must-watch for both kids and adults. It teaches valuable lessons about courage, friendship, and the importance of following one's dreams. It is a movie that captures the beauty of imagination and reminds us of the incredible power of teamwork.

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    6.0  (2,122)