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13th Jul '16 12:41:20 AM TheTrailblazerCritic
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* At the beginning, Quasi is all excited about going to the festival, but the second he bumps into Frollo, all joy is gone and he is scared and trembling. [[TheWoobie Quasimodo]] has to be the woobiest of all Disney heroes

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* At the beginning, Quasi is all excited about going to the festival, but the second he bumps into Frollo, all joy is gone and he is scared and trembling. [[TheWoobie Quasimodo]] has to be the woobiest of all Disney heroesheroes.


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* Frollo revealing to Quasi that his mother had died to save his life from none other than ''himself''. After years of believing that he had been abandoned, to learn this from the one man who was the closest thing he had to a parent up until now leaves Quasi in utter disbelief.
** Then there's the poor boy's mother, who fought desperately to save herself and her son immediately after losing her husband to Frollo's clutches, forced to save herself so that her son might have a chance. She meets her end on the steps of Notre Dame, unable to save her son until the Archdeacon, the only one present to mourn her needless death intervenes.
5th Jul '16 12:44:37 PM OnTheHillside
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* The deleted number, "In a Place of Miracles". Is this and heartwarming in equal measures. Towards the end, Esmeralda approaches Quasimodo -- who has only moments ago found peace with her choosing Phoebus -- and invites him to dance. As they happily begin to do so, Clopin watches them through a wine bottle, and we see Quasimodo as a tall, handsome, able-bodied young man. Eventually the dance ends, the song ends, Esmeralda returns to Phoebus's side while Quasimodo cordially bows her off, and the wine bottle goes up to show Quasimodo as we've always known him. It's a deeply bittersweet moment.

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* The deleted number, "In a Place of Miracles". Is Miracles" is this and heartwarming in equal measures. Towards the end, Esmeralda approaches Quasimodo -- who has only moments ago found peace with her choosing Phoebus -- and invites him to dance. As they happily begin to do so, Clopin watches them through a wine bottle, and we see Quasimodo as a tall, handsome, able-bodied young man. Eventually the dance ends, the song ends, Esmeralda returns to Phoebus's side while Quasimodo cordially bows her off, and the wine bottle goes up to show Quasimodo as we've always known him. It's a deeply bittersweet moment.
30th Jun '16 12:17:44 AM OnTheHillside
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* The deleted number, "In a Place of Miracles". Is this and heartwarming in equal measures. Towards the end, Esmeralda approaches Quasimodo -- who has only moments ago found peace with her choosing Phoebus -- and invites him to dance. As they happily begin to do so, Clopin watches them through a wine bottle, and we see Quasimodo as a tall, handsome, able-bodied young man. Eventually the dance ends, the song ends, Esmeralda returns to Phoebus's side while Quasimodo cordially bows her off, and the wine bottle goes up to show Quasimodo as we've always known him. It's a deeply bittersweet moment.
12th Jun '16 11:41:50 AM Nylsa
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* In the 1939 film, Esmeralda is pardoned, but Quasimodo sees her kissing Gringoire, and he asks the gargoyles why isn't he made of stone.

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\n* In the 1939 film, as Esmeralda is pardoned, but Quasimodo (Creator/CharlesLaughton) sees her kissing Gringoire, and he asks the gargoyles why isn't he made of stone.stone.
-->''Why was I not made of stone like thee?''


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9th Jun '16 8:00:33 PM kataangluvr
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* In the USA production of "Someday", Esmeralda, who had spent the whole musical being TheDeterminator, and had just refused Frollo's deal to spare her, [[TearsOfFear breaks down]] when the imminence of her death [[IDontWantToDie begins to sink in]]. Phoebus [[CooldownHug comforts her]] and they sing the rest of the song in each other's arms.

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* In the USA production of "Someday", Esmeralda, who had spent the whole musical being TheDeterminator, and had just refused Frollo's deal to spare her, [[TearsOfFear breaks down]] when the imminence of her death [[IDontWantToDie begins to sink in]]. Phoebus [[CooldownHug comforts her]] and they sing the rest of the song in each other's arms.arms.
* [[spoiler:"Danse Mon Esmeralda". Quasimodo goes into the catacombs to find Esmeralda's body and sings a very heartbreaking song about how much he loves her and that he will gladly stay with her body until he dies. IN the background are dancers on wires with them slowly working their way up to a light, possibly signifying that Esmeralda has gone to heaven.]]
6th May '16 8:33:43 PM OnTheHillside
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* "I ask for nothing; I can get by. But I know so many less lucky than I..." Even after ''everything'' Esmeralda goes through--sexual harassment, imprisonment, persecution for her race--she still uses her prayer to ask God to help ''others'', not herself, saying she'll be fine. That single line shows just how selfless she really is. And most people still only remember her as "the hot Disney girl".

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* "I ask for nothing; I can get by. But I know so many less lucky than I..." Even after ''everything'' Esmeralda goes through--sexual harassment, imprisonment, persecution for her race--she still uses her prayer to ask God to help ''others'', not herself, saying she'll be fine. That single line shows just how selfless she really is. And most people still only remember her as "the hot Disney girl".
6th May '16 8:32:52 PM OnTheHillside
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*** The fact that only minutes prior, he was ''literally crying tears of joy at being accepted.''


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* Of all things, ''A Guy Like You.'' It's cheesy, childish, and totally at odds with the tone of the film...but then you remember that the gargoyles are figments of Quasimodo's imagination. The entire sequence is not just Quasi convincing himself that Esmeralda returns his feelings, but an earnest attempt to have a little confidence -- and a successful one. It makes it all the more painful to watch that belief in himself crumble.
5th May '16 3:57:50 AM annieholmes
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*** From the libretto: the man and woman who begin the echo are the ghosts of Jehan Frollo and a gypsy woman... probably Quasimodo's mother. Ouch.
4th Apr '16 5:41:29 AM cheesecakeandchill
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** In the USA production, Phoebus tries to pick up her body, but his injuries prevent him from doing so. So he ends up sobbing into her stomach

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** In the USA production, Phoebus tries to pick up her body, but his injuries prevent him from doing so. So he ends up He responds by sobbing into her stomachstomach.
4th Apr '16 5:37:25 AM cheesecakeandchill
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** In the USA production, Phoebus tries to pick up her body, but his injuries prevent him from doing so. So he ends up sobbing into her stomach
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