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3.2
1,098 Ratings

The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Directed by Gary Trousdale, Kirk Wise
United States, 1996
Animation, Drama

Synopsis

Quasimodo ventures from his tower to the joyous Festival of Fools, but the crowd rejects him because of how he looks. The gypsy Esmeralda rescues him and he finds himself battling to save the people and the city he loves – while reminding us to see people as they are, rather than how they appear.

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The Hunchback of Notre Dame Directed by Gary Trousdale, Kirk Wise

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1997 | Nominee: Best Music, Original Musical or Comedy Score

Golden Globes (USA)

1997 | Nominee: Best Original Score - Motion Picture

Critics reviews

…All this results in a bizarrely lopsided film, though it somehow retains an essential power, perhaps because the film’s messages—to love your fellow man as a brother, to reject false prophets and pieties, to not judge based on appearances—are so forcefully conveyed. It’s particularly moving to know that those messages can be absorbed by even its youngest viewers.
May 20, 2013
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