Tagline: The greatest fairy tale never told.
The plot of the cartoon is based on a children’s book written by William Steig, the names of the cartoon and books coincide. Giant Shrek, the main character, lived alone near a distant swamp. He lived and lived, did not touch anyone, but once many unpleasant creatures of Shrek appeared in his house. In an instant, the idyll of Shrek’s existence was destroyed. In food, he suddenly saw blind mice, a huge wolf took his bed, three small stray pigs appeared in the house … All these uninvited guests found themselves in a house not at will, the evil Lord Farquaad drove them out of the kingdom. Shrek had no choice but to try to help out these poor people, to defend their homes, including their own …
Our giant made a deal with Lord Farquaad and set off to save the beautiful princess Fiona – the bride of the Lord. The witty donkey undertook to help Shrek in this matter, he was ready to do everything he was asked for, except for one thing – he could never be silent. The ending of this story is about how the giant Shrek learned to love and be loved by Fiona.
This delightful, full-length cartoon, created in the studio of Steven Spielberg’s DreamWorks, has taken its rightful place among other contemporary classic paintings. The magnificent cartoon entered the top five highest-grossing cartoons for the entire existence of the cinema. “Shrek” embodied unrivaled imagination, an excellent fountain of wit and a magnificent monument to the beautiful art of animation in the modern world. The authors have created a wonderful cartoon that is suitable for viewers of any age; he will undoubtedly captivate both parents and children.
It ain’t easy bein’ green — especially if you’re a likable (albeit smelly) ogre named Shrek. On a mission to retrieve a gorgeous princess from the clutches of a fire-breathing dragon, Shrek teams up with an unlikely compatriot — a wisecracking donkey.
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy.
Directors: Andrew Adamson, Vicky Jenson.
Starring: Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz.