A ruthless and powerful judge who is Quasimodo's reluctant guardian. Complement to the Hero: Another big problem is that Quasimodo is as discombobulated as his antagonist. You are ugly… I am your only friend. He is eventually killed during the attack by the King's soldiers. Thank you to my fiancé Jason, our fabulous director Evan, and my beautiful familia. Phoebus dives through the window and brings the family outside to safety.
Years later, from 2013-2015, a North American production that kept the story closer to the book was opened to very positive reviews in the La Jolla Playhouse in San Diego and the Paper Mill Playhouse in New Jersey before closing. Frollo follows them in hot pursuit, his sword in his hand. Revised translation by Catherine Liu of an anonymous 19th century translation. Frollo finds that Phoebus is alive and has him and the Gypsies locked up, and imprisons Quasimodo in the bell tower. His one important subordinate betrays him midway through, who then leads the gypsies and citizens against his government soldiers. She will be out of our lives soon enough. He teaches Quasimodo some alphabet, some religious knowledge because… why? I'm sure you'll… whip my men into shape.
Just as soon as I free this poor creature. In order to preserve the secrecy, Gringoire must either be killed by hanging, or marry a Gypsy. Juneau Eric Juneau is a software engineer and novelist on his lunch breaks. Upon seeing the baby's deformity, Frollo tries to drown the child in a nearby well, but Notre Dame's Archdeacon stops him and demands that he raise the child as penance for his crime. Retrieved on November 30, 2014. I'm to be settled with this misshapen…? These passions erupt in him through his contact with the beautiful girl , and eventually they prove his undoing.
Click on the photos below to learn more about the actors. You know, my last Captain of the Guard was, um… a bit of a disappointment to me. Your service record precedes you, Phoebus. But after yet another failed attempt to win her love, Frollo betrays Esmeralda by handing her to the troops and watches while she is being hanged. Emphasize the romantic relationship between Quasimodo and Esmeralda. Phoebus punches Frollo's guards and takes off with Frollo's horse.
However, though he is a slave to Frollo and is physically deformed, Quasimodo remains a faithful idealist and altruist. Our Lord works in mysterious ways. I guess the problem is that Frollo is a complex character, but Disney attempts to make his downfall the result of one action or inaction to keep it simple for the kids. February 2015 The novel's original French title, Notre-Dame de Paris, indicates that the cathedral itself is the most significant aspect of the novel, both the main setting and the focus of the story's themes. Their heathen ways inflame the peoples' lowest instincts, and they must be stopped! An official poll of the Top 30 Disney Villains placed him in the 10 spot, and the gave him the 4 spot on his personal Top 11 list. She is unmoved, however, as she is still in love with Phoebus.
Frollo stabs him and everyone leaves him for dead. These people are traitors and must be made examples of. She even kissed him, the ultimate rejection of his physical deformity, which is his first touch of selflessness and kindness. Appearance Frollo is an aging man defined by his wrinkled and careworn face. How Quasimodo and Frollo react and act upon this situation perfectly mirrors their thoughts in the aforementioned songs.
The gypsy Esmeralda born as Agnes captures the hearts of many men, including those of and , but especially Quasimodo and his guardian. A direct-to-video sequel, , was released in 2002. Javert takes orders from a higher source and assumes the responsibility for executing them. Sounds suspicious… These clues let us know that Frollo is taking out his sexual frustration on Esmeralda. He also lusts after Esmeralda for which he feels shame but is willing to kill her if she rejects him.
Retrieved on November 30, 2014. When he returns to the news that Esmeralda is still alive, he becomes as jealous of Quasimodo as he was of Phoebus. Esmeralda, although kind and compassionate, does have a bit of a distaste and short-temper when it comes to the upper-class nobility. Although she falls in love with Phoebus romantically, she certainly falls in love with Quasimodo in a more platonic way. He briefly enters the cathedral by ascending one of the towers with a borrowed ladder, but Quasimodo sees him and throws him down to his death.
Frollo has used the attack as a diversion to sneak La Esmerelda out of the cathedral. He said, 'Guys, drop everything — you're working on Hunchback now. And now, all Paris is burning because of you! Be mine or you will burn. Lyricist Stephen Schwartz also worked closely with the writing team even suggesting that the audience should be left wondering what the outcome of what Phoebus would do before he douses the torch in water in defiance of Frollo. Shortly before the day she is to be executed, Frollo leaves Paris in a feverish madness, not realizing that Quasimodo — who is also in love with her — has rescued her from the gallows. Dear Quasimodo, I always knew you'd someday be of use to me.