Reply. ... King Fergus is a heroic warrior with a majestic bear cape, broad sword and a knobby peg leg. Fergus glimpses Elinor in bear form and is determined to hunt her down, locking Merida up when she tries to explain that the bear is, in fact, the queen. because it … Feb 28, 2013 - Concept art of Merida and her mom as a bear from Brave. [Merida tries to stop her mom from leaving] Merida: Dad! Editor's note: This review contains plot spoilers. That, and, the men of the tribes gather and drink and shout, while competing in manly activities like throwing hammers, shooting arrows, and racing horses. I give my permission to pass my contact information to the alleged infringing party. Merida and Elinor as a bear are catching fish in a stream and are reconciling with each other. Dec 3, 2014 - I love this animated GIF of Merida and her mom (Elinore-bear) yelling at each other. Complete the form below to notify iFunny of a claim relating to your intellectual property rights and content or some technical inconvenience with the service. I state that the information in this notification is accurate and, under penalty of perjury, that I am the owner of the exclusive right that is allegedly infringed, or an authorized agent for the owner. This set includes three plush bears and a 15" Merida doll dressed in a shimmering gown with tiara and shoes. You could say it was an emotional moment and she didn't really mean it. Determined to make her own path in life, Princess Merida (Kelly Macdonald) defies a custom that brings chaos to her kingdom. With a spirit as vibrant as her untamed hair, Merida also has a softness of heart, especially when it comes to her w… Merida is a Princess by birth and an adventurer by spirit. Merida's Scottish Slang - “I gave my mom a cake, she turned into a big bear. The Bear King! When her understandably confused father attempted to kill Elinor because, you know, she looked like a fierce bear, Merida grabbed a sword and protected her mother. Merida is horrified at the spell's effect and with her brothers' help gets Elinor out of the castle. Perhaps because it looks like me arguing with my mum. © 1999-2020 PopMatters.com. While venturing into the woods to fetch a stray arrow, Merida encounters a will-o'-the-wisp.Soon afterward, Mor'du, a huge demon bear, attacks the family. Elinor assumes the disposition of a bear and fights with Fergus. / Merida out on an adventure with Angus. So self-sufficient is Merida that she sees little benefit in aligning herself with a man, especially one of her three options, who arrive with their dads and promptly show off how inept they are: one's too short, another too geeky, and the third too gangly. (Merida pushes her mom out the door & turns to the triplets.) Please be specific. Despite Elinor's desire to see Merida as a proper royal lady, Merida is an impetuous girl who wants to take control of her own desti… His body is covered in scars, broken weapon hilts, and arrows. Are you ready for adventure? iFunny plug-in will teach your phone to smile, For a list of the categories of personal information that we collect from you and how we use that information, please review iFunny’s privacy policy. she positions her jaws around merida's head. She asks the witch to make give her a spell to change her mom and her fate, back in home, her mom took a bite and later on she became a bear. Image size. / Merida watching as The Witch brews her a magical potion. With Kelly Macdonald, Billy Connolly, Emma Thompson, Julie Walters. 12. Merida herself is actually very good at such activities, you know from the start of Brave, where she appears in the woods, galloping over her 10th-century Scottish landscape on her huge black steed Angus, splitting arrows with other arrows, and stealing extra cakes from the kitchen in order to bribe her three little brothers. A vision of grace, wisdom and strength of character, Queen Elinor is fiercely dedicated to the well-being of her family and kingdom. As the diplomatic counterpart to her more impulsive husband, King Fergus, Elinor carries the weight of the kingdom's peace on her shoulders. Perhaps because it looks like me arguing with my mum. 27 Comments. A trail of wisps appear and they lead them to the ruins of an ancient castle, where Merida discovers that the prince in her mother's story was the same one who received a similar spell from the witch. Merida telling her brothers the epic tale of her father's battle with a bear. Merida and Elinor go on to escape the castle and go into the woods, where they hope to find the witch (now missing) and come up with an antidote. And here Brave turns into something unexpected, not a fairy tale that will secure the princess' status and marry her off to a proper young prince, perpetuating the masculine order that fairy tales so love to perpetuate, but a story about a mother and her teenaged daughter. In Medieval Scotland, Princess Merida of the clan Dunbroch is given a bow and arrow by her father, King Fergus, for her sixth birthday to the dismay of her mother, Queen Elinor. Merida tries to convince Fergus that the bear is his wife, Elinor, but Fergus says Merida is talking nonsense and locks her in the tapestry room to protect her. After leaving the castle, Merida and her mother head out to the forest.) Meet Merida, the brave Scottish princess who dreams of being an archer. Merida escorts Elinor to her chambers and puts her in bed. Merida wanted freedom so she accidentally turned her mom into a bear and bonded better than before. Imagine it, you're looking up at your mom, dark and gruff and angry and afraid. Directors almost cut the touching flashback scene of Elinor and Young Merida singing a lullaby, due to the difficulty of animating Merida as a toddler. Elsa frozen her land frozen in fear. Olaf waned to see summer from the start . Pixar Concept Art. Feb 28, 2013 - Concept art of Merida and her mom as a bear from Brave. This love it is a burning sun, shining a light on the things that we've done. She feels most at home in the outdoors honing her impressive athletic skills as an archer and swordfighter, and racing across the magnificent Highland countryside with her faithful horse, Angus. You'll find links to both of them at the bottom of this answer. / Merida reaches for her mother's help as she tries to escape from the bear. Your child can join her and her three triplet bear brothers on a magical journey into the world of legends, bravery and enchantment. Describe the issue in detail. Explore. Anna had a frozen heart. Wait! My old man tries to do her in. Little does she know that the cake will first make Elinor terribly sick to her tummy and second, turn her into a bear. Merida, by contrast, is all enchanting poise and great courage and terrific intelligence, that is, when she's not stomping her foot and whining to Elinor that she can't possibly do what's expected of her. If he so much as sees you, you’re dead! The familiarity extends to what happens following a particularly noisy fight between mother and daughter, when Merida goes so far as to run off into the woods, dark skies gathering. 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Keep up the great work! "Marriage isn't the end of the world!" The wicked prince had become the dreaded demon bear Mor'du. This was unplanned; Merida wanted to change her mother, not change her mother. Suddenly Elinor starts transforming into a bear. Into the Open Air is a song in Brave performed by Julie Fowlis. Directed by Mark Andrews, Brenda Chapman, Steve Purcell. she holds this position for about 15 minutes. Then, back at the castle, Merida offers her mom – the person really in charge of this arranged marriage thing – a spiked muffin that quickly changes her into a giant bear! Merida's Scottish Slang - “I gave my mom a cake, she turned into a big bear. SoleHunters Aug 22, 2013. Furthermore, it was an awful message that for both Merida and her mom to see each other’s point of view, the mom had to be silenced and have Merida teach her. Embellishment Drawing. Not only does Merida now launch into a complicated mess of guilt and anxiety about the consequences of her tantrum, but she also faces a bear, bulky and hulking, unable to speak and crashing into bedroom furniture, a bear that is the perfect metaphor for the almost-always-already difficult relationship between a mother and daughter. Merida jumped up at the bottom of the hill, watching terrified as the bear advanced again on her friend, who's shirt was now nearly nothing but rags, handing from her shoulders as her back bled freely. Fergus then sets off with the lords to capture Elinor, while Merida … Princess Merida is the headstrong and free-spirited 16-year old tomboyish, willful daughter of Queen Elinor, who rules the kingdom alongside her husband, King Fergus. Queen Elinor's expectations of her daughter cause Merida to see Elinor as being distant while also causing friction between the two. Now, as the day of her coronation came to a stopping halt, when the mysterious Black Knight came and kidnapped her. PopMatters have been informed by our current technology provider that we have until December to move off their service. Here Merida seeks a spell that will change her fate, but the witch gives her one that changes her more immediate circumstances, as well as her mother's. / Shop the latest Brave dolls, costumes, dresses and more All rights reserved.PopMatters is wholly independent, women-owned and operated. You have to find a way to communicate with her, and you also have to make sure that she survives in a castle headed by a man who nurses a famous grudge against bears. As Merida resists her mother, she's more or less devoted to her dad (who, you've seen in flashback, lost his leg to a magical-monstrous bear while saving Merida's life when she was a child). Wait! Furious at what Merida said and did, Elinor marches up to her] Queen Elinor : Merida, you are a princess! If that’s not a pure mess, I don’t know what is” by LizzRobinett Like us on Facebook! . Dec 3, 2014 - I love this animated GIF of Merida and her mom (Elinore-bear) yelling at each other. Because of this, Merida and her mom that turned in a bear ran out of the castle and hurried to the woods where they search for the witch’s cabin. Now, I'll be back soon. The woman wore long pants made of thin chocolate colored leather, a simple white tunic, and knee high boots. It was very clear that the clan sons were not ready for prime time, so why make the girl choose one of them before he grew into himself. Granted one wish, Merida must rely on her bravery and her archery skills to undo a beastly curse. We and our partners operate globally and use cookies, including for analytics. This escape incorporates a series of mini-adventures, running from large men brandishing weapons in shadowy hallways, hiding from nervous servants, and enlisting the help of Merida's little brothers. The Bear King! Merida gives her the cake on a false peace offering and Elinor eats a piece, then suddenly starts feeling sick. [Merida tries to stop her mom from leaving] Merida: Dad! While venturing into the woods to fetch a stray arrow, Merida encounters a will-o'-the-wisp.Soon afterward, Mor'du, a huge demon bear, attacks the family. Jun 27, 2014 - Merida turned her mom into a bear. Suddenly Mor'du … As she and her mother had an argument regarding her remarks, Merida ran with her horse at the woods and later found out a cabin where there’s a witch whom introduce herself as a woodcarver. As Fergus and his men friends smile and cheer, however, the girls are doing something else entirely. By clicking on "Submit" below, you are certifying the following statements: I state that I have a good faith belief that use of the work(s) in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law. She loves her family, but she wants to control her own destiny. Hiccup shot down toothless, and accidentally took his tail off and the two bonded together. Later, Merida and her mother (now turned into a bear) follow a trail of wisps to a foggy ruin, bearing the crossed axes of Mor'du's family. Merida explores, falling after … Plot. Her scream made the bear turn and start advancing on her. Merida solleticata ai piedi da sua madre. As Tyler Borchers says, getting a new perspective lets you change your mind. By solletickle Watch. Merida, in order to change her destiny, seeks a forest witch who gives her a spell. Drawings. Pin Tweet Shop the Meme. In these woods, Merida stumbles upon what seems a solution, a witch (Julie Walters) in a cabin, complete with creeping shadows and a glowing cauldron. If the montages-in-the-woods are predictable, the movie does offer a couple of small surprises, in particular when Elinor and Merida have to communicate with one another, in pantomime, across a room full of drunken men. In Medieval Scotland, Princess Merida of the clan Dunbroch is given a bow and arrow by her father, King Fergus, for her sixth birthday to the dismay of her mother, Queen Elinor. the witch to make give her a spell to change her mom and her fate, back in home, her mom took a bite and later on she became a bear. Passionate and fiery, Merida is a headstrong teenager of royal upbringing who is struggling to take control of her own destiny. This means that bear and girl, mother and daughter, must come to terms with each other (and also come to an unspoken agreement about how to handle the men who so noisily crowd them). Feeling poetic today? Their potentially good-times bonding takes place against a dire backdrop, of course: it's possible that Elinor will not be changed back, and that the longer she stays a bear, the wilder, more instinctively violent, and scarier she gets. [suddenly Merida hears Fergus, who’s heard the commotion and is heading towards them followed by the lords, Elinor heads the other way and Merida follows her] Merida: Mom! So declares Queen Elinor (Emma Thompson), when her flamboyantly redheaded daughter Merida (Kelly Macdonald) insists she won't marry a man she doesn't know. The deal, struck by Merida's dad King Fergus (Billy Connolly) and the leaders of the kingdom's three other tribes, is that each generation re-confirms their unsteady peace by bringing two tribes together. (Merida closes the door, the triplets turn & see the half eaten witch's tart and head towards it. When Merida asks if got what he wanted, the witch confirms it, showing Merida his clans ring with the crossed axes. Mom, we've got to hurry! Still, he could have saved himself a lot of trouble if he had taken two seconds to listen to Merida. I love seeing Merida tickled . This love it is a distant star, guiding us home wherever we are. Art. Little did she know, her entire life was about to change forever. [She takes the sword from Merida and tosses it aside. Out in the woods, Merida helps Elinor find freedom and also uncertainty, as they sort out how to catch fish and gambol in the sunshine, and, according to Elinor's wont, eat their fish on plates, with forks. the merida's mom bear knocks merida down again, and prepares to come in for the kill. After they do so, Merida gets attacked by a bear which looks identical to her mother but discovers that the bear is her mother herself. If he so much as sees you, you’re dead! She then grabs Merida's bow] PROTIP: Press the ← and → keys to navigate the gallery, 'g' to view the gallery, or 'r' to view a random video. Merida tickled by her Mom. we don’t actually know if she’s a furry or not, because she never confirms or denies if she liked being a bear or not,,,,,cursed to have a fursona for an amount of time. But I don't think so, and I'm going to combine two other answers I've written in this section to explain why. Feel free to provide more information. Merida looked up at Isabella to see her biting her lip, and looked at her clothes. The bear is pretending to be a stuffed bear -- a trophy quite like the trophy a wife might be -- while Merida is pretending to be the well-behaved daughter, compliant at last. ... Love to see her bear version mom licking her feet sometime. "Bella!" Reply. By the time they figure out they'll need to sneak back into the bastion of male order, the castle, in order to break the spell, they've forged a connection that's utterly unusual in fairy tales about mothers and daughters (in which the mother is typically evil, step-, dead or useless, as in The Hunger Games). – popular memes on the site ifunny.co Plot. If that’s not a pure mess, I don’t know what is” by LizzRobinett As Merida resists her mother, she's more or less devoted to her dad (who, you've seen in flashback, lost his leg to a magical-monstrous bear while saving Merida's life when she was a child). Concept art of Merida and her mom as a bear from Brave. In ancient Scotland, Merida (voiced by Kelly Macdonald) is a lass as wild as her curly red mane. Elinor gasps in shock; Merida just stares at her angrily. A legendary monster, Mor'du is an over 13-foot-tall bear with huge claws, a misaligned jaw, and long, sharp teeth. All this is not to say that Brave is not a wholly ordinary commercial enterprise, selling all kinds of merchandise, including stuffed animals, Nintendo games, dolls, and playsets, not to mention the Deluxe Brave Weapon Set (plastic mace, sword, and ax), and oh yes, ideological conformity, to boys and girls alike. Merida turned her mom into a bear again. she expects the heroine of the story to arrive and stop her "just in time". In ancient Scotland, Merida (voiced by Kelly Macdonald) is a lass as wild as her curly red mane. 11. 826 Favourites. 61K Views. By using iFunny you agree to our Privacy policy. So far, the story of Brave sounds pretty regular -- even if you remember that it's Pixar's very first feature with a girl protagonist. [suddenly Merida hears Fergus, who’s heard the commotion and is heading towards them followed by the lords, Elinor heads the other way and Merida follows her] Merida: Mom! I felt rather sick watching (SPOILERS ahead) the dad fight the bear-mom and possibly even going to kill her, a situation Merida caused from her wish. They eventually succeeded by scaling down the animation of teenage Merida and then making her features more youthful, resulting in the adorable little lass we all know and love. My old man tries to do her in. / Merida to the rescue! Merida still has her mind fully intact (if not a touch more immature given her new adjustments), and it seems like her mom's been a great bit more lenient in regards to her occasional schemes involving her … This story is pretty brilliant. I disagree with anon about merida’s mom, she was cursed to be a bear against her own will. IMAGE DETAILS. Merida's destiny had changed since the day she accidently caused her mother to turn into a bear. Scene 11 This spell comes in the form of a magic cake that Merida takes back to the castle and feeds to her mother. We are moving to WordPress and a new host, but we really need your help to fund the move and further development. But for a minute, when Elinor is gesturing the great story of her daughter's history and legacy and wonderfulness, literally over the heads of men, Brave represents an experience that so many mothers and daughters have shared, but rarely see in a movie. Go on and help yourself to anything you want, as a reward. 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