Dreams become reality!


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A poster for the “Princess Diaries” shows the two main characters, actors Julie Andrews and Anne Hathaway. The film was produced by Walt Disney.

Every girl’s dream was coming true for Mia; her grandmother had told her she was a Princess. Then, the process begins of make-overs and princess training unfold in the film, “The Princess Diaries.” 

The plot follows the life of a shy fifteen year old girl named Mia Thermopolis (Anne Hathaway) that lives in San Francisco with her mother Helen Thermopolis. Mia was ordinary and lived in the shadows until her grandmother, Clarisse Renaldi, (Julie Andrews), Queen of Genovia, came to San Francisco with some life changing news. 

“The Princess Diaries” is one of my favorite movies because it captures every girl’s dream coming true on the big screen, and we get to watch it unfold. This movie is great for all ages, which suits the G rating, and I rate this movie a 5 out of 5 stars. This movie promotes having dreams because as individuals we never know if our dreams can or cannot become true. In the story, Mia wanted to be noticed and popular, so when everybody found out she was a princess, her dream came true! I liked how  the movie did not focus around all of the luxury and benefits of  being royalty. Mia had to make some difficult decisions that changed her life and maybe they didn’t make her happy, but it was for the best. She had to make the decision to move across the world to rule a country she didn’t even know existed and leave all her friends behind. 

I highly recommend watching this movie. It is a very memorable movie to watch with your family or friends. There are also some well known actors like Anne Hathaway, Julie Andrews, Mandy Moore and Sandra Oh. There is even a sequel called, “The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement” to help keep the princess dreams alive!