So… I’m thinking of a popular animated Disney movie. Let’s see if you can figure out which one I mean!
Main character passes through a scary night in a strange unknown place, having lost someone. Then main character, upon being discovered by those who live in said strange unknown place, who in real life are inanimate objects but for the movie’s sake they can talk, is now being held prisoner there! Sure, they try to make friends with this imprisoned visitor otherwise, but still, the main character is trapped, unable to leave, forbidden from contacting the outside world.
Those in this strange place are also under some hard times, have been for a while, and are always waiting for a miracle to save them.
Main character does finally escape and gets away faster and faster… only to get caught and returned, imprisoned again.
The main captor offers the main character better place to spend the night than the original prison-like conditions, a move the main character sees as a great kindness despite still being just as senselessly trapped there.
In fact, the main character even begins to fall in love with the captor! Despite still being, you know, a prisoner.
When at long last the main character is liberated… just turns right back around and returns to the place of imprisonment, having fallen in love with the main captor and befriended the former jailers. And in doing so fulfills the miracle they long awaited.
OMG! Did you see that? Fell in love with the captor and returned even when finally freed? Stockholm Syndrome much, Disney?
So… what movie am I describing?
Yup, you know which one.
The movie I’m describing is…
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