Barbie Dolphin Magic

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Barbie Dolphin Magic
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Written by Jennifer Skelly
Directed by Conrad Helten
Starring Erica Lindbeck
Shannon Chan-Kent
Kazumi Evans
Claire Corlett
Ciana Swales
Adrian Petriw
Maryke Hendrikse
Paul Dobson
Garry Chalk
Music by Rebecca Kneubuhl
Country of origin United States
Canada
Original language(s) English
Production
Producer(s) Sarah Serata
Editor(s) Cassandra Simonds
Running time 63 minutes
Production company(s) Rainmaker Studios
Mattel Creations
Release
Original network YTV
Original release
  • September 17, 2017 (2017-09-17)

Barbie Dolphin Magic[1][2][3] (also called Barbie: Dolphin Magic[4][5]) is a 2017 computer-animated friendship family television film directed by Conrad Helten and written by Jennifer Skelly. It is the 36th entry in the Barbie film series and the first film in the Dream House Adventures series (a new film series by Mattel featuring Barbie and her sisters: Skipper, Stacie and Chelsea).[6] It features the voice of Erica Lindbeck as Barbie and is the first Barbie film to be produced under the new name of Rainmaker Studios (a current division of WOW! Unlimited Media). It is the first Barbie film to be distributed on Netflix[2] though it aired on YTV a few days earlier. This also marks the first time a Barbie film is not distributed by Universal Pictures.

Plot[edit]

The film begins with dolphins swimming happily with a mermaid named Isla. Upon noticing a ship, the dolphins and Isla swim away leaving the green dolphin who had no idea who or what was in that ship. He swam to the surface unaware of the fishermen in the boat who haven't seen one like it before. Having in mind about the wealth they will make should they bring it ashore for people to view/buy, they dipped their nets into the sea. One of the dolphins told the green dolphin to swim along with them, but he was too late did he gain that he got caught in the net. Then the fishermen pulled the net up to the surface and continued their journey. The mark on the gemstone dolphin disappeared from his side and so are the other dolphins. Isla came to the surface in time just before the boat went out of sight, looking dejected and downheartened, to see one of the dolphins out of reach. Isla then vowed to find Emerald no matter what (as the name of the outgoing dolphin was revealed when she saw him off) and told the dolphins to stay at a place where they won't be caught. Though they agreed, their sad and sober faces explain their real feelings.

A little bit far off ashore, Barbie and her sisters, Skipper, Stacie and Chelsea arrive at a tropical resort with their luggages and their puppies: DJ, Rookie, Honey and Taffy to see and experience another dimension of tropical life.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Barbie Dolphin Magic Dolls, Play Sets, Toys & DVD". Barbie.mattel.com. 
  2. ^ a b "Barbie Dolphin Magic | Netflix". www.netflix.com. Retrieved 2017-11-13. 
  3. ^ Shulgas, Barbara. "Barbie Dolphin Magic Movie Review". Common Sense Media. Retrieved 2017-11-13. 
  4. ^ Helten, Conrad (2017-09-18), Barbie: Dolphin Magic, Erica Lindbeck, Shannon Chan-Kent, Kazumi Evans, retrieved 2017-11-13 
  5. ^ Barbie, Dolphin Magic, retrieved 2017-11-13 
  6. ^ "Mattel Greenlights Two Barbie Series, Enchantimals, and Child Inventor Competition Show "The Toy Box"". www.bsckids.com. Retrieved 2017-11-20.