The Nutcracker and the Four Realms
Disney Brings a Holiday Classic Ballet to the Big Screen in “The Nutcracker and the Four Realms”
Morgan Freeman- Drosselmeyer
Mackenzie Foy- Clara
Keira Knightley- Sugar plum
Helen Mirren- Mother Ginger
Disney has adapted an 1816 story by E.T.A. Hoffman, “The Nutcracker and the Mouse King” that became the holiday classical ballet “The Nutcracker” in 1892 into a fantasy adventure called “The Nutcracker and the Four Realms.
Clara (Foy), is the more inquisitive of her other siblings Fritz (Tom Sweet) and Louise (Ellie Bamber) taking after her late mother. Mr. Stahlbaum, the still grieving widower, tries to maintain composure as he gives his kids Christmas presents purchased by his wife prior to her passing. Louise got a dress and Fritz some toy soldiers leaving Clara with a silver egg with a note “everything you need is inside”. The problem is the egg is locked and Clara doesn’t have the key!