There have been various fairytale revision of Sleeping Beauty – some naughty, some nice. This particular independent animated revision critiques two of the most prominent themes: Sleeping Beauty’s received gifts and her sleeping lack of consent.

     Beauty’s gifts are almost useless, according to the video. Instead of anything practical, they wish her beauty and ability to sing. As to where intelligence didn’t seem to make the cut. The satirical short animation takes a dark twist when she meets her Prince’s wife…

One contention I disagree with is the slut-shaming overtone – not sex-positive – but interesting commentary on the rest of the story.