This video from Great Performances: The Little Mermaid from San Francisco Ballet focuses on the moment the Little Mermaid falls in love with the prince and saves his life. Before this scene, the Little Mermaid, safely in the sea, observes the prince on his ship and becomes enamored with him. Then, a storm rolls in and she watches from afar as the ship goes down. She soon realizes the prince can’t swim and she risks being seen by the other humans to save his life. This video highlights the Little Mermaid as she makes her fateful decision—to save the life of the prince. This moment will change her life forever.
Learn more about the documentary Great Performances: The Little Mermaid from San Francisco Ballet.