A story about wishes, love, what's wrong and right, and learning to tell the truth.
The origins of the character and story come from The Adventures of Pinocchio written by Carlo Collodi, all the way back in 1883 (that's a really long time ago). As Collodi was Italian, the story actually was based in a small Italian village.
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The tale of Pinocchio has been made into dozens of movies, from cartoon styles, like the Disney version, to real life ones with well-known actors and actresses, to combinations of both, and even into musicals.
The Disney movie though was the first film on Pinocchio, and was released back in 1940. It was Walt Disney's second animation feature film (Snow White and the Seven Dwarves was the first).
There's a site that rates movies, called Rotten Tomatoes, and this is one of the very few movies to hold a 100% rating on it (that means it is a super good movie).
You know how your mother tells you if you lie your nose will grow? That's because in this movie, whenever Pinocchio tells a lie, his nose grows.
Other key characters in the movie are:
Gepetto's kitten, Figaro also featured in other Disney works, often as Minnie Mouse's kitten.