“Hellfire” is song featured in The Hunchback of Notre Dame. The subject of the song is impossible love. A catholic priest is in love with Esmeralda.
He knows that his feeling is considered a sin for a priest, and is asking God, the virgin Maria and all the saints for help.
In the song he describes how Esmeralda makes him feel. The sight og her is like a fire, makes him desire her, makes him sin, but it is not his fault – he claims.
It is Esmeralda, the gypsy, the witch he calls her. She has cast her spell on him. When Frollo singing about Esmeralda
this is where a little bit on the unnerving visuals come into play. First is the lighting, which is meant to make Frollo’s face look angular and creepier.