A review of the disney movie pocahontas

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It does everything a children's film should do except send little viewers home humming its theme song. We accompany when england sailors travelled to Virginia looking for gold and one of the main characters is introduced, JohnThe major plot of this movie, it's from when the europeans was sailing around the world, of course, in a romanticized way looking for treasures, lust, adventures.

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While Kocoum watches, Pocahontas and Smith kiss. After Smith describes the glories of London to Pocahontas and her eyes sparkle, she decides after all that her place is "here, with my people" and there is a bittersweet conclusion as she watches Smith's ship sail back to the Old World. Scampering through "Pocahontas" to sunny effect is the usual troupe of anthropomorphic critters. The Englishman she married was John Rolfe. She convinces her father that violence is not the answer. For example: Pocahontas and John Smith don't end up together in the end. Pocahontas has a distinct realness about her that separates her from the rest of Disney's protagonists. It's not the Disney movie I watch more than a few times, but the animation is just absolutely stunning, some of Disney's best. The son she had with Rolfe became one of the richest of early American settlers, and his descendants still thrive. He truly depicted what most money and land hungry conquerors were like: they wanted land to expand their empires, wanted money gold at the time , and didn't want others to occupy it that weren't like them both in physical appearance and social class. Right, does the film send any regrettable message.

In basically ever other Disney film I've seen, they all have the "let's live together and have babies and live happily ever after. Not to put this film down because it was wonderful, but there wasn't that special little spice that made the film a huge success like it's predecessors.

What is especially good about "Pocahontas" is the artistry of the animation. The parents' guide to what's in this movie. She's got sloe eyes, a rosebud mouth, billowing black hair and terrific muscle tone.

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Onboard the ship are Captain John Smith and the voyage's leader Governor Ratcliffe, who believes the local Native Americans are hiding a vast collection of gold and seeks to gain it for his own. Ratcliffe, the leader of the expedition, is shown more as a buffoon than a villain.

First off, I know that for Hollywood to keep the audience's interest they do need to have their own little twist on history, but why not keep more true to the story of Pocahontas? Your purchase helps us remain independent and ad-free.

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As the pair begins to fall in love, Pocahontas believes he is the spinning arrow and her path is with him. But why wasn't this the major hit Disney was looking forward too? This makes teaching historical truths harder. The reasons it doesn't do that: The songs are a shade less jolly this time, with an emphasis on heartfelt ballads count on "Colors of the Wind" as next year's Oscar winner. The animation was just spectacular, the story despite not being at all true to the story was very good and the songs were beautiful. A song about savages and the threat of war drives the point home. Recruited for the role of Chief Powhatan is Russell Means, the American Indian political leader, whose voice has the right authority. Seriously, can she breathe out of that thing?

One of the bad things of the movie is the villain, he isn't very remarkable and didn't had much to do, he is just the big bad that hate everybody with prejudices and needed to be stopped, he is a lot stereotyped, and about that, a lot of the characters are, there is one specific that should marriy with Pocahontas and she doesn't want because apparentely he doesn't want adventure and stuff and he also is a big strong guy, but the movie never shows why she thinks that he isn't a perfect guy, seems that it is just because he is a big strong one.

Was this review helpful? The crew knows they will encounter hardships in the new land, but they are excited and talk about gold and fighting Indians.

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The big picture - the new land of towering forests, sparkling streams and rugged cliffs - is drawn with a freedom and energy that has real power.

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