Whale rider - Rachel Carlson WMST 003 Film Review Whale...

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Rachel Carlson WMST 003 Film Review Whale Rider First off I felt this movie was full of magnificent pictures throughout the entire film. I especially enjoyed the underwater photography a long with the colorful costumes, makeup, and skin markings are well rendered, especially when placed in the context of the emotional scene at Pai's school. The movie starts out very emotional when the mother who is pregnant with twins delivers the two children; one boy and one girl, and the mother ends up passing away and so does the male twin. The father is filled with grief and ends up running away. This leaves Pai to be raised by her grandfather and grandmother. Her grandfather’s name is Koro and he is the leader of a tribe. He is disappointed because the deceased twin would have been the next leader. The grandfather searches among the local boys and Pai reaches out to her uncle to teach her the leadership skills of a chief. Koro arrived on the village many years ago on the back of a whale which saved him from drowning. After meeting with the young local men he throws a whale
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This note was uploaded on 05/31/2008 for the course WMST 008 taught by Professor Sullivan during the Fall '08 term at Penn State.

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