A review of the disney movie pocahontas

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A review of the disney movie pocahontas

Journey to a New World is a straight-to-video animated film as a sequel to the Disney film Pocahontas. The film is inspired by the true events of Pocahontas after her encounter with John Smith. While in the first film her romance is focused on John Smith, the sequel involves her deep romantic love and affection for the Englishman that she had married in real life, known as John Rolfe.

Contents [ show ] Plot Set several years after the original film circaJohn Smith voiced in the sequel by Donal Gibson has been presumed dead in a plot by Governor Ratcliffethe villain from the original film, to declare war against the Powhatan Nation back in the New World.

In order to prevent such a happening, a young diplomat, John Rolfe, is sent to bring Chief Powhatan to King James for negotiations. She eventually decides to move on and buries his compass in the snow.

By now, civilians from England have settled in Jamestown and rush to meet the boat. Pocahontas curiously joins them. Pocahontas is annoyed by Rolfe for interfering in her attempt to stop the skirmish and Rolfe dislikes Pocahontas for rebuking him because of said interference.

Rolfe later overhears two women talking about Pocahontas preventing a war. Rolfe then assumes "Pocahontas" is the name of the Chief of the Powhatans. That night at a dance in the Indian village, Rolfe intrudes with a gift of a horse for "The Mighty Pocahontas. Pocahontas volunteers, despite Rolfe having doubts and a native saying bad disadvantages.

Later on, Pocahontas asks for advice from Grandmother Willow, who tells her to "listen to the spirit within. While on the ship, Pocahontas is nearly arrested by the captain as for harboring stowaways, but Rolfe saves her.

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Then Rolfe and Pocahontas come to a truce, and perhaps this is where the first sparks of a strong and deep blossoming romance appear. Upon arriving in England, Pocahontas is astounded by this "new world. He hands Rolfe a proclamation that King James has signed that says an Armada will sail if he is not pleased with the ambassador sent from the Americas.

Rolfe and Pocahontas set out for his estate outside of London, where Mrs. Rolfe goes off to meet with King James I alone.


If Pocahontas can impress the King and Queen, her people will be saved. If she is deemed "uncivilized", however, then the Armada will sail. Rolfe is very doubtful about the plan, but Pocahontas is determined to impress King James and Queen Anne at the ball.

In the meantime, Pocahontas and Mrs.

A review of the disney movie pocahontas

Jenkins are upstairs getting Pocahontas ready for the ball, putting on a corset, a hoop skirt, and high heels. Rolfe then teaches her to dance and act in front of English society.

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Meanwhile, Ratcliffe arranges with a jester from the court for something that will guarantee to make waves with Pocahontas. Pocahontas is powdered to look white and dressed in a yellow ballgown and attends the ball.

For the first half, she delights the King with some flattery and pleases the Queen who had always seemed to be an open-minded person. She accuses the King of behaving like a savage after James accuses Pocahontas of the same thing when she defends the bear.

Offended, the King angrily orders the guards to arrest Pocahontas and Uttamatomakkin. Rolfe is left helpless, his hopes of peace having failed. A hooded figure seems disturbed by this news and rides off.

A little while later, Rolfe meets with this hooded stranger and plots with him to break Pocahontas out of jail. The plan is pulled off flawlessly, and Pocahontas is taken to a cabin in the middle of a forest, safe from harm.

It is there where the hooded man is revealed to be John Smith, who had donned a disguise only to escape being convicted of treason.

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John Smith obviously wants to resume his romantic relationship with Pocahontas.Jan 01,  · Disney's Pocahontas looks like Crystal Gayle promoting Wonderbra, as she teaches John Smith (voiced by Mel Gibson) to listen to the wind, talk to 3/5.

While "Disney's Pocahontas" once again uses Disney's musical formula, it does succeed on its breathtaking animation, songs, and music, but it lacks the clever storytelling that its predecessors did. Pocahontas è un film d'animazione del , prodotto dai Walt Disney Animation Studios e diretto da Mike Gabriel e Eric Goldberg.

È considerato il 33° classico Disney secondo il canone ufficiale.. Il film è basato sulle vicende reali di Pocahontas, indigena powhatan della Virginia che nel salvò la vita al colono John Smith di r-bridal.comò rende . Pocahontas, the movie, is based on the legend of Pocahontas rather than the reality.

A review of the disney movie pocahontas

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