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Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind. Dir. Hayao Miyazaki. Studio Ghibli. 1984.

Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind. Dir. Hayao Miyazaki. Studio Ghibli. 1984. 150 150 Elizabeth Cherry

Hayao Miyazaki’s 1984 film ‘Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind’ follows the adventures of a young princess named Nausicaä who is part of one of the last tribes of…

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Treasure Planet. Dir. Ron Clements. Disney. 2002.

Treasure Planet. Dir. Ron Clements. Disney. 2002. 150 150 Elizabeth Cherry

In the animated film Treasure Planet anthropomorphism is used as a narrative tool within a wider concept of Hyperrealism which is ‘Disney Studio’s application of realist conventions of narrative, logical causality and…

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Flipper. Dir. James B. Clark. Ivan Tors Productions. 1963.

Flipper. Dir. James B. Clark. Ivan Tors Productions. 1963. 150 150 Elizabeth Cherry

Flipper is a family film from the 1960s that centres on one fateful summer when 12 year old Sandy has an extraordinary experience with a dolphin. Sandy enjoys helping his father…

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Bringing up Baby. Dir. Howard Hawks. RKO Radio Pictures. 1938.

Bringing up Baby. Dir. Howard Hawks. RKO Radio Pictures. 1938. 150 150 Elizabeth Cherry

Bringing up Baby is a film which explores the relationship between humans and animals through the use of doubling. This is particularly evident in the scene where Susan lets a wild…

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