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Ernest and Celestine. Dir. Benjamin Renner. StudioCanal. 2012

Ernest and Celestine. Dir. Benjamin Renner. StudioCanal. 2012 150 150 Maya Thomas

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UJ1rmOYLr2U [1] Ernest and Celestine[2] (2012) is a French animated film that presents the unorthodox relationship between a bear and a mouse. Introduced as a struggling musician, Ernest is starving and on…

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Jungle Book. Dir. Wolfgang Reitherman. Walt Disney. 1967.

Jungle Book. Dir. Wolfgang Reitherman. Walt Disney. 1967. 150 150 Maya Thomas

The notorious Kaa was manipulated in the Jungle Book[1] (1967) to serve the role of an antagonist, an inversion on his portrayal from Kipling’s original books[2] (1894). Kaa is presented as the…

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Ernest and Celestine. Dir. Benjamin Renner. StudioCanal. 2012.

Ernest and Celestine. Dir. Benjamin Renner. StudioCanal. 2012. 150 150 Maya Thomas

The animated film Ernest and Celestine[1] (2012) uses animals to offer a socio-political examination of French society. A predator-prey construct is conveyed through the division of social classes in the species contrast between…

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