"Finding Nemo" Movie Review

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"Wow, wow wow," said Marlin the happy and proud clown fish, as he looked upon a large pink reef which he had picked out for his new family. "We'll name one of them Nemo," boosted Marlin of his new children. Bang, everything goes black for Marlin and when he awakes his wife is gone and only one child is left, Nemo.The movie "Finding Nemo" is about a clown fish named Nemo who learns that growing up and gaining independence doesn't mean your parents don't know what is good for you. The movie starts off with how Nemo was born with a tiny fin and with only a father to raise him. Nemo then gets lost and taken out of the ocean to be made into a pet fish. In his journey Nemo learns not to lack self confidence because he has a disability swimming with a tiny fin, and how much his father's advice and protection really is a value to his life. Even with the deep message the movie was very funny and entertaining.The movie takes place in the ocean near Australia. The graphic in this movie really makes the screen look like a fish tank. Marlin, Nemo's father, is over protective of his son because his wife and all of Nemo's siblings where killed by a shark when Nemo was just an egg. On Nemo's first day of school he is anxious to get out and explore the ocean and have some independence from his overprotective father. In his attempt to prove to his father he can go out in the ocean alone and to prove to his classmates that he is just as good a swimmer as they are despite is one tiny fin he swims out to a boat. His father yells for him to come back but Nemo gets fished out of the water by the people on the boat. In Marlin's quest to find his son he meets Dory, a fish with short term memory. She explained herself by saying, "I suffer from short term memory loss. It runs in my family... At least I think it does... Where are they?"They run into sharks and many obstacles in a long trip to Sydney. The movie made Marlin get over his fear of sharks in a comical way, by having Marlin and Dory chased down by a shark and brought to a support group for sharks. Marlin and Dory were so busy only knowing that sharks eat fish they didn't notice that all these sharks wanted were to be rehabilitated. Ironically, as they shook there deathly afraid they were shock to hear all the sharks recite in unison "am a nice shark, not a mindless eating machine. If I am to change this image, I must first change myself. Fish are friends, not food" as part of there weekly meeting.Nemo, meanwhile, is put in a fish tank of a dentist is Sidney. He meets the world of pet fish, and realizes he...

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