Summary Essay: Finding Nemo
This undersea movie is introduced with a married couple of clownfish admiring their new home by the drop off. While talking about their future plans and getting ready for their clutch of eggs to hatch, a barracuda attacks them, leaving Marlin, the husband, unconscious, a widower, and a father of one fish, Nemo.
The movie then transitions to years later on Nemo’s first day of school. While ecstatic to meet his classmates, teacher, and the independence of going to school, Marlin ceases to let Nemo go smoothly due to his fear of losing his only son and the worry of his “lucky” fin (an injury acquired from the barracuda attack). After such trauma, Marlin is known to be “scared” of the ocean, filled with anxiety, …show more content…
Marlin and Dory accidentally run into a bloom of jellyfish that nearly stings them to death; they wake up to see Crush, a surfer turtle, which takes Dory and him on the East Australian Current. In the current, Marlin shares the details of his journey with a group of turtles and his story spreads rapidly across the ocean and eventually reaches Nemo in Sydney.
When Dory and Marlin get to Sydney, Nigel, a pelican who happens to be friends with Nemo and the Tank Gang,
Director, screenwriter, and producer, Stephen Spielberg, has been often described by critics as being one of the trailblazers who paved the way for the new Hollywood era. In fact, one of Spielberg’s earliest films, JAWS, captured the audience’s attentions so vividly that the movie remains to be a cult classic even decades later. The audience sunk its teeth deep into the enticing combination of drama, thrill, science-fiction, and adventure the film obtained. At face value, JAWS appears to be focused on a giant monstrous fish, but with further analyzation of the plot structure, narration, and original music demonstrates the brilliance and complexity of why JAWS is a well deserving Oscar-winning movie.
Both being clown fish, Nemo and Marlin live in the ocean, in the anemone. Marlin is Nemo’s father who is viewed as being overprotective towards Nemo. Marlin portrays the characteristic of being overprotective because while Nemo was in the egg as a baby, one of his fins was damaged. Nemo, tired of his overprotective father decides that he wants to prove himself by swimming into the open ocean. However, things do not turn out very well and Nemo is captured by a scuba diver. Parenting instinct kick in, and Marlin immediately swims after the boat that is now carrying Nemo. Marlin eventually loses sight of the boat, however throughout the duration of the movie, he continues to look for his son Nemo. While on his journey to find Nemo, Marlin meets a blue tang fish named Dory, who suffers from sort term memory loss (Stanton & Unkrich,2003). With the help of Dory, they are able to eventually find Nemo (Stanton & Unkrich, 2003). Come
He needs to pay for a rental boat, so he asks to people who want to join the fishing trip and pay $10 per person. In the meeting, the big nurse reads out loud that although fishing off the coast of Oregon was having a peak year, the salmon were running quite late in the season and the sea was rough and dangerous. Even though the big nurse is not answer, McMurphy starts to sign up the guys. The nurse brings in clippings from the newspapers that told about wrecked boats and sudden storms on the coast. She knows her patients. The clippings scared them more than McMurphy had figured.
We all know the popular family movie “Finding Nemo” a kid’s movie that tells a journey of Marlin, a father clown fish, who crosses the vast ocean to find his son Nemo. During Marlin’s journey he comes across many new and scary things, but like any good children’s movie Marlin does eventually find his son Nemo and they go back home and live happily ever after. This all sounds good right? Wrong! Looking at this movie from a psychologist point of view, or in my case a psychology students’ point of view you slowly begin to realize from the moment the movie starts each and every one of the characters in this lovely kids movie is kind of messed up in their own special way.
This is where the hero must get through different obstacles before the transformation. They may cross a hardship along the way. After the fifth stage, Marlin and Dory are spit up by the whale and thrown directly towards the dentist office where they knew Nemo was being held by different clues along their journey. But the area where Marlin and Nemo had to go was surrounded by swarms of birds, in which was very dangerous because birds eat fish. Marlin has no choice but to jump into one birds mouths that says will help them find Nemo at the dentist office. Here Marlin has to overcome his fears and trust that the bird will bring him to where he needs to
The purpose of this essay is to watch the movie and try to view the main character from three personality theorists’ perspectives. In the movie Finding Nemo, Marlin was a clown fish who lost his son, Nemo, in the vast ocean. Along his journey to find his son, he ran into Dory, a blue tang fish who suffered from short term memory loss. Dory provided moral support and comfort in this search that Marlin has been missing for years. This essay will analyze Dory in the movie Finding Nemo through Carl Rogers self-actualization theory, Maslow’s Hierarchy of needs, and Friedman and Rosenman’s personality behavior type.
On his pursuit he meets a blue fish named Dori, who has a memory problem. She undoubtedly is annoying to Marlin and he gets very impatient with her when she continues to repeat herself. Against his better judgment he agrees to let her help him find his lost son. For the next few days, as the movie goes, they have several encounters with other marine wildlife that according to Marlin are dangerous. First they encounter three sharks which are known to be solely meat eaters but they join the sharks and spend some time with them that show them that not all sharks are that way but some feel that fish should be thought of as "friends, not food" as the sharks like to say. With this knowledge he begins to trust more of the other sea creatures that he did before.
People living with PTSD go through a depressing, terrible experience that sparks threat, fear, and danger in their thoughts. This is experienced and shown by Marlin, in the Disney Pixar movie Finding Nemo, when he saw his wife and all five hundred of their eggs, except Nemo, get eaten by a barracuda in front of him. Marlin felt helpless beings he could not defend and keep his family from the cruel barracuda. Like in most people's occasions of posttraumatic stress disorder, Marlins experience of helplessness and fear lead him to be very overcautious with everything he does and how he lives his life and how he allows his son, Nemo, to live his life. As posttraumatic stress disorder leads to never ending panic and nerve-wracking worry, Marlin
In the story Finding Nemo by Andrew Stanton and Lee Unkrich, Marlin the overprotective clownfish is cautious and fearful wherever he goes.
In the thrilling adventure Finding Nemo directed by Andrew Stanton and Lee Unkrich, Marlin the clownfish worries and doesn’t trust others when confronted by life’s problems. The first example of this happening is on Nemo’s first day at school when Marlin learns they are going to the drop-off. “They've just got to grow up som - THE DROP OFF? THEY'RE GOING TO THE DROP OFF? WHAT ARE YOU, INSANE? WHY DON'T WE FRY THEM UP NOW AND SERVE THEM WITH CHIPS?” (Stanton;Unkrich, X:XX) Part of Marlin’s anxiety for the drop comes from early in the movie when a barracuda appears at their anemone. It eats his wife and all the eggs except one. After that event happened, Marlin has been very cautious with Nemo as not to suffer another loss. Marlin hasn’t been
As an offspring of the 1990s, I long back ago about how often I've seen "Finding Nemo" – and given Pixar's new affinity for spin-offs, an arrival to that richly introduced submerged world was maybe unavoidable. Set quite a while after "Nemo," "Finding Dory" focuses on the cherished blue tang with memory issues, who wanders forward on a transoceanic adventure looking for her departed guardians. Appropriately, "Finding Dory" has to a lesser degree a street motion picture vibe than the first. There's Hank, a delightfully curmudgeonly octopus set on getting exchanged to an aquarium in Cleveland; Destiny, an astigmatic (and marginally ditzy) whale shark; Bailey, a self-tormentor beluga whale, whose endeavors at echolocation are a portion of the film's most clever
Although psychology class is most likely not the first thing to come to mind when watching a Disney movie, many psychological concepts can be drawn from them. In Andrew Stanton’s 2003 animated film, Finding Nemo, various psychological concepts are exemplified. Finding Nemo tells the story of an overly cautious clownfish named Marlin who losses his son, Nemo, to a pair of divers. He meets a fish named Dory who together seek to find Marlin’s son. Throughout their journey they encounter a storm of jelly fish, surfing sea-turtles, sharks participating in a “Fish are Friends, Not Food (Graham, 2003)” support group, and numerous other conflicts. Hidden between the lines of their comic misfortunes, Marlin suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder, many characters fall to acts of conformity, and altruism is a theme that defines the movie.
In This Essay, I will be doing a semiotics analysis on a film Finding Nemo which is about a clown fish trying to find his son lost in the ocean. The main argument that I am going to discuss is Marlin meeting Dory and travel around the sea made him overcome his fear and a better parent to Nemo. I will also be presenting the Semiotic of scenes and the meaning behind them.
The film I’ve chosen to analyze is the film Finding Nemo, an animated comedy-drama adventure film, directed by Andrew Shanton and Lee Unkrich. Major actors include; Alexander Gould as Nemo, Ellen DeGeneres as Dory and Albert Brooks as Marlin. The film was officially released in May 30th, 2003. This blockbuster film was nominated Best Animated Feature, also winning more than forty different awards. Nemo, an adventurous young clownfish, is unexpectedly taken from his Great Barrier Reef home to a dentist’s office fish tank. It is now up to the worrisome father, Marlin and his new friend Dory, to set off across the ocean to find Nemo. As his epic journey to find his son continues, Marlin and Dory are faced with challenging situations, which put their fears to the test; allowing them to not only create a new great friendship, but also learn valuable lessons. One of the highlighted lessons in
The only clue is an address on the back of a pair of goggles that the diver left behind. Obviously he can’t read the writing because he’s a fish, but luckily he finds help from a blue fish with memory loss named Dory that has somehow learned to read. They take off on an adventure to find Nemo, along the way they meet some friendly sharks, sea turtles, jellyfish, an angler fish and get swallowed by a whale. Meanwhile, Nemo has been accepted by the other inhabitants of the tank and they begin planning their escape so they can avoid being given as gifts to the dentist’s niece who has been proven to kill every fish that she has ever had. A crucial part of the plan is for someone to risk themselves and clog the filter with a pebble. Nemo volunteers for the dangerous mission against the warnings and his own injury. Now that the filter is clogged the dentist needs to remove the fish and put them into separate plastic bags so and get a replacement filter. The fish see their opportunity and jump out of the dentist’s window into the