Symbolism In Finding Nemo

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Fearful Father in Search of His Rebellious Son Disney/ Pixar’s Finding Nemo is an animated comedy-drama adventure film which tells the story of an overprotective clownfish named Marlin (voiced by Albert Brooks) who, along with a regal tang named Dory (voiced by Ellen Degeneres) sets out in search for his son Nemo (voiced by Alexander Gould) who has been abducted by divers. This movie was released in 2003 and it is written and directed by Andrew Stanton. Similar to his last film Monsters Inc, Andrew Stanton has yet again managed to impress the audience by using animated creatures to portray the problems humans face in everyday life. Andrew Stanton tries to express how children now days want to be independent but the parents are not ready to let go of their kids simply because they do not want to lose them. Similarly in the film, Nemo always tries to prove to his father that he can take care of himself but Marlin never seems to believe him. Then starts the journey of Marlin who is willing to risk his life in…show more content…
Finding Nemo is a symbolism of loss and isolation, in the beginning of the film when Marlin loses his wife, he isolated himself from the world to protect his son, then when he lost Nemo, he again experienced isolation, this is seen when Marlin is trying to push Dory away who is only trying to help him. I would definitely recommend this film to little children as well as adults who want to take a break from their frustrating lives because Finding Nemo will take you away from reality and bring you to a fantasyland where your imaginations can run wild. All in all, Finding Nemo is a well oriented family film which tells the story of a fearful father in search for his insurgent son across the vast
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