Eddie tells Bronson he is going the Olympics, explaining they haven't updated the rules in 52 years. Bronson refuses to escort Eddie up the 70-meter slope, thinking he won't actually jump. At the top, Eddie slips and is badly injured in the landing. Feeling responsible, Bronson visits him in the hospital and notices Warren Sharpe's autobiography. As Bronson reads, he learns Sharpe considered Bronson his most gifted but disappointing jumper, because a true Olympian never gives up.
Eddie Edwards is not your typical child. Aspiring Olympian and holder of multiples personal best records, Eddie wants nothing more than to enter the Olympics. But before he does, Eddie must overcome a few challenges. Eddie's mother is unconditionally encouraging, while he father hopes Eddie will give up on the sporting nonsense.
Bronson and Eddie begin training. Eddie makes the 61-metre minimum jump in a practice run but falls during competition. Eddie argues for a re-jump but is refused. That evening Bronson tells Eddie how proud he is of him. Defeated, Eddie leaves Bronson in the van to calls his mum to say he's coming home. The next day he learns the practice jump was recorded and he's going to the Olympics. Bronson and Eddie argue over the right time to enter the Olympics.
Eddie attempts the 15metre jump and completes it first try. Encouraged, he moves onto the 40m, which proves a little more difficult. Undeterred, Eddie seeks advice from the Norwegian couch but receives only ridicule. The next day, Eddie buys himself a new set of skis and attempts the jump again. While lying at the base of the jump, he meets the local snow plougher, Bronson but soon learns of Bronson's Olympic history and tries to enlist him as coach.
Regardless of his personal success and British Olympic record, Eddie experiences the harsh and classist world of Olympics sports. Despite this, he discovers his unique performance and personality have found him fame. Seeking approval from Bronson, he realises he's let the media attention overshadow his Olympic dreams. That night, Eddie contemplates the 90-metre slope and his Olympic future. The next day Eddie holds a press conference, apologising for his antics and announcing his participation i
Bronson writes "EAGLE" on Eddie's helmet as he prepares for the big jump. Over the announcement, Warren Sharpe, Bronson's old coach, talks of his disappointment in Bronson. Off the drink, Bronson is determined to stay focussed on supporting Eddie. As Bronson drops Eddie at the lifts, Eddie reminds him things will be okay. In the lift, Eddie is given an unlikely pep talk from Matti Nykanen. Eddie lands a new personal best in front of an adoring crowd.
Madeline empathises with Lord Covington about how he feels about his wife dying and convinces him not to sell the school. Also briefly highlights the nature of stereotypes when everyone assumes the Uzbekistani ambassador is a man.
Madeline gets sick and is taken to hospital where she has to have her appendix removed. Ms Clavell encourages her to believe she can do anything. This clip could also be used as an activity starter about body systems.
The next day Robyn arrives at the Warakurna community. Rick takes photos of Robyn and the community, for which she scolds him. That afternoon, Robyn is invited to share in a traditional dance with the other women. During the night Rick sneaks out to photograph a ceremony, Robyn again reprimands him for his lack of respect for Indigenous customs. The next day, Robyn resists the idea of a detour and searches for an elder to guide her through a sacred part of the Gibson Desert, Western Australia.
April 9th, 1977, Robyn prepares to leave, saying goodbye to her family and friends. Not far into the journey, Rick Smolan appears to photograph Robyn, much to her annoyance. After 29 days, Robyn arrives in Uluru (previously Ayers Rock). At Ayers Rock, Robyn experiences the hypocrisy of tourism and the Australian government's handling of Sacred Sites first hand.
Mr Eddy talks to Rick, who relays to Robyn that Eddy suggests she walk with an elder. Robyn resists, but Rick is worried and compromises with her stubbornness. Mr Eddy gives Robyn a parting gift before she sets out again. Robyn's fragile relationship the to animals and the landscape is highlighted when she loses her compass and becomes lost after searching for it. Robyn relies on Diggity's instinct to find their way back.
Conflicted by her action killing three wild bulls, Robyn finds a depleted riverbank. Before long, four Indigenous men arrive, and they share a meal, discussing Robyn's journey. As Robyn prepares to set out along the road, one of the elders tells her she needs a guide to help her navigate through the sacred country. Respected elder Mr Eddy generously offers to guide her.
Robyn sets out to find and tame her own camels. Seeking the help of a camel wrangler Sallay Mahomet, Robyn is offered work and a single camel. After a month, Sallay gives Robyn her first camel. Later, Robyn's friends visit for a night. While there, Rick Smolan offers to help Robyn sell her story, which she politely refuses. During the party, Robyn takes space outside. Before leaving, Robyn's friend gives her a tape with a reminder of her mother. Rick, the photographer, also leaves a tip, should
Diggity accidentally ingests poison and begins to die. Robyn makes a difficult decision to put Diggity out of her pain. The loss of her companion sends Robyn into a spiral, and she struggles to continue. Fearing for Robyn's safety, Rick accidentally gives way her location and a troop of journalists descends upon her camp. That evening, Rick asks after Diggity and the next day Robyn breakdown, heartbroken and seeking companionship.
Robyn learns her camel is pregnant, which could be helpful. Hearing Kurt's farm has a new owner; Robyn seeks the camels she is owed. The new owner refuses, but when she helps him wrangle Dookie, he gives her Dookie and Bub. Securing her camels, Robyn decides to write to the National Geographic. The next day Sallay tells her about wild bulls and delivers her packages and letters. Enclosed is a response from the National Geographic, they have agreed to sponsor her, but Rick Smolan must photograph
Robyn Davidson head to Alice Springs with her dog Diggity, attempting to escape the monotony of the city, her gender and class. After a brief stint at a local bar, she quits when she sees the owner strike an Indigenous woman. She then requests the help of a camel trainer named Kurt Posel, working on the property in exchange for two of her own camels. However Kurt doesn't respect their deal, or her as a woman.
Robyn thinks of her mother, processing her trauma as she walks in solitude through the Western Desert. The dry, harsh climate begins to take a toll on her psychological state, and she is thankful to find the water tanks Rick promised to deposit for her. That evening, Robyn turns up a remote farm and takes solace in the elderly couple's kindness and company.
Robyn decides to finish what she has started, and herself and the four camels: Dookie, Bub, Zeleika and Goliath set out towards the West coast. Ricks is waiting, when Robyn and her camels arrive at the water's edge, the two change a welcoming hug before Robyn and her camels enjoy the ocean.
Robyn organises new shoes for Mr Eddy, so he will help her walk to Warburton. Along the way, Robyn and Eddy develop a friendship, despite lacking a common language. Mr Eddy spots white fellas on the horizon and the two a are soon flanked by nosey tourists looking for photographs. Mr Eddy plays a prank on the tourists, who back off. Later, Mr Eddy kills a kangaroo for their dinner, and Robyn learns more about Warakurna custom.
As Robyn sets up camp, her extremely over excited photographer arrives. That evening, around the campfire, Rick begins to slow down and understand aspects of Robyn's personality. Robyn thinks of her past and her mother. The next day she breaks down, angry at Rick's imposition in her solitude.
Victor argues with his professor. After class, the shadowy figure, Professor Waldman, accosts Victor, demanding he explains himself. After Victor speaks of a future without death, Waldman introduces him to astounding new Chinese techniques and experiments. Victor proves himself a worthy partner. Back home, Elizabeth writes to Victor, beckoning a response, but Victor is becoming dangerously obsessed with life and death. Later, the doctors attempt to vaccinate the town against cholera. Unfamiliar
Victor's desire for eternal life is driven by the insatiable trauma of loss, blinding him from reason. Henry Clerval is resistant to Victor's wild theories and warns him of the dangers his actions will create. Back home, Elizabeth struggles with Victor's absence in letter and person. In Ingolstadt, Victor begins sourcing "raw materials" to rebuild new life. Discovering the correct combination of elements while experimenting on a frog, his impatience causes him to miss a foreboding consequence.
The quarantine is lifted, Victor prepares to return home and marry Elizabeth. Victor asks Henry to return home with them and work in his doctor's practice, but when Henry says yes he is reminded of his journal outlining the experiments. At the home Frankenstein has used for shelter, the landlord assaults the kindly grandfather for not paying rent. Frankenstein defends the old man and is welcome into the home. Blind, the grandfather takes Frankenstein at his deeds. The old man's son, worried, rus
Captain Walton tells his ice locked crew of Victor's unbelievable story. Inside the ship, the crew discovers a weeping Frankenstein. Frankenstein and the crew hold a ceremony for Victor's death. When the ice begins to break, everyone rushes toward to ship and Captain Walton beckons Frankenstein. Frankenstein chooses to remain with Victor. Captain Walton learns to act with compassion.
Victory, Elizabeth and their friend fly kites on a mountaintop. When an unusual cloud passes overhead, Victor set up one of his inventions, and they all received small electric charges. That evening Victory and Elizabeth share a kiss and decide to wed. Victor leaves for Ingolstadt, where he rents a large gothic attic, with an apex roof. Much of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein relies on architecture to portray the direction of the story, from looming staircases to dimly lit studies and gothic laborat
Frankenstein kills Elizabeth, sending Victor into madness. Victor returns Elizabeth's body to the laboratory and attempts to restore her using Justine's intact body. The gothic staircase is a reoccurring image of Victor's descent into a dangerous relationship to life and death.
An aristocratic young Victor Frankenstein dances with his mother. Elizabeth is brought to meet her new family. Years later, Frankenstein sits in a dimly lit study reading medical books. His mother Caroline tells him to enjoy life. Victor and Elizabeth dance in the large ballroom. When Caroline faints, his father Baron Alphonse and the attendants are thrust into chaos. A strike of lightening foreshadows Caroline's complicated birth, and she dies. Victor is heartbroken, setting in motion his obses
Henry cares for Victor. Hearing music he discovers that Elizabeth hasn't left him, the two rekindled their relationship, and Victor tells Elizabeth his experiments are over. Hiding in a pig barn, Frankenstein scavenges food and watches on a family unit discuss breakfast. Frankenstein discovers Victor's book in his jacket. Despite appearances, Frankenstein has a good and kind heart and hearing the family worry about the winter weather and lack of food, decides to harvest their field as an anonymo
Elizabeth is furious at Victor's on-going secrecy and accuses him of thinking only of himself, ironically at a moment when Victor is finally thinking of others. Frankenstein presents Justine's body as that to be reanimated, when Victor refuses, Frankenstein threatens Elizabeth. Victor confesses to Elizabeth, and they wed.
The town is quarantined. Elizabeth arrives to recover Victor, finding him changed. Victor refuses to leave, breaking Elizabeth's heart and his own. Victor descends into madness, devoted to his creation. The musical score builds tension in this gothic description of Victor's development of life. After bringing the creature to life, Victor realises his god-like experiments are not meant for this world.
Elizabeth is recreated, and Victor attempts to reconnect with her. Frankenstein arrives, and Elizabeth realises what has occurred. Angered by her situation, Elizabeth sets herself and the laboratory alight, much to Victor and Frankenstein's punishment.
"Knowledge is power" begins Victor's new professor. Standing in the middle of a panopticon, as he addresses the new students. A shaded onlooker locks eyes with the professor before he stresses the need to apply your self to the laws of physical reality. Victor questions what he considers a narrow-minded approach, stirring the attention of the shaded figure and ridicule from the speaker. The use of light and dark offers a literal foreshadowing of Victor and the anonymous man's future relationship
Frankenstein finds Victor in distress after Justine was hung for the murder of the young boy. Frankenstein tells Victor to meet him on the Sea of Ice. Hiding his reason from Elizabeth and Henry, Victor heads off to kill Frankenstein. Frankenstein holds Victor in a glacial cavern. Victor accuses Frankenstein of murder, but Frankenstein reasons they are both to blame. Frankenstein ponders the state of his existence and holds Victor accountable for his megalomania. Frankenstein demands a companion
In the film, The Daughter (inspired by the play, The Wild Duck) Hedvig spirals after the revelation that her father isn't really her biological father and his swift rejection of her. In a moment of desperation, she attempts suicide and her estranged parents reunite at the hospital to await news of her condition. (Coarse language and depiction of suicide.)
In the film, The Daughter, Christian returns home for the first time in 15 years. In this scene, he's catching up with his old friend Oliver, meeting his family and assisting them as they try to nurse a wounded duck back to health. (Coarse language.)
In this scene from The Daughter, Hedvig convinces Christian to tell her about the big family secret and is heartbroken to discover that her dad is not her biological father. She goes to confront him to assure him that she'll always see herself as his but he won't even look at her. (Coarse language.)
In the film, The Daughter (based on Henrik Ibsen play, The Wild Duck), Christian returns home after years away to attend his father's wedding. In these pivotal scenes, Christian is with friends when he discovers that his father had an affair years ago when his mother was ill and confronts his father about the revelation. (Coarse language.)
This is the pivotal scene from The Daughter (based on the Henrik Ibsen play, The Wild Duck) in which Oliver confronts his wife over her affair and discovers that Hedvig is not his daughter. (Coarse language.)
In this short scene, Oliver is comforted by his father upon the discovery that his wife had an affair and the child he believed to be his own is, in fact, another man's. Oliver's father opens up about his own personal experiences to try and encourage his son to consider reconciliation. (Coarse language.)
Chihiro's father makes reference to the "abandoned theme parks" built in the 1990s after they stumble into the new world. Hayao Miyazaki's films make continued reference to the destruction of the environment through human interference and industry.
Chihiro bravely protects the badly injured Haku from Yubaba's twin sister, Zeniba, who has transformed Boh and Yu-bird. After falling down a flue, they end up in Kamaji's boiler room where Chihiro forces the dying Haku to eat medicine from the River Spirit. The medicine works and Haku coughs up the stolen seal. Chihiro learns that she and Haku have more in common then she realised, and vows to repay his loyalty and friendship by returning the seal to Zeniba and protecting him.
Chihiro's parents discover a delicious banquet after entering the new world. Finding no-one around, they sit and eat without pause, gluttonously "self-polluting", however Chihiro refuses. The conflict between selflessness and greed becomes a reoccurring motif throughout Spirited Away.
Chihiro is refused work by Master Kamaji of the boiler room, she responds by sulking back into a corner. As she watches the susuwatari workers (wandering soot), Chihiro observes an opportunity to work after a susuwatari is flattened by some coal. Chihiro lifts the coal hesitantly, waiting for some direction, and is told by Kamaji to finish what she's started. A revolt among the susuwatari then ensues, much to Kamaji's dismay, but Chihiro finally proven her determination.
A Stink Spirit - a polluted god, visits the bath house. Chihiro, assisted by the rest of the staff, removes discarded objects and pollution caught in the spirit's side. The Stink Spirit turns out to be a beautiful dragon. Miyazaki, describes helping to restore a polluted river as a child and watching it turn back into a clear, habitable ecosystem. The motif explores the damage of human pollution on the environment.
Chihiro is lead to see Yubaba, where she asks for a job but is again refused. Yubaba taunts Chihiro, trying to scare her into revealing who helped her along the way. Chihiro remains loyal and refuses to betray her friends, only repeating her request for a job. Yubaba flies into a rage, which awakes Boh the giant baby. Yubaba is distracted away, leaving Chihiro to ask again for a job. Realising Chihiro is brave and determined, she submits to her requests.
Chihiro is given the choice to remain fearful or to brave the new world alone to help rescue her parents after their transformation into pigs. Master Haku gives Chihiro the advice she needs and tells her of the hard work to come. Hard work functions as the counter-motif to the consumption and greed displayed by her parents. Before he leaves, Haku tells her to remember their friendship.
Chihiro shows compassion by looking past the external flaws of the Stink Spirit and recognising he needs help. Assisted by the rest of the bath house staff Chihiro is successful in removing the pollution caught in the Stink Spirit's side. The Stink Spirit turns out to be a wealthy mythical dragon, helping Chihiro win the approval of Yubaba.
Bob returns the money Joe gave him to lose a race, asking for chocolate instead. Shop owner, Raj, almost exposes Joe. Joe is happy for his new friend but burdened by his lie. Bob and Joe try to evade the Grubb bullies, but Joe is caught, deciding to cut a deal. In class, Joe realises he's left his homework at home, and Mrs Sharp threatens litter duty. Len decides to deliver the homework personally. Joe realises he doesn't want special treatment.
Warwick Davis "Willis" helps Joe transfer to the local Ruffington High. On their way to school Willis advises Joe to hide his wealth from the other students, Joe agrees. When Joe arrives, he has a frank chat with the school bullies and gets tossed in the bin. In class, he manages to make a new friend, Bob, who gives him a tour. At home, his father, blinded by money, continues to shower gifts on his greedy and forgetful girlfriend, Sapphire.
Leonard Spud works at a toilet paper factory. He's down on his luck and can't even buy his son, Joe, a proper Christmas present. The sequence is shot in sepia until, while crying over the kitchen sink, Leonard invents "Bum Fresh". Bum Fresh revolutionises toilet paper and catapults Joe and Leonard into great wealth. Len gives Joe everything he could ever want, but over time Joe feels more isolated than ever before.
Realising the error of his ways, Joe seeks to apologise to those he hurt. Together, Joe, Bob and Maddie plan a surprise for Mrs Sharp. Joe gives the last of his money to Maddie, telling her to build a school in Africa. Wandering the streets alone, Joe bumps into Raj and discovers Bum Fresh has gone bust overnight. At home, Len and Joe make amends, and Bob and Julie generously invite them for Christmas dinner.
Joe loses his new friend Bob and learns a hard lesson about lying. Len tries to fix Joe's litter duty problem and bribes the principal to sack Mrs Sharp. Joe starts a petition to get her reinstated, discovering the bribe his father made. Joe takes Bob's words to heart and decides to confront his father at his engagement party. Joe runs away, and Len finally seeks an "honest" answer from Warwick Davis.
"Kissin' Kate" tell Charles "Trout" Walker neither he nor his family will ever find the treasure. At camp, Hector and Stanley find the buried treasure. Warden Walker attempts to take it from them, but Hector reads Stanley's name written across the case. Back at camp, Stanley refuses to leave without Hector and the Camp Green Lake staff are arrested. The palindrome of family histories interlock and the curse on the town is finally broken.
Hector "Zero" gets sick during their climb up God's Thumb's mountain. Stanley carries him to the peak, unwittingly breaking his family curse. Hector and Stanley find an oasis full of sweet onions and fresh water. Hector tells Stanley about the shoes that fell from the sky, Stanley thinks it's fate. Back at camp, Stanley's attorney ruffles some feathers. Stanley and Hector decide to dig one last hole.
Mr Sir tells the boys about a place that never rains. Stanley takes the blame for stealing Mr Sir's sunflower seeds and is brought to Warden Walker. At Warden Walker's house, Mr Sir's plan for punishment goes awry. Stanley returns to the digging fields to find that Zero has finished digging his hole for him. Zero claims he did so because he was being wrongfully punished. Stanley decides to finally make good on Zero request to learn to read.
Rex bullies Stanley into handing over a mysterious object he found in the dirt, which he shows to camp councillor Dr Pendanski. Warden Walker is called to inspect the find. Rex receives the day off and the boys are told to dig double-time in search of more artefacts. Flashbacks to the populous Camp Green Lake show a burgeoning romance between Sam the onion man and Katherine Barlow, and her rejection of wealthy heir to the town, Charles "Trout" Walker.