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Friendship, family and feeling left out
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Friendship, family and feeling left out

Alison upsets Erica by insulting the low academic and social standards of her high school. Later, Alison visits Erica at home and meets her family. Erica, embarrassed by her ...

Alison upsets Erica by insulting the low academic and social standards of her high school. Later, Alison visits Erica at home and meets her family. Erica, embarrassed by her family and social position, invents stories about their "real" lives. Alison plays along. Erica walks Alison home but on the way is ditched by Alison for her other friends.

Class, opportunities and dreams
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Class, opportunities and dreams

Clip from Eddie the Eagle
Eddie Edwards, an aspiring Olympian and downhill skier, is told he won't be selected for the 1988 Calgary Olympics. Eddie's father tries to convince him to get a skill and ...

Eddie Edwards, an aspiring Olympian and downhill skier, is told he won't be selected for the 1988 Calgary Olympics. Eddie's father tries to convince him to get a skill and earn a living instead. The social and economic divide between the wealthy and the working class is made apparent. That evening, with a little encouragement from his mother and an old poster, Eddie decides to take up ski jumping instead. Eddie visits the British Olympics Association to discuss qualifying.

Perseverance, acceptance and personal growth
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Perseverance, acceptance and personal growth

On opening night Lennie Grubb gives Erica a pep talk, persuading her to continue with the play. After sorting out the props she is sent back to her dorm by Ms Belmont where ...

On opening night Lennie Grubb gives Erica a pep talk, persuading her to continue with the play. After sorting out the props she is sent back to her dorm by Ms Belmont where she finds a hardcopy of her play complied by Alison. She realises all she has missed and goes back to watch the final act. Alison invites her on stage to accept the applause. Erica realises what she has to do and goes outside to find Alison.

Migration and the great escape
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Migration and the great escape

Clip from Fly Away Home
The family begin preparing for the migration south and training the geese. Igor, with a little extra encouragement, manages flight but gets into an accident and goes down in ...

The family begin preparing for the migration south and training the geese. Igor, with a little extra encouragement, manages flight but gets into an accident and goes down in the forest. While looking for Igor, Glen the game warden steals the rest of the flock. Amy, Thomas, Barry and David plot an elaborate escape for the birds, and begin their migration early.

Chihiro and her family move away
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Chihiro and her family move away

Chihiro lies pouting on the back seat of her parents' car, adamant not to enjoy or participate in the experience of moving away from home. Chihiro displays her fear and ...

Chihiro lies pouting on the back seat of her parents' car, adamant not to enjoy or participate in the experience of moving away from home. Chihiro displays her fear and uncertainty as annoyance.

Migration, habits and development
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Migration, habits and development

Clip from Fly Away Home
Amy makes the last leg of the journey alone. Meanwhile, at the North Carolina sanctuary, a crowd of environmentalists protest the imminent destruction of the marshes. Knowing ...

Amy makes the last leg of the journey alone. Meanwhile, at the North Carolina sanctuary, a crowd of environmentalists protest the imminent destruction of the marshes. Knowing Amy is due to arrive that day, naturalist Dr Killan blocks a bulldozer. The crowd cheers as Amy and the flock arrive, effectively teaching the birds to migrate and saving the habitat from development. The journey of the geese also symbolises Amy's journey through loss, migration, accepting her new family.

Loss, family and migration
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Loss, family and migration

Clip from Fly Away Home
Amy Alden recovers from a car accident, waking up to find that her mother has died and her father, Thomas, is there to take her to Canada. When Amy arrives in Canada she ...

Amy Alden recovers from a car accident, waking up to find that her mother has died and her father, Thomas, is there to take her to Canada. When Amy arrives in Canada she learns that her estranged father is an eccentric sculptor, inventor and ultra-light aircraft pioneer. Thomas' character is based on Canadian inventor and sculpture Bill Lishman and his work with naturalist Bill Carrick. The opening scene symbolises the journey of the geese Amy adopts.

Misunderstandings, stubbornness and tradition
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Misunderstandings, stubbornness and tradition

During the final exam, Hiccup attempts to show the village that dragons are misunderstood by calming the dragon. Stoick the Vast becomes enraged and calls off the fight, ...

During the final exam, Hiccup attempts to show the village that dragons are misunderstood by calming the dragon. Stoick the Vast becomes enraged and calls off the fight, startling the dragon and inciting chaos. Toothless hears that Hiccup is in trouble and sets out to rescue him. After the villages capture Toothless, Hiccup argues with his father about the treatment of dragons. Disregarding Hiccup's words, Stoick the Vast shackles Toothless and uses him to find the dragon's nest.

Racism, cultural appropriation and hypocrisy
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Racism, cultural appropriation and hypocrisy

Clip from Mao's Last Dancer
Li asks Ben about a word he was called in the street. Ben, protecting Li from the cruelty of racism, tells Li the official meaning. Elizabeth and Li go to the movies and a ...

Li asks Ben about a word he was called in the street. Ben, protecting Li from the cruelty of racism, tells Li the official meaning. Elizabeth and Li go to the movies and a Chinese restaurant for dinner. Elizabeth tries new food, and Li learns new words. The next day, Ben's principal dancer injures his shoulder. Ben suggests Li fills the position. Betty Lou asks if Li can play a Spaniard, ethically, and Ben reminds them that an American has played a Japanese character.

Resilience, commitment and passion
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Resilience, commitment and passion

Clip from Mao's Last Dancer
Ben teaches Li the chorography of the performance. Confident in Li, but concerned about overloading him, Ben tells Li they can cancel the show. Li is determined to learn the ...

Ben teaches Li the chorography of the performance. Confident in Li, but concerned about overloading him, Ben tells Li they can cancel the show. Li is determined to learn the piece. On opening night, Li freezes on stage, reflecting on his journey, his family, the Cultural Revolution, his old dance school, the arrest of teacher Chan and the parable his teacher told him about strength, courage and passion. Li begins his performance, dancing perfectly with his partner.

New parents and school camps
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New parents and school camps

Lennie Grubb drives Erica to camp drop-off and tries to talk to Erica about his marrying her mother. The conversation goes badly and Lennie accidently tells Erica some hurtful ...

Lennie Grubb drives Erica to camp drop-off and tries to talk to Erica about his marrying her mother. The conversation goes badly and Lennie accidently tells Erica some hurtful truths about her father. Erica tells Lennie he will never be her stepfather. Alison and Erica are assigned cabins together, much to their annoyance. Erica and Barry Holis have a flirtatious altercation in the dining hall.

Chihiro learns to be strong and trust her friends
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Chihiro learns to be strong and trust her friends

Chihiro is helped by her new friend the susuwatari (wandering soot) to find her shoes and by Haku to find her parents. She learns the importance of being strong and trusting ...

Chihiro is helped by her new friend the susuwatari (wandering soot) to find her shoes and by Haku to find her parents. She learns the importance of being strong and trusting your friends.

Citizenship, defection and individual choice
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Citizenship, defection and individual choice

Clip from Mao's Last Dancer
Worried his choice to stay in the US reflects badly on the ballet company, Li decides to talk to the Chinese consulate in Houston. Inside the consulate, Ben and Charles ...

Worried his choice to stay in the US reflects badly on the ballet company, Li decides to talk to the Chinese consulate in Houston. Inside the consulate, Ben and Charles attempt to negotiate with diplomats but the vice consul asks to speak with Li privately. Li is detained after he explains to the official he wants to stay in the US. Amid media attention and a possible diplomatic row, consular official Zhang concedes Li is permitted to remain in the US but the dancer's Chinese citizenship is revo

Redemption and family histories
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Redemption and family histories

Clip from Holes
"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 ...

"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.

Stanley breaks the family curse
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Stanley breaks the family curse

Clip from Holes
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 ...

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.

Soar like an eagle
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Soar like an eagle

Clip from Eddie the Eagle
After narrowly completing the 90-metre jump, Bronson and Eddie share a victorious hug. Back in the change room, Warren Sharpe makes a surprise visit. Congratulating them both ...

After narrowly completing the 90-metre jump, Bronson and Eddie share a victorious hug. Back in the change room, Warren Sharpe makes a surprise visit. Congratulating them both on their personal victory, he also admits he was wrong in his comment about Bronson's Olympic spirit. Archival footage of the closing ceremony shows the president of the Organising Committee reference Eddie Edwards' contribution to the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics. "You have broken world records, and you have established

The Olympics is about heart and spirit
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The Olympics is about heart and spirit

Clip from Eddie the Eagle
Bronson surprises Eddie as he contemplates the 90-metre slope. Eddie is surprised and Bronson tells him an old friend helped him see things differently. Eddie asks what happen ...

Bronson surprises Eddie as he contemplates the 90-metre slope. Eddie is surprised and Bronson tells him an old friend helped him see things differently. Eddie asks what happen Bronson's "other jacket", alluding to Bronson's alcoholism. Bronson tells Eddie that without the alcohol he was never brave enough to jump the 90-metre, but that Eddie has more heart, bravery and spirit than any of the other Olympians.

Family, courage and human achievement
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Family, courage and human achievement

Clip from Mao's Last Dancer
Before Li's performance in The Rites of Spring, Li talks to a television journalist about his freedom, his separation from his family and dancing for his parents. Backstage Li ...

Before Li's performance in The Rites of Spring, Li talks to a television journalist about his freedom, his separation from his family and dancing for his parents. Backstage Li and Mary hear unexpected applause in the audience. Outside the theatre, Cynthia welcomes Li's parents, and Ben invites them to their seats. After the performance, Li sees his mother and father in the crowd and they are invited onstage for an emotional reunion.

Determination, commitment and the Cultural Revolution
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Determination, commitment and the Cultural Revolution

Clip from Mao's Last Dancer
Li, determined to prove himself, practises split jumps after dark. When teacher Chan interrupts, Li explains his concerns about ballet, his future and his family. The next ...

Li, determined to prove himself, practises split jumps after dark. When teacher Chan interrupts, Li explains his concerns about ballet, his future and his family. The next day, the Beijing dance troupe must perform before Madame Mao, who criticises the lack of revolutionary imagery. Chan argues for subtlety but is accused of challenging the revolutionary path. Chan seeks out Li, telling him a parable that inspires Li's resilience. Li proves himself to teacher Gao. Chan is arrested.

Fitting in, trying new things and self-acceptance
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Fitting in, trying new things and self-acceptance

Hiccup is more brains than brawn, a smart, funny and savvy kid desperately looking to prove himself to his father, Stoick the Vast. While the villagers, who tower over Hiccup ...

Hiccup is more brains than brawn, a smart, funny and savvy kid desperately looking to prove himself to his father, Stoick the Vast. While the villagers, who tower over Hiccup in height and girth, battle the dragons destroying their crops, Hiccup is relegated to the blacksmithing workshop. Once alone, Hiccup takes his newly invented weapon outside and attempts to take down the most feared dragon of them all, a night fury. Things don't entirely go to plan, and his father admonishes him publicly.

Self-acceptance and learning to work together
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Self-acceptance and learning to work together

Astrid reminds Hiccup that his "differences" have led to his greatest achievements, reminding him to be brave and trust himself. The young recruits join forces to help Hiccup ...

Astrid reminds Hiccup that his "differences" have led to his greatest achievements, reminding him to be brave and trust himself. The young recruits join forces to help Hiccup to rescue Toothless. At the nest, Stoick the Vast realises he's been a fool. Together, Astrid, Snotlout, Ruffnut, Tuffnut, Fishlegs, Toothless and the other dragons work together to save everyone from a colossal red death dragon.

Hurt feelings, honesty and reconciliation
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Hurt feelings, honesty and reconciliation

Clip from Shrek
The princess finally decides to tell Shrek her secret, but Shrek is already hurt. Shrek rejects her and Lord Farquaad arrives to ask for her hand in marriage, she accepts, ...

The princess finally decides to tell Shrek her secret, but Shrek is already hurt. Shrek rejects her and Lord Farquaad arrives to ask for her hand in marriage, she accepts, thinking it will break the spell. Donkey tells Shrek to go after the princess, but Shrek yells to leave him alone. Everyone is sad and isolated. Donkey arrives at the swamp and confronts Shrek about his behaviour. The two friends reconcile and head to the kingdom to stop the wedding.

Jessie grieves loss of best friend Leslie
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Jessie grieves loss of best friend Leslie

Jessie goes to the museum with his music teacher and discovers paintings and artistic contraptions he's never seen. When he gets home, his family is in a panic about his ...

Jessie goes to the museum with his music teacher and discovers paintings and artistic contraptions he's never seen. When he gets home, his family is in a panic about his whereabouts and inform him that Leslie drowned in the river earlier that day. Jessie is in disbelief and his family attempt to support him. In class, Jessie stands up to a bully and finds Leslie meant a lot to others around her too.

Joe tries to use money to solve problems
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Joe tries to use money to solve problems

Clip from Billionaire Boy
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 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.

Never give up
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Never give up

Clip from Eddie the Eagle
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 ...

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.

Learning about others and creative thinking
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Learning about others and creative thinking

Realising Toothless is in danger if he can't fly, Hiccup uses his creative intelligence to forge his new friend a prosthetic caudal fin. When testing the device, Hiccup ...

Realising Toothless is in danger if he can't fly, Hiccup uses his creative intelligence to forge his new friend a prosthetic caudal fin. When testing the device, Hiccup distracts the dragon with a basket of fish and a smoked eel, learning the dragon is scared of eel. Hiccup uses this new knowledge during training, much to the amazement of everyone. Hiccup continues to learn more about dragon behaviour through he interactions with Toothless.

Joe starts a new school, Len buys affection
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Joe starts a new school, Len buys affection

Clip from Billionaire Boy
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 ...

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.

Consequences, curses and keeping promises
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Consequences, curses and keeping promises

Clip from Holes
Stanley is sent out on his first day of work at Camp Green Lake. Interwoven flashbacks reveal the origin of the Yelnats family curse and his great-great grandfather's broken ...

Stanley is sent out on his first day of work at Camp Green Lake. Interwoven flashbacks reveal the origin of the Yelnats family curse and his great-great grandfather's broken promise to a fortune teller.

Vanity, self-acceptance, beauty standards and depression
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Vanity, self-acceptance, beauty standards and depression

Howl has a tantrum after using the wrong potion in the shower and accidently dying his hair from blonde to red. Inconsolable, Howl begins to call the spirits of darkness ...

Howl has a tantrum after using the wrong potion in the shower and accidently dying his hair from blonde to red. Inconsolable, Howl begins to call the spirits of darkness around him. Sophie comes to terms with her own insecurities.

Jealousy, anxiety and new friends
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Jealousy, anxiety and new friends

Ms Belmont ridicules the students for their poorly researched essays on Greenland. Alison is the only student to receive praise. Alison Ashley, the new girl, arrives. In ...

Ms Belmont ridicules the students for their poorly researched essays on Greenland. Alison is the only student to receive praise. Alison Ashley, the new girl, arrives. In contrast to the class' darker and mooted fashion, Alison is cast in a glowing soft light similar to the style use to distinguished private education in the opening sequence. Erica gives Alison the tour, discovering they aren't so similar in the end. Erica becomes anxious that Alison will overshadow her.

You are not your parents
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You are not your parents

Jessie and Leslie talk about their families, and Leslie pulls Jessie up on his assumptions about gender. Jessie's dad, Jack, treats Jessie differently to his sisters and ...

Jessie and Leslie talk about their families, and Leslie pulls Jessie up on his assumptions about gender. Jessie's dad, Jack, treats Jessie differently to his sisters and punishes him for having his head in the clouds. Jessie starts losing faith in his imagination and dreams.

Artefacts, bullies and new romances
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Artefacts, bullies and new romances

Clip from Holes
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 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.

Water shortages, punishment and making good
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Water shortages, punishment and making good

Clip from Holes
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 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.

Stanley accepted into group after discovery
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Stanley accepted into group after discovery

Clip from Holes
Stanley digs up a fossil and shows the camp councillor. He learns Camp Green Lake was once a populous lakeside town with ties to Mr Sir's family. The group accepts Stanley at ...

Stanley digs up a fossil and shows the camp councillor. He learns Camp Green Lake was once a populous lakeside town with ties to Mr Sir's family. The group accepts Stanley at the expense of Zero, once his only friend. The camp councillor tries to discuss why the boys are here, but the lines between good and bad are blurry. Zero asks Stanley for help, but Stanley refuses him.

Chihiro learns about reciprocity and friendship
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Chihiro learns about reciprocity and friendship

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 ...

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.

Judgement, acceptance and acceptance
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Judgement, acceptance and acceptance

Clip from Shrek
While Princess Fiona sleeps, Shrek tells Donkey of all the ogre histories written in the stars. Donkey doesn't believe him, but Shrek tells him that "sometimes things are more ...

While Princess Fiona sleeps, Shrek tells Donkey of all the ogre histories written in the stars. Donkey doesn't believe him, but Shrek tells him that "sometimes things are more than they appear", which is also a clue about Fiona. Donkey presses Shrek about his seclusion and Shrek reveals he is unhappy with the way people judge him. After breakfast, Fiona surprises them by not being as ladylike as they expected, echoing Shrek's sentiment about judging before knowing.

Honesty, family bonds and courage
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Honesty, family bonds and courage

Clip from Fly Away Home
The flock joins a population of migrating wild geese, separating from Amy and Thomas. Thomas and Amy follow the birds, deterring the poachers and making an unscheduled ...

The flock joins a population of migrating wild geese, separating from Amy and Thomas. Thomas and Amy follow the birds, deterring the poachers and making an unscheduled landing. That night, Amy asks Thomas why he never visited her, pressing him for an honest answer. The next day Thomas ultra-light suffers structural failure. Thomas tells Amy she must continue the journey alone, but Amy is hesitant. Thomas reassures her that she is strong and capable, just like her mother.

Poor with friends versus lonely and wealthy
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Poor with friends versus lonely and wealthy

Clip from Billionaire Boy
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 ...

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.

Joe and Len learn the difference between greed and generosity
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Joe and Len learn the difference between greed and generosity

Clip from Billionaire Boy
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 ...

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.

Jessie stands up for himself
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Jessie stands up for himself

Jessie helps his dad, Jack, with some chores and accidentally loses his keys. Jack is furious and belittles Jessie for being useless. May Belle admits she gave the keys to ...

Jessie helps his dad, Jack, with some chores and accidentally loses his keys. Jack is furious and belittles Jessie for being useless. May Belle admits she gave the keys to Leslie to turn into bells. Leslie and Jessie go to Terabithia to retrieve them, where the Terabithian Warriors and the giant troll who has become their friend assist them. Jessie proves his father wrong by returning the keys.

New friends and new worlds
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New friends and new worlds

Leslie compliments Jessie on his drawing and Jessie finds himself inspired by Leslie's ability to write stories. Jessie helps Leslie escape a bully on the bus, and the two of ...

Leslie compliments Jessie on his drawing and Jessie finds himself inspired by Leslie's ability to write stories. Jessie helps Leslie escape a bully on the bus, and the two of them decide to hang out after school. Leslie decides they need a place just for them, a place without bullies. Being the more adventurous of the two, she leads them across the creek and begins building their new enchanted world.

Small wins and personal demons
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Small wins and personal demons

Clip from Eddie the Eagle
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 ...

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.

Having goals, working hard, and China-US politics
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Having goals, working hard, and China-US politics

Clip from Mao's Last Dancer
Li and classmates secretly watch the Mikhail Baryshnikov video their teacher Chan gave him before his arrest. Li is motivated to train harder than ever. In 1976 Mao Zedong ...

Li and classmates secretly watch the Mikhail Baryshnikov video their teacher Chan gave him before his arrest. Li is motivated to train harder than ever. In 1976 Mao Zedong dies and China begins to interact with the West. Three years later, Houston Ballet director Ben Stevenson visits the Beijing dance academy. Ben invites Li to travel to the US and Communist Party officials debate whether Li is politically ready to resist the West.

Friendship, honesty and miscommunication
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Friendship, honesty and miscommunication

Clip from Shrek
Shrek, Donkey and Princess Fiona's friendship grows as they travel to Duloc. Donkey interrupts a special moment between Shrek and Fiona, reminding them of the sun setting. ...

Shrek, Donkey and Princess Fiona's friendship grows as they travel to Duloc. Donkey interrupts a special moment between Shrek and Fiona, reminding them of the sun setting. Panicked, the princess escapes to a house to avoid Shrek seeing she is cursed. After convincing Shrek to tell Fiona his true feelings, Donkey goes to find the princess and discovers her secret. As Fiona tells Donkey of the curse, Shrek mishears their conversation and believes Fiona thinks he's ugly.

The big reveal: A fairytale ending
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The big reveal: A fairytale ending

Clip from Shrek
Shrek interrupts the wedding to tell Princess Fiona how he feels and Fiona reveals her secret to Shrek. Lord Farquaad orders their arrest, but Donkey arrives on Dragon to save ...

Shrek interrupts the wedding to tell Princess Fiona how he feels and Fiona reveals her secret to Shrek. Lord Farquaad orders their arrest, but Donkey arrives on Dragon to save them. Dragon eats Farquaad and the town cheers, freed of the lord's oppressive reign. Fiona takes love's "true form" and discovers that beauty is more than skin deep. Back at the swamp, Shrek, Fiona, Donkey, Dragon, the fairytale creatures and the townsfolk live in harmony, happily ever after.

Donkey and Shrek cross paths
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Donkey and Shrek cross paths

Clip from Shrek
Duloc soldiers of set up a trade-in stall for fairytale creatures. As creatures with magical powers are imprisoned in cages, Donkey pretends not to speak. When an accident ...

Duloc soldiers of set up a trade-in stall for fairytale creatures. As creatures with magical powers are imprisoned in cages, Donkey pretends not to speak. When an accident sprinkles him with fairy dust he flies away, taunting the soldiers. Unfortunately, the magic wears off and Donkey makes a run for it, bumping into Shrek. Shrek scares off the soldiers and Donkey decides to stick around. Shrek is not as enthusiastic about his new houseguest.

Ogres have layers, like onions
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Ogres have layers, like onions

Clip from Shrek
Shrek and Donkey defeat the soldiers Lord Farquaad set upon them. Farquaad crowns Shrek the winner and tells him he's "won" a mission. Shrek protests, explaining he was ...

Shrek and Donkey defeat the soldiers Lord Farquaad set upon them. Farquaad crowns Shrek the winner and tells him he's "won" a mission. Shrek protests, explaining he was already on a quest to get his swamp back. Farquaad cuts a deal. Donkey and Shrek set out on their new quest to rescue Princess Fiona. Along the way, Shrek explains that ogres have layers and that there is more to ogres than people know.

Amy protects the geese
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Amy protects the geese

Clip from Fly Away Home
Amy's sense of place and happiness improve as she cares for the geese. Amy tells Thomas the feeding schedule and asks if he can handle the responsibility, teasing his lack of ...

Amy's sense of place and happiness improve as she cares for the geese. Amy tells Thomas the feeding schedule and asks if he can handle the responsibility, teasing his lack of parental skills. Thomas seeks advice from game warden Glen, who tells the family that domestic geese don't learn to migrate and have to be pinioned (clipped). Amy protests and Thomas kicks Glen off his property. Amy freaks out after a mishap in the shower, and Susan reassures her they will protect the geese to calm her.

Amy proves her determination and Thomas shows his dedication
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Amy proves her determination and Thomas shows his dedication

Clip from Fly Away Home
Although training goes well, the natural instincts of 'imprinting' means the geese remain attached to Amy. Thomas worries he has let her down again. While Thomas and Susan ...

Although training goes well, the natural instincts of 'imprinting' means the geese remain attached to Amy. Thomas worries he has let her down again. While Thomas and Susan talk, Amy sneaks into the ultra-light. Amy proves the geese will fly behind her, but also has a minor crash. Thomas finds Amy unharmed but is shaken by the idea of loosing her again. Later, Thomas suggests building a custom aircraft for Amy, selling off old sculptures to pay for it.

Sophie meets Howl and the journey begins
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Sophie meets Howl and the journey begins

Sophie takes a back alley and is stopped by two soldiers who act inappropriately towards her. As they taunt her vulnerability, Howl introduces himself as her partner, ...

Sophie takes a back alley and is stopped by two soldiers who act inappropriately towards her. As they taunt her vulnerability, Howl introduces himself as her partner, effectively rescuing her from the situation and involving her in a new one. Howl is presented as compassionate and charming, countering his reputation as a villain who steals the hearts of girls.

Acceptance, transformation and trust
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Acceptance, transformation and trust

Howl arrives at the palace disguised as the King of Ingary. Madame Suliman is not fooled and tries to trick Howl into battle. Howl almost succumbs but Sophie warns against it. ...

Howl arrives at the palace disguised as the King of Ingary. Madame Suliman is not fooled and tries to trick Howl into battle. Howl almost succumbs but Sophie warns against it. They escape, taking the transformed Witch of the Waste and Suliman's tiny dog with them. Howl entrusts Sophie to fly the mismatched group home. All she has to do is follow her heart and Calcifer will guide her.

Past and present narratives begin to overlap
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Past and present narratives begin to overlap

Clip from Holes
Stanley's family story and the history of Green Lake are discovered to have parallels with present events. Stanley sets out to find Hector "Zero", finding him hiding under an ...

Stanley's family story and the history of Green Lake are discovered to have parallels with present events. Stanley sets out to find Hector "Zero", finding him hiding under an overturned boat called Mary Lou. Zero offers him some "bloosh", a familiar peaches syrup from the past. They notice a mountain peak that looks suspiciously like the God's Thumb rock formation from his grandfather's story.

Human resilience, family and the futility of war
7:35

Human resilience, family and the futility of war

As the ongoing war ravages the village, the townsfolk evacuate and Sophie attempts to keep the castle and shop safe. Howl endeavours to face the war head-on and protect the ...

As the ongoing war ravages the village, the townsfolk evacuate and Sophie attempts to keep the castle and shop safe. Howl endeavours to face the war head-on and protect the ones he loves.

Stanley unravels Green Lakes history and Zero escapes
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Stanley unravels Green Lakes history and Zero escapes

Clip from Holes
Dehydration makes Stanley hallucinate, piecing together the history of the town. Zero opens up about his past and Stanley is confronted by the disparity between their lives. ...

Dehydration makes Stanley hallucinate, piecing together the history of the town. Zero opens up about his past and Stanley is confronted by the disparity between their lives. On the digging field, Stanley and Zero are bullied about their mutual agreement. Zero comes to Stanley's rescue during a fight. Warden Walker bans Stanley and Zero's reading lessons. Zero escapes and Warden Walker puts guards on all water sources. It becomes apparent digging holes for character is not the only reason.

Feminist themes in Howl's Moving Castle
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Feminist themes in Howl's Moving Castle

Sophie walks down a back alley and is confronted by two soldiers who act inappropriately towards her, taunting her vulnerability. Fortunately, Howl appears and offers himself ...

Sophie walks down a back alley and is confronted by two soldiers who act inappropriately towards her, taunting her vulnerability. Fortunately, Howl appears and offers himself as her escort. The scene deals with gender politics, power and aggression.

Olympic dreams and Olympic histories
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Olympic dreams and Olympic histories

Clip from Eddie the Eagle
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 ...

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.

Empathy, lies and blending in
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Empathy, lies and blending in

Hiccup sets out to find the night fury dragon he believes he hit the night before with his new invention. After locating the dragon, Hiccup empathises with the creature and ...

Hiccup sets out to find the night fury dragon he believes he hit the night before with his new invention. After locating the dragon, Hiccup empathises with the creature and realises he can't kill it, setting it free instead. Hiccup returns home to tell his chieftain father Stoick the Vast the truth. However, his dad has decided it's time for Hiccup to begin dragon training and become a Viking. At training, Hiccup tries to blend in with the other recruits.

Realising there's always more to learn
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Realising there's always more to learn

After perfecting the prosthetic caudal fin and a successful flying lesson with Toothless, Hiccup realises that everything the village knows about the dragons is wrong. When ...

After perfecting the prosthetic caudal fin and a successful flying lesson with Toothless, Hiccup realises that everything the village knows about the dragons is wrong. When Stoick the Vast returns home, he tries to talk to Hiccup about his new dragon-fighting skills. Receiving such praise for the first time from his father, Hiccup has conflicting emotions and he is unable to tell him the truth about his new abilities.

Choosing sides and helping others
9:57

Choosing sides and helping others

Hiccup finds the night fury dragon stuck in a ravine, missing a caudal fin and unable to fly. That night, the recruits are told to study each dragon, but they see no value in ...

Hiccup finds the night fury dragon stuck in a ravine, missing a caudal fin and unable to fly. That night, the recruits are told to study each dragon, but they see no value in reading and leave Hiccup alone. Hiccup discovers a consistent theme, "kill on sight". Meanwhile, the Vikings hunt for the dragon nest. During training, Astrid tells Hiccup to choose sides, but Hiccup realises he can't. Hiccup bonds with the dragon he has named Toothless.

Evil Lord Farquaad needs a princess
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Evil Lord Farquaad needs a princess

Clip from Shrek
Fairytale-hating Lord Farquaad tortures the Gingerbread Man to learn the location of the other creatures. When the Magic Mirror arrives, it tells Farquaad he will only be king ...

Fairytale-hating Lord Farquaad tortures the Gingerbread Man to learn the location of the other creatures. When the Magic Mirror arrives, it tells Farquaad he will only be king if he marries a princess. The mirror shows him Today's Eligible Bachelorettes, a game that imitates contemporary reality TV. Farquaad chooses Princess Fiona but doesn't wait to hear she is cursed to transform into an ogress. Meanwhile, Shrek and Donkey have arrived, finding Duloc castle eerily quiet.

The Eagle has landed
9:47

The Eagle has landed

Clip from Eddie the Eagle
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. ...

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.

Turnip Head reappears
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Turnip Head reappears

Sophie walks onto the top floor balcony with Marko (Marukuru) where they discover Turnip Head stuck in the metal pipes that encase the house. After freeing him again they park ...

Sophie walks onto the top floor balcony with Marko (Marukuru) where they discover Turnip Head stuck in the metal pipes that encase the house. After freeing him again they park near the river. Turnip helps them with the choirs and Sophie expresses her gratitude that Turnip Head lead her to the castle.

Erica tries to help Alison and runs away from camp
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Erica tries to help Alison and runs away from camp

Erica overhears Alison on the phone to her mother and realises Alison's life might not be so perfect after all. Feeling sympathetic, Erica impersonates Ms Belmont to Alison's ...

Erica overhears Alison on the phone to her mother and realises Alison's life might not be so perfect after all. Feeling sympathetic, Erica impersonates Ms Belmont to Alison's mother imploring her to notice her daughter. The plan backfires and they both get into trouble. Alison doesn't let her explain her actions. Erica decides she has to leave Camp Desolation and ventures to the next town, but is found by Ms Belmont.

Chihiro learns about compassion and helping others
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Chihiro learns about compassion and helping others

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 ...

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.

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