Disney-Pixar's Character Education In The Movie Up

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Character Education in Up Disney-Pixar is the undisputed king of the animation film industry. Each of their productions is synonymous with “Top Grossing” and commandes raving fanatics and 5 stars ratings. “Up” is no exception. As the title suggests, “Up” is a movie that with each viewing seems only to bring the enjoyment and fantastical pleasure gleaned from this movie up. One of innumerous Disney films that are regarded as instant classics, Up was created in 2009 and to the surprise of no one, shattered box office records. Disney and Pixar manages to combine the superlative plot with characters that seem to pop out of the screen and could be sitting right beside you. This is done through true character education. The movie is centered around …show more content…
Much to the dismay of Mr.Fredericksen, Muntz seems to want nothing more in life than a young bird named Kevin, who, coincidentally, happens to join Mr.Fredricksen's party. The movie Up exemplifies true character education through Carl Fredricksen, Russell, and Charles Muntz both of whom change exponentially throughout the course of the 101 minutes in the movie “Up”. Carl Fredricksen, a 78 year old man, is the main protagonist in the movie “Up”. In the beginning of the movie, Carl is a curmudgeonous human being, and neglects the whole of society. He is egocentric to a fault, and every contact with the outside world he has appears to deteriorate the quality of society. For example, the inciting incident in the movie is when Mr.Fredericksen injures a construction worker. The worker is merely attempting to reposition the mailbox after nicking it with a construction truck, yet Carl was having none of it. In a show of his former spry self, Carl attacked the worker with his cane., concussing the worker. Simultaneously, Carl grabbed the mailbox in an emotional moment, and the movie flashbacked to the creation of the mailbox alongside his former wife, Ellie. Not only this, Carl’s caring nature seemed to be a tunnel, and his wife was at the end of the tunnel. Every day, he talked

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