Brave Movie Cover

Brave

PG, 2012, Walt Disney Pictures

Director:

Brenda Chapman, Mark Andrews

Starring:

Emma Thompson, Kelly Macdonald, Billy Connolly, Julie Walters, Kevin McKidd, Craig Ferguson

Plot:

Determined to make her own path in life, Princess Merida defies a custom that brings chaos to her kingdom. Granted one wish, Merida must rely on her bravery and her archery skills to undo a beastly curse.

1

Woman believes some are led to their destiny

Themes: Destiny, Fate, God's Plan

2

Queen expects daughter to strive for perfection

Themes: Discipline, Expectations, Mother-Daughter, Parenting, Perfection, Teen Issues, Training

3

Mother and daughter each feel other doesn't listen

Themes: Communication, Listening, Mother-Daughter, Parenting, Teen Issues, Understanding

4

Men try to prove their worth by show of strength

Themes: Competition, Gender Roles, Men, Self-Image, Self-Worth, Toughness, Works

5

Girl's foolish act has unintended consequences

Themes: Blame, Choices, Consequences

6

Princess teaches bear how to survive in wilderness

Themes: Accuracy, Experience vs Inexperience, Gifting, Teachability

7

Bear's fear prevents her from receiving guidance

Themes: Decisions, Guidance, Panic, Trusting God

8

Fighting clans reminded of their bond of friendship

Themes: Community, Helping Others, Selfishness, Teamwork, Unity

9

Daughter's repentance heals mother's curse

Themes: Apology, Forgiveness, Mother-Daughter, Reconciliation, Relationships, Repentance

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