News of the World Movie Cover

News of the World

PG-13, 2020, Universal Pictures

Director:

Paul Greengrass

Starring:

Tom Hanks, Helena Zengel

Plot:

A Civil War veteran agrees to deliver a girl, taken by the Kiowa people years ago, to her aunt and uncle, against her will. They travel hundreds of miles and face grave dangers as they search for a place that either can call home.

1

It's an acquired taste

Themes: Children, Consequences, Curiosity, Disgust, Rejection, Teachers

2

An orphan twice over

Themes: Communication, Compassion, Helping Others, Orphans, Tragedy

3

American man and Kiowa girl learn to understand one another

Themes: Communication, Humility, Teachability, Understanding

4

Girl's quick thinking changes useless gun into deadly weapon

Themes: Armor of God, Ingenuity, Spiritual Warfare, Thinking Fast

5

Runaway horse takes wagon over cliff

Themes: Control, Danger, Problems

6

Sudden dust storm separates man from child

Themes: Being Lost, Hidden

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