Brother Bear

Continuity mistake: At the beginning and end of the film, there is a narration who the subtitles label as Sitka, but at the very beginning, we see that the narrator is actually Denahi.

Susan Kirk

Continuity mistake: After Koda frees Kenai from the rope trap, the rope disappears twice from around his (Kenai's) leg: first when he is walking towards his brother Denahi (then the rope reappears around his leg as he runs away), and disappears again when he meets Koda again inside the glacier (only to reappear again when he snags it around a rock/ice chunk and trips).

Continuity mistake: In the scene where the bears are riding the mammoth, Koda is touching Kenai, but when the camera angle changes, they are at least a foot away from each other.

Continuity mistake: During "On My Way," a shot in the song shows Kenai and Koda in the rain. Kenai's fur is soaking wet, but Koda's fur seems nice and dry, which is impossible if they're walking in rain.

Continuity mistake: At the beginning and end of the film, there is a narration who the subtitles label as Sitka, but at the very beginning, we see that the narrator is actually Denahi.

Susan Kirk

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Trivia: During the film's opening number, pay attention to the shot when Kenai is riding the back of the mammoth, busting through the fishing net that his brothers are holding. If you look very closely, you'll see Nemo, from Finding Nemo, right there along the flying salmon. He's only in three short frames, so it helps if you pause the DVD and go frame by frame. (00:04:45)

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Question: Why did Sidka sacrifice himself to kill the bear, instead of running and stabbing the bear with his spear? By doing so he only made Kenai try to get revenge on the bear.

Answer: The bear injures Sitka right before he sacrifices himself. We don't see the injury itself due to the film wanting to keep its G rating, but we do see the bear attack and most likely maul Sitka, heavily implying his injuries are fatal. This is why he's hunched over and breathing heavily when we next see him as the bear is moving towards Kenai and Denahi.

Answer: His ultimate goal was to protect his brothers from the bear. If he tries to attack her directly, there's a good chance she'll dodge the blow, strike back at him, and then go back to attacking the other two once he's too injured to defend them. Whereas the means for a glacial collapse were right nearby, and even if the fall didn't kill the bear, Sitka figured it would at least frighten her off.

Answer: It's all about the movie lesson that bears are not evil and you shouldn't kill them, and also he didn't know if he could kill the bear, but he was sure that if he sacrificed himself it would lure the bear away.

It's a stressful situation, you do what seems to be the easiest way in order to reach your goal, in this case keep the bear away from his brothers.

Answer: Sitka may not have wanted to harm the bear at all. He doesn't seem to be that kind of a person he sacrificed himself so that the bear could live.

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