Brother Bear

Question: At the salmon run, what does the foreign bear say?

Chosen answer: A good translation would be "I almost froze to death while I was going over the huge icy mountain pass, it was something which I only barely survived! Barely!

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: 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: 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: 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.

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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