Finding Nemo Revisited: Pixar’s Best Movie?

Ladies and gentlemen! Welcome to another edition of Animation Movies Revisited for a look back at some of the best animated films and rediscover the reasons why they have left a lasting impression over the years. In this episode we go under the sea to the Great Barrier Reef and then ride the East Australian Current to Sydney to swim alongside Pixarfifth CGI animated film, finding Nemo.

Designed as a father-son tale in the guise of a grand underwater adventure, finding Nemo swam into theaters in 2003. The film broke new ground as Pixar’s first emotional film. The story revolves around Marlin, an overprotective clownfish who, after losing his mate and more than four hundred of his unborn children, vows to protect his only surviving son, Nemo, with every ounce of his being. After Nemo is taken by a human dentist to give as a gift to his troubled niece, Darla, Marlin forces himself to go beyond the safety of his home to save his son.

Andrew Stanton directs finding Nemo based on a screenplay he co-wrote with Bob Peterson and David Reynolds. Today’s video will explore the film’s imaginative origins, sink-or-swim approach to testing new technology, surprise success at the global box office and more. finding Nemo is the film Pixar used to show the world what they were capable of and how they will defy expectations every chance they get. So put on a diving suit and join us as we dive into the deep waters of this one-of-a-kind film.

Animated film review is written and narrated by Steve Seigh and was edited by Jasmyn Evans-Samuels. Do you think finding Nemo stop? Let us know in the comments below.

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