|Canadian ...||2003||The Snow Walker or Walk Well/ Snow Walker||PG
1953 pilot to rescue ill Inuit women has tables turned...
Related literature Julie of the Wolves, Julie...
Island of Blue Dolppphins, Hatchet, The Cay
Human relations Survival Life philosophy
|Director - Roman Planski, Wladyslaw Szpilman, Adrian Brody||The Pianist||War Polish Jews Nazis||DVD|
|Schindler's List||Southern America discrimination race prejudice||DVD|
|Director Steven Spielberg, Danny Glover, Whoopi Goldberg||Color Purple||Southern America discrimination race prejudice||DVD|
|Wayne Wong, Tsai Chen, Kieu Chinh, Lisa Lu||Joy Luck Club||Immigrants China Struggle of motherhood and family||DVD|
|Y Tu Mama Ambien||two sex obsessed teens drugs sexual exploitation||DVD|
|The Crime of Padre Amaro||Church asked Mexicans to boycott this film, there was a public out cry because of this and the film became a blockbuster
Catholic Church, priest (Amelia)
|Patricia Cardoso - director, Ferrera Ana||Real Women Have Curves||Body image, Mexican Americans, second generation immigrants, assertive women,||DVD|
|Nicholas Gonzalez, Maria Conchita Alonso||The Princess and the Barrio Boy||Hispanic Socio-economic [Hans Christian Andersen's - The Little Merdmaid]||DVD|
|Selma Hayek Director, Ruben Blades||The Maldonado Miracle||Religion, Economic inequalities, illegal aliens, setting Mexico||DVD|
|Miramax||Rating R - language, alcohol use, perscription drug abuse, smoking.
A railroad enthusiast looses a friend, retires, and moves. Desiring to be left alone he finds companionship with some persistent people.
Is a great movie to talk about how people treat others. Would be great for middle school students and junior high except for the R rating because of the minor use of language and drugs.
Social interactions, getting along, what makes people mature/ grown-up/ "big", loneliness,
|Mariano Barroso and Salma Hayek||5-7-2002||In the Time of the Butterflies||Rating PG - 13
Dictatorship living under repressive government
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