I loved Pocahontas as a kid. It was the first movie I ever saw in a theater. I had a Pocahontas doll, she was on my favori t-shirt, and I watched my trusty old VHS copy all the time. I live in the area and my family supposedly traces back to her tribe, so there was no doubt who my favori princess was. And then, as I got older... I started doing a little research, and found out how incredibly fictional the movie was.
With each book on the Powhatan tribes I read, Disney's Pocahontas becomes harder to watch. I watched it again today for the first time in probably a year, for...
It’s so hard to choose the right path. If I choose wrong, I will feel my Father’s wrath. He simply won’t understand, And will insist that I do as he commands. Deep down in my cœur, coeur I know that it’s right, And I am willing to put up a fight. I fell for a pale face. The feelings I have can’t be erased. I have shown him all the couleurs of the wind, And he was finally able to comprehend. We could have one adventure after the other. I never want to be with another.
musique par Alan Menkin & Stephen Schwartz who also did musique for The Hunchback of Norte Dame & Il était une fois ,Pocahontas is based on real events and it is Disney's 33rd feature length movie about a native indian who falls for an english sailor who arrives in Virgina in order to find or for Radcliff (the Vilian in the movie).Meanwhile Pocahuntas's father the Chief powhatan wants her to marry Kocumn . Pocahontas does not want this marriage, and asks the conseil from a talking arbre spirit named Grandmother Willow. Grandmother Willow tells Pocahontas to listen to her heart.