Disney & Death


Saturday, May 28, 2005

For many children, Disney movies are their first introduction to death, from Bambi’s mother to Old Yeller. Jake Warga remembers the shots heard throughout his childhood and how Disney taught him that dealing with death is part of being an adult.


Jake Warga

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Rosalynde from PVD, RI

If you think this movie is brutal, you should read the original (unabridged) novel--it has a fascinating little philosophical twist at the end where Bambi learns that Man too is mortal. It is the last thing the Old Stag reveals to him before passing the mantle, as it were. Amazing novel. Not for the overly sentimental.

Aug. 15 2014 05:38 PM

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