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James Apaumut Fall as Kocoum, a strong and brave but stern and aggressive Powhatan warrior whom Chief Powhatan wants Pocahontas to marry. A behind-the-scenes documentary television special titled The Making of Pocahontas: A Legend Comes to Life aired on the Disney Channel on June 20, 1995, where the animators, voice cast, crew, and studio heads were interviewed on the production of the film. The special was hosted by actress Irene Bedard. [101] Giardina, Carolyn (February 3, 2014). "Supervising Sound Editor and Designer Lon Bender Joins Formosa Group". The Hollywood Reporter. Archived from the original on December 1, 2017 . Retrieved November 24, 2017.

Story supervisor Tom Sito, who became the project's unofficial historical consultant, did extensive research into the early colonial era and the story of John Smith and Pocahontas, but was confronted over the historical inaccuracies by historians. [32] Already knowing that in reality, Pocahontas married John Rolfe, Gabriel explained it was felt that "the story of Pocahontas and Rolfe was too complicated and violent for a youthful audience" so instead, they would focus on Pocahontas's meeting with John Smith. [25] The filmmakers discovered that Pocahontas was around twelve years old and Smith was "not a very likeable character", in which producer James Pentecost confessed that dramatic license was needed to be taken. [33] Likewise, when searching for an appropriate age for Pocahontas to begin her relationship with Smith, Glen Keane explained, "We had the choice of being historically accurate or socially responsible, so we chose the socially responsible side" by increasing Pocahontas's age from a girl into a young woman. [34] Tom Sito served as the story supervisor.Historically, there is no evidence of a romantic relationship emerging between Pocahontas and John Smith. [151] Whether or not Pocahontas saved Smith's life is debated. [152] A group of colonists led by Samuel Argall captured Pocahontas three years after John Smith departed for England; she converted to Christianity in Henricus and later married John Rolfe, who was known for introducing tobacco as a cash crop. [151] Pocahontas' Adventure at the Mall". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. March 11, 1995 . Retrieved May 24, 2015– via Google News Archive. In January 1993, Carl Binder joined the project, [28] having previous expertise as a television writer on shows such as Punky Brewster, War of the Worlds, Friday the 13th: The Series, and Top Cops. [29] Four months later, Susannah Grant and Philip LaZebnik joined the writing team. Susannah Grant was selected by Disney as a screenwriter on Pocahontas after winning the Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting awarded by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences the year before while still attending film school. [30] On board as a screenwriter, she was only one of the many who was contributing the specific vision the upper management at Disney had in mind, and collaborated with Native American consultants. While working on the film, Susannah Grant wrote to a specific story outline, and no scene was rewritten less than thirty-five times until she felt it was perfect. [31]

Conversely, Native American activist Russell Means, who portrays Chief Powhatan in the film, praised the film's racial overtones, stating that " Pocahontas is the first time Eurocentric male society has admitted its historical deceit", and that it makes the "stunning admission" that the purpose of the European colonization of the Americas was "to kill Indians and rape and pillage the land." [55] Means also said that the film marked "the first time, other than on Northern Exposure, that a human face has been put on an Indian female," dubbing Pocahontas "the finest feature film on American Indians Hollywood has turned out." [4] Sophie Gilbert of The Atlantic concurred, stating that the film's narrative "had a progressive attitude when it came to interpreting history", portraying the settlers as "plunderers searching for non-existent gold who were intent upon murdering the 'heathen savages' they encountered in the process", although she criticized the depiction of Pocahontas as stereotypical. [4] Accolades [ edit ] List of awards and nominations Other people obviously felt as taken off guard by the comment as I did, judging by the response on social media: “this line was unnecessary and not needed for the plot,” one person wrote. Another remarked that it “reeked of white feminism,” while another called it “a sloppy attempt at intersectionality.” a b Ebert, Roger (June 16, 1995). "Pocahontas review". Archived from the original on May 10, 2015 . Retrieved May 24, 2015– via RogerEbert.com.Joy, Retana (May 11, 2005). "An Interview with Pocahontas – Actress Irene Bedard reflects on voicing Disney's strongest female character" (Interview). Ultimate Disney. Archived from the original on May 7, 2015 . Retrieved May 24, 2015. Being hit unexpectedly by a comment — or harmful depiction — within popular culture is not new for me. During my undergrad, I took a class on the long history of how Indigenous people have been misrepresented in the media. Our class was tasked with finding stereotypical comments or imagery depicting Indigenous people in television and film.

Pocahontas (1995)". British Board of Film Classification. Archived from the original on September 22, 2022 . Retrieved September 21, 2022.Danny Mann as Percy, Governor Ratcliffe's snooty and short-tempered pet pug who, at first, harbors animosity towards Meeko, but eventually befriends him and abandons his owner. EMA Awards Past Recipients and Honorees". Hollywood Foreign Press Association. Archived from the original on December 1, 2017 . Retrieved November 24, 2017. Smith is portrayed as an amiable man; in reality, he was described as having a harsh exterior and a very authoritarian personality by his fellow colonists. [150]

a b Cochran, Jason (June 16, 1995). "Pocahontas needed an ethnic look". Entertainment Weekly. Archived from the original on May 8, 2011 . Retrieved May 30, 2015. Irene Bedard". People. 43 (18). Archived from the original on July 7, 2015 . Retrieved May 24, 2015. Neuwirth, Allan (2003). "Painting with the Colors of the Wind: Giaimo's Distinctive Designs for Pocahontas". Makin' Toons: Inside the Most Popular Animated TV Shows and Movies. Allworth Press. ISBN 978-1-58115-269-2. Solomon, Charles (July 21, 2010). "Priscillano Romanillos dies at 47; animator of 'Mulan' villain and other Disney and DreamWorks characters". Los Angeles Times. Archived from the original on July 11, 2015 . Retrieved May 30, 2015.

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a b c d "Pocahontas (1995)". Box Office Mojo. Archived from the original on April 25, 2022 . Retrieved August 24, 2022. We were enjoying the movie, and there was a lot of laughter. Just what I needed to set my heart and mind straight before a busy week. And then, mid-movie, as Barbie prepares to leave “Barbie Land” to go to the “real world,” the character Gloria (played by America Ferrera) makes a comment that catches me off guard. Russell Means as Chief Powhatan, Pocahontas' father and chief of the Powhatan tribe who is, at first, distrustful of the English settlers, but eventually learns to make peace with them through his daughter. The Pocahontas Myth – Powhatan Renape Nation – the real story, not Disney's Distortion". Powhatan.org. Archived from the original on July 5, 2013 . Retrieved August 10, 2013.

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