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When animals and humans work together there is much that can be accomplished. This is exactly what transpires in Dolphin’s Tale, a film about a true story about a brave dolphin. It is based on a true story about a group of compassionate strangers who bonded together to save this dolphins life.
Swimming free is a dolphin without a care in the world until one day she is caught in a crab trap that is fatal for her existence and as a result loses her tail. She is rescued and transported to the Clearwater Marine Hospital where she is given the name Winter. Although she has been rescued there is a long way to go and now she is in the biggest battle she must fight for her life.
The fight is just beginning, without a tail her survival is very dim. In order to save Winter’s life it’s going to take the expertise of a dedicated marine biologist, the ingenuity of a brilliant prosthetics doctor and the devotion of a young boy who all must work together in saving Winter’s life. This will not only save Winter’s life but also help countless others around the world.
Winter is a dolphin that has been a source of perseverance, hope and courage to millions of people both able and disabled who have been touched by her remarkable story of recovery and rehabilitation. Winter’s real home is at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium in Florida. Dolphin’s Tale was filmed on location at the aquarium in Clearwater, Fla.
The motto for the aquarium is “rescue, rehabilitate and return,” which really sums up what this movie is all about. The movie will be released in 3-D in September. It stars Harry Konnick Jr, Morgan Freeman, Ashley Judd, Kris Kristoffson and Cozi Zuehlsdorff as the young boy who rescues the dolphin.
The movie is directed by Martin Charles Smith, a former actor from films like The Buddy Holly Story and American Graffiti, though he is best known for his role as agent Wallace in The Untouchables. It really does have a great cast including fantastic performances by Konnick Jnr and Freeman who seem to always deliver something special no matter what role he plays.
There have been movies about handicapped people overcoming odds, which have truly been inspirational. There have been movies in which people develop special relationships with animals, which have also been very popular with children and adults alike. There have also been many family movies over the years that have entertained us.
The great thing about this film is that it incorporates all three genres into one amazing film. It also does this in 3D which is sure to again be popular with audiences of all ages. The inspiration behind the movie is no dolphin has ever lost its tail and lived. This is definantly a movie that will grip and touch the hearts of viewers.
The audience will walk away having hope and inspiration, as it is a movie about miracles. Any person who loves to see animals free and happy will absolutely love this film.