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“Lilo and Stitch”

Lilo and Stitch

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“Lilo and Stitch” (2002), Walt Disney Animation Studios’ 42nd animated motion picture. A quirky little movie with a big heart. Stitch, a crazy space alien/genetic experiment, escapes from confinement, crash lands his spaceship in Hawaii, masquerades as a dog and gets adopted by Lilo, a cute and lonely Hawaiian girl who loves Elvis Presley and who is facing some difficult things in her life. Beautiful watercolor backgrounds, a method not used in a full-length Disney animated feature for decades, give the film its soft, subtle look. The film highlights the wonderful Hawaiian term of “‘ohana,” or family. The Hawaiian ‘ohana comprises not only those family members related by blood, but all who share a common sense of “aloha,” or love and compassion. “‘Ohana means family. Family means nobody gets left behind or forgotten.”

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