There, a poignant moment has her teaching a very young, orphaned boy how to overcome his fear of the water and learn how to ride a surfboard. No one reviews movies like you do. Throughout the movie, Bethany Hamilton played by AnnaSophia Robb, always looked up to God and was a very strong Christian believer. Later while Tom goes to the hospital for knee surgery, both girls go surfing with Alana's father Holt and brother Byron. The good news is that real courage comes from deep faith in Jesus Christ, not just willpower. There are soo many great things about this movie.
They are understandably afraid of the water, including a little boy. Robb plays her as plucky, but no Pollyanna. Although this was until Halloween morning in 2003. The Hamiltons are grateful to Holt for his quick thinking and decisive action that saved her life. David Rovinsky is called to the emergency room to treat Bethany. I applaud her faith and spirit. I have twin 6 year old boys and they loved the movie, i did have concerns about the shark attack, but the scene really only showed a very brief moment and very little blood the shark bite scene last about 10 minutes including the ride to the hospital We live on the island the attack happened for real, my husband surf 2 days prior to that attack.
Bethany AnnaSophia Robb was born to surf. It was 2003 when, at the age of 13, real-life Bethany lost her left arm in a tiger shark attack. He also voices the belief that she possesses a great surfer's instinct for sensing when the best waves will form. Bethany decides to surprise Sarah by joining the youth group on another mission trip to help the people of , Thailand who were devastated by the. Bethany sees the effects of the 2004 tsunami on television, which places her own problems in perspective. This is a great family movie! Bethany decides not to go on a mission trip, disappointing Sara Hill, her youth group leader.
So it was quite a perilous segment of the movie, and to my mind is too perilous for a 9-year-old. Now she has to re-learn how to do everything with only one arm - including how to surf. Through her injury and recovery she trusted God and His plan for her life became clear. Maybe there are some rough times for you now or in the future. Strengthened by the love of her parents, Tom Dennis Quaid and Cheri Helen Hunt , and supported by her youth group leader Sara Carrie Underwood , Bethany refuses to give in or give up, and begins a bold return to the water. Everyone is praying fervently to God.
Besides losing her left arm, Bethany also lost 60% of her blood and David calls her survival a miracle. Then, one fateful Halloween morning, the wave-riding teen was taking part in a national surf competition when a 14-foot-long tiger shark emerged from the depths and changed her life in the blink of an eye. This film is a story of how this Christian family faced this tragic situation and strengthened their faith and family. Prior to the film's commercial release, it was screened for religious leaders. She had suffered a surf injury herself, a broken back and neck. This was very inspirational and uplifting. A note about a few of the specific symbols of Christian faith in this film: The Jeremiah reference was for a time removed during editing.
But the movie feels too simple. She tries surfing again and struggles, but shows some promise. Just watched this movie with our two 11 year-olds and we all really enjoyed it. A lifelong surfer who always felt at home in the sea, Bethany Hamilton AnnaSophia Robb honed her surfing skills in Kauai, and went on to compete in numerous surfing competitions. Even though this whole experience for Bethany was very hard, she still managed to think of the positive no matter what happened to her. Soul Surfer reveals Bethany's fight to recover from her ordeal and how she grappled with the question of her future. She also faces her injury boldly, training even harder to overcome it and doggedly paddling her way back toward her dreams—even in the face of almost certain defeat.
Most Bibles these days don't have much on the front. Does she know that she has been cast as the villain? One asks her what she would do if given the chance to undo the loss of her arm. But just when it started to look like she would never ride a surfboard again, young Bethany used her faith and determination to reclaim the title of champion while being cheered on by her supportive parents Dennis Quaid and Helen Hunt , and Sara Carrie Underwood , the kind leader of a local youth group. But the girls are all about time on the water, and that with digital trickery polishing their surfing skills is accompanied by foreshadowing. Bethany had been surfing since she could remember.
Bethany Hamilton has gone through some very tough times, but she is a strong believer in God and trusts Him that all will turn out and make sense in the end. One day, she surfs with Alana and her family, and her left arm gets attacked by a shark. Just after one month after the attack, Bethany was back in the water surfing trying to still fulfil her goal; to become a professional surfer. It is her favorite movie and she wanted to show it in class. And the movie is perhaps a bit too intent on capitalizing on having Carrie Underwood in the cast, building up her role. AnnaSophia Robb is a convincing, cheerful heroine.
Production did not begin as anticipated, and reported in July 2006 that production was scheduled for later in the year. What risks were there to the wound? Bethany possesses many Christian values that include; strong faith and belief in God, always being positive and having great strength. This movie is very much an inspiration. The Rip Curl surfwear company offers to sponsor her and Alana in competition. Later Bethany is battered in the impact zone—the worst place to be as a surfer, where the lip of the wave crashes back into the ocean, sending people deep underwater.