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Maria had always wanted to be a nun but now that shes older she realizes it isnt what she thought Often getting in trouble she is sent to be the governess for Captain Von Trapp an ex-military officer and his seven mischievous children who are always driving out their governesses Maria loosens up the children by teaching them how to sing and they soon adore Maria and music and happiness is brought back in to the Von Trapp family home The captain begins to fall in love with Maria even though he is engaged The Nazis desperately want Captain Von Trapp to join them but he refuses In the end they flee the country to live a normal life This film is a classic because it is so well made and thought out It is well known because of its wonderful actors stellar music and great plot This movie was one of Julie Andrewss most well known roles It has famous songs that many people are familiar with The movie was produced in 1965 but takes place in the late thirties during the time of WWII and depression The values of family and love are expressed greatly in the film The man is the head of the house and the women cares for the children and the house Now a days men and women are more equal I believe that the theme of the movie is Good vs Evil It is expressed through Maria being a nun lightening the childrens hearts and Captain Von Trapp against the Nazis This still relates to us today I would not make any changes to the film I think the music is wonderful each and every actor does a stellar job and the setting and plot is beautiful This has been one of my favorite films since I was little because of its peacefulness serenity and story line Three movies that I think will become classics are Finding Nemo
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