Soul Surfer

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Bethany Hamilton once said “I don’t need easy, I just need possible.” For those of you who do not know, Bethany Hamilton is a pro surfer who has a movie based on her true story. The movie “Soul Surfer” is a movie that portrays Bethany Hamilton, her family, and her friends in a story that empowers people who face challenged. The movie’s characters, story line, and overall message leads this movie to be powerful in all that it does. The characters in the movie are all based off of the real people who were part of this amazing story. Bethany Hamilton is played by AnnaSophia Robb who is a well know actress commonly known for her role in “Bridge to Terabithia” as a young child. Bethany’s father is played by actor Dennis Quiad, and Bethany’s mother is played by Helen Hunt. This…show more content…
Her mom did find out the next day, and Bethany apologized about it but claimed she really wanted to see what it would be like. A few days after this, Bethany’s father had to go in for surgery, and Alana’s father decided to take both Alana and Bethany out for surfing. The day starts out normally with Bethany and Alana enjoying the water, but then out of nowhere things instantaneously changed. A shark swims underneath Bethany’s surfboard, and the shark bites Bethany’s arm. This scene is extremely emotional, and the movie makes this scene sort of graphic, but they try to portray it in the gentlest way. The brother of Alana, who came with, runs to the truck and dials for the ambulance. While waiting for the ambulance, Alana’s family ties Bethany to the surfboard and puts her on the back of the truck hoping to make
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