Because of Winn-Dixie DVD Review
Courtesy of Fox
A ten year-old girl lives a lonely life, until she meets a loveable pooch who makes her forget how to be sad. Read on for Kidzworld's review of Because of Winn-Dixie.
Because of Winn-Dixie - A Lonely Town
India "Opal" Buloni (played by Annasophia Robb
) is a preacher
's daughter whose life is surrounded by disappointment and heartbreak. She's grieving over the loss of her mother, who left her when she was only three years old, has a troubled relationship
with her father, and finds it hard to fit in with the local kids, who've nicknamed her Baloney Breath
. Everything changes when she adopts
a stray dog
and names him after the supermarket where she finds him. Together, they set off to bring some spice into their dull town.
Because of Winn-Dixie - The Magic of Friendship
Opal, who doesn't have any friends, realizes the townspeople are just as lonely as she is. With Winn-Dixie by her side, she begins to let go of her sadness
and helps heal other peoples' pain, from Otis (played by singer Dave Matthews
), an ex-convict, to Gloria Dump, a blind
woman who everyone thinks is a witch
. The special bond
between Opal and her goofy dog helps heal her relationship
with her dad and teaches everyone the meaning of friendship
- and it all happens because of Winn-Dixie.
Because of Winn-Dixie - DVD Features
Hear what the stars of the movie
have to say about the making of Because of Winn-Dixie with commentary from both Jeff Daniels and Annasophia Robb
. Check out the gag reel for some great bloopers
and learn how they train dogs
for flicks just like this one!
Because of Winn-Dixie - Bottom Line
Based on the bestselling novel
by author Kate DiCamillo, Because of Winn-Dixie
is a feel-good movie that will have you laughing and tearing up. It's a fun family flick, with a great life lesson
about friendship, forgiveness and new beginnings
Because of Winn-Dixie Rating:
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