“ Sitka? [2] Only four of those actors came back to do their original roles: Jeremy Suarez, Rick Moranis, Dave Thomas, and Michael Clarke Duncan. The raccoons attempt to get the amulet back, but fail due to Kenai helping Nita. She is the childhood friend and later wife of Kenai. Brother Bear 2 The Wild The Little Mermaid Pirates of the Caribbean : Dead Mans Cheast Cars Fox and the Hound 2 Cinderella 3 Peter Pan Air Buddies Donald in Mathmagic Land Bridge To Terabithia Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh/A Very Merry Pooh Year The Santa Clause 1 & 2 The Jungle Book Ratatouille Pirates of the Caribbean : At World’s End The three also run into Rutt and Tuke multiple times throughout their journey, and Nita helps them woo a pair of female Canadian moose. •  Miss Constant Weight (by Innoko) •  Miss Two-Timer (by Innoko), Chilkoot (father)Unnamed mother †Kenai (husband)Siqiniq (aunt)Taqqiq (aunt)Denahi (brother-in-law)Sitka (brother-in-law) †Koda (adoptive brother-in-law). Joaquin Phoenix as Kenai, the younger brother of Sitka and Denahi. When Kenai says that he has considered it, Koda hears this and races up a mountain, anxious that Kenai may leave him. Nita later helps Kenai and Koda's moose friends Rutt and Tuke win the affections of two moosettes named Kata and Anda by having them act like big brother figures to Koda. Afterward, Sitka lifts Kenai into the air and uses the magic of the Great Spirits to transform him into a bear. It has a good message and some decent scenes. The 2006 sequel to Brother Bear, which continues the story of Kenai and Koda, and became the last Direct-to-Video Disney sequel to take place after its predecessor. Nevertheless, Brother Bear earned $85 million at the domestic box office on an estimated $46 million budget, and $250 million at the worldwide box office. In the film, the adventures of bear brothers Kenai and Koda continue. 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Nita follows Koda, who refuses to have Kenai taken from him. The makers of Brother Bear 2 break the curse of the Disney sequel and turn in a welcome effort. Koda reveals that he had asked The Great Spirits to change Kenai back to a human. … This caused Nita to develop a phobia of water. Knowing that Koda will be killed, Kenai runs after him. Kenai shouts at Koda for almost getting himself killed, but the two reconcile with Kenai assuring Koda that he will never leave him. [7] The film is the second direct-to-video sequel to have a higher rating on Rotten Tomatoes than its predecessor, following An Extremely Goofy Movie. When Kenai went to get the basket that was taken by a bear, Denahi and Sitka went after him and saw him getting attacked by the bear. Denahi makes hast. Nita was born to Chilkoot and his wife. As Kenai tries to save Denahi from falling down a hole, Sitka breaks the ice cliff with his spear an… The tribe see this as a sign from The Great Spirits. The trio eventually reach Hokani Falls where Nita burns the amulet. Just two one-shots featuring Denahi and Koda's POVs at the events of Brother Bear. Producer Jim Ballantine was removed from the project and replaced with Carolyn Bates. ↑ 1.0 1.1 Revealed in Disney's Brother Bear (2003). note . Denahi spots two moose. Seeing how miserable Kenai is and realizing that he loves Nita, Koda secretly asks his mother in the spirit world to turn Kenai back into a human so he can be happy. Kenai is a male bear. Picking up several months after the events of the first film, Kenai, now a bear, is living joyfully with his foster brother Koda. The next morning, Rutt and Tuke inform Kenai that Koda went to the village to retrieve Nita. Fred Testot, Actor: La loi de Murphy. Nita sadly returns to her tribe to resume her wedding. Brother Bear garnered mixed reviews from critics, and currently has a 38% score on Rotten Tomatoes. Nita, now grown up, is set to wed Atka, a man from a neighboring Inuit village. Without it, Nita can no longer communicate with Kenai or Koda, so she says goodbye. Kenai appears as a walkaround character in his bear form at Disney's Animal Kingdom, though formerly appeared at Epcot and having a major place in Disney California Adventure. During her early childhood, Nita and her tribe lived near Tanana's tribe, of whom her friend Kenai was a member. ―Denahi to Kenai ” Denahi is a male human. Bering refuses to give back the amulet before he and his large family throw pinecones at the trio. Brother Bear, Bear Brother by UmiyyadKhan reviews. Distributed by Buena Vista Pictures Distribution, Inc. ↑ 2.0 2.1 Revealed in Disney's Brother Bear 2 (2006). Their presence makes Nita and Kenai able to talk to each other. At the end of the movie, upon seeing Kenai nearly give his life for Koda, Sitka decides to change him back into a human and … Nita replies that while it was the spirits who did not want her to marry Atka, it is now her heart that does not want her to. When Nita reveals what her mission is, Kenai refuses to help. With her father's blessing, the Spirits transform Nita into a bear. As Nita prepares for the wedding, Chilkoot asks her why she is sad. Nita is an adolescent bear. In the film, the adventures of bear brothers Kenai and Koda continue. During her early childhood, Nita and her tribe lived near Tanana's tribe, of whom her friend Kenai was a member. Three brothers, Kenai (voiced by Joaquin Phoenix), Denahi (voiced by Jason Raize), and Sitka (voiced by D.B. When the Great Spirit of Sitka appears first as an eagle and then as their big brother interferes with Denahi from killing Kenai the bear and transforms Kenai back to human form once again. By communicating with the Spirits, Innoko reveals that the amulet that Kenai gave Nita all those years ago bonded her and Kenai together. Brother Bear 2 is a 2006 American animated direct-to-video road film and the sequel to the animated feature Brother Bear, which was released on August 29, 2006. Enthusiastic reviews included Kevin Carr of 7M Pictures, which wrote "The kids will love Brother Bear 2, especially if they loved the first film. "[8] RealTalk Movie Reviews said "Although sequels -- even a few from Disney -- are often disappointing, this one is a keeper, mostly because of its charming story and extraordinary background music",[9] and DVDTalk's Brian Orndorf said "As money-grabbing animated product goes, Brother Bear 2 rests nicely on a lowered expectation level, and is hardly an offensive affront to the first film. However, the end credits still note Marsden as one of the additional voices.[3]. One day, while out playing with Kenai, Nita fell through a frozen lake, but was rescued by Kenai. At the ceremony, Sitka and Denahi watch on as Kenai is given the bear of love totem by their … Old Denahi. For example, Jason Raize, the voice for Denahi, the middle brother in Brother Bear, passed away from suicide at the age of 28 back on Tuesday, February 3, 2004 (he did not appear in the sequel film), Harold Gould, the voice for Old Denahi, also in Brother Bear, passed away from prostate cancer at the age of 86 back on Sunday, September 11, 2010, Oscar Kawagley, the 1st and original narra… When the time for the wedding comes, a crack appears between Nita and Atka. Only five of the original characters return for the sequel (excluding Denahi): Kenai, Koda, Rutt, Tuke, and Tug, as Jason Raize died on February 3, 2004. The texture and polish is deeply missed, but the characters are so strong and engaging, it still entertains. His madness ends, however, when he realizes that Kenai is s… Written by Steve Bencich, Lorne Cameron, Ron J. Friedman, David Hoselton, and Tab Murphy, and directed by Aaron Blaise and Robert Walker. Eventually, Kenai and Koda meet up with Nita. Having just awoken from hibernation, the bears begin traveling to Crowberry Ridge for the first berries of the season. He grew up in his tribe under the watchful eye of his elder brothers, learning to hunt, fish, and honor the … However, Kenai is plagued by visions of his childhood friend Nita, to whom he gave a special amulet many years ago after saving her from drowning. Thinking the bear killed Kenai, Denahi decides to avenge his death and tracks him down and Kenai escapes and has to look after the bear's cub, Koda, whom he finds annoying at first, but eventually grows to love him and feels guilt after learning that he is the son of the bear he killed. Denahi is first seen as an elderly man telling his story to the younger generations. It is available only on digital outlets such as the iTunes Store and walmart.com. ―Kenai encounters the spirit of his brother, Sitka ” Kenai's transformation is an event in which the Great Spirits transform Kenai into a bear as punishment for his senseless killing of Koda's mother. Denahi is first seen as an elderly man telling his story to the younger generations. The villagers however think that Kenai and Koda are attacking them. The film ends with Kenai and Nita's wedding that the tribes, bears, Koda, Rutt, Tuke and their mates happily watch. Brother Bear 2 is a 2006 American animated direct-to-video road film and the sequel to the animated feature Brother Bear, which was released on August 29, 2006. "[11] Movie Metropolis said "When you consider that Disney meant this production strictly for the home and it probably didn't cost nearly as much as the first film to make or market, it's actually a superior product...Brother Bear 2 may not be first-tier Disney filmmaking, but it is first-tier Disney animation, and that and the sweetness of the story line may be enough to keep even grown-ups entertained. The main and supporting characters from the duology of Disney's Brother Bear and Brother Bear 2. To help her on her mission, Innoko channels the powers of the Great Spirits to give Nita the ability to speak to animals. He is an actor and writer, known for Murphy's Law (2009), Au bistro du coin (2011) and H (1998). "[10] David Cornelius of DVDTalk wrote "The story fails to impress, but everything else adds up in all the right ways to make up for it. As a young man, he witnesses his younger brother Kenai's totem-receiving and makes fun of him for the totem being the "Bear of Love." The film was produced by DisneyToon Studios,[4] Disney Animation Australia[5] and Project Firefly, a start up animation company founded by former Disney Feature Animation Florida employees.[6]. Kenai tells Nita that he cannot become a human again and leave Koda, but Nita tells him that she can be with him. Melissa Etheridge contributed three songs to the film. Denahi mourns over the loss of his eldest brother Sitka. At first, Kenai refuses to destroy the bond, but Nita tells him that the Spirits may turn him back into a human and send him to find her. He is the brother of Sitka and Kenai. Nita finds Koda hiding in a cave, but both are caught in an avalanche and are rescued by Kenai. Disney - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,130 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 32 - Follows: 2 - Published: 10/1/2004 - Complete Koda, fearing that Kenai will leave him for Nita, confronts them over this and runs off. Just then, they hear screaming and Nita sees Koda in the village (as he came to reunite Nita with Kenai) with Kenai arriving to get Koda. They learned to hunt, fish, and contribute to their tribe together, which forged an inseparable bond between them. As Kenai tries to save Denahi from falling down a hole, Sitka breaks the ice cliff with his spear an… As adolescent Nita is preparing to get married to Atka, a man from a neighboring tribe. As a young man, he witnesses his brother Kenai's totum-receiving and makes fun of him for the totum being the "Bear of Love." As an adolescent, Denahi witnessed Sitka die in a fight with a bear, which Kenai had instigated. However when Nita tells him that she will ask The Great Spirits to change him back to a human to help her, Kenai (not wanting to be separated from Koda) finally agrees. Believing it to be a sign, Nita consults Innoko, the wisest shaman of the tribes. "[12], Negative reviews came from Pablo Villaca of Cinema em Cena, who said "sad to say ... the magic of the first film and sensitivity were replaced by cliches, ridiculous story and cheap sentimentality. Whilst Kenai distracts the raccoons, Nita climbs up the tree and finds the amulet in the possession of a baby raccoon. Fred Testot was born on February 20, 1978 in Porto-Vecchio, Corse-du-Sud, France as Frédéric Testot. Koda helps Kenai out of a trap and they start journeying to the salmon hunt, which is near where the Spirit lights are. Nita rushes to Kenai's aide, where the two profess their love for each other. “ No matter what you choose, you'll always be my little brother. Kenai was born a human, the youngest of three brothers. This caused Nita to develop a phobia of water. After the death of Koda's mother, Sitka's spirit emerges before Kenai and draws his attention to the body of Koda's mother as it is drawn into the heavens. The only way for Nita to sever the bond and be able to marry Atka is to find Kenai, go with him to Hokani Falls where he had given her the amulet, and burn the amulet together on the eve of the Equinox, thus returning the bond to the Spirits. Kenai places his paw on Nita's chest, making Nita realise that he is expressing his feelings for her, which she returns. Innoko grants Nita the ability to communicate with Kenai and the other wildlife. He is the younger brother of Sitka and Denahi, the adoptive elder brother of Koda, and the husband of Nita. (Warning: Due to my faint memory about the first movie, may contain slightly different details than the original movie) Epilogue added in May 30, 2018. When Kenai went to get the basket that was taken by a bear, Denahi and Sitkawent after him a… While helping Nita recover at Hokani Falls, Kenai gave Nita his amulet. While the first film dealt with Kenai's relationship with Koda, this one focuses more on his bond with a young human of his past, Nita. Nita and Kenai get into an argument over it. Ha ha! Brother Bear (2003) (38) Disney - All Media Types (18) Tangled (2010) (12) The Princess and the Frog (2009) (12) Mulan (1998) (11) Beauty and the Beast (1991) (11) The Lion King (1994) (11) Aladdin (1992) (10) Hercules (1997) (9) The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996) (9) Include Characters Kenai (Disney) (21) Denahi (Disney) (15) Koda (Disney) (12) Born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana in July 1988, Vic Colby grew up in an middle-class household. With Kenai's help, Nita is able to overcome her fear of water. Denahi tries to chase Kenai. Brother Bear. As they spend more time together, Kenai and Nita rekindle their old friendship, much to Koda's chagrin. Nita and Kenai marry in the village with the villagers and Kenai's friends present. Afterwards, Nita realises that due to finishing her mission, her ability to talk to animals has stopped, thus she can no longer understand what Kenai and Koda are saying. At the village, the tribes prepare for the wedding once again, but Nita, realizing her love for Kenai, tells her father Chilkoot that she cannot marry Atka. However, on the day of the wedding, the Spirits appear in the form of a storm that causes a fissure to open up in the ground between Nita and Atka, much to Nita's shock. Sitka loved his younger brothers and would do anything for them. After his eldest brother is killed in a fatal bear attack, Kenai slays … (Warning: Due to my faint memory about the first movie, may contain slightly different details than the original movie) Epilogue added in May 30, 2018. With Chilkoot's blessing, Nita has The Great Spirits turn her into a bear so she can live with Kenai and Koda. 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