Happy Feet is a film written by John Collee and Warren Coleman. The film is about a penguin named Mumble who is different to the other penguins. He is not accepted in his society, as he is without a heart- song. A song that makes the penguins find love with each other. However Mumble expresses his talent in a different way. He tap dances. There has never been a bird like Mumble and the other penguins fear him, He is considered an outcast. All the penguins disapprove of this and want him to leave as they feel as though Mumble doesn’t belong. He is alienated by his family and community.
From the opening scene of the movie we can tell mumble does not belong, his coat is defferent from the others and undeveloped. This is done to show that mumble is not like any other penguins and is an individual. This scene is also the singing their love song for the first time. When mumble tries to sing and only screeches come out, all the music stops and everyone turn and looks at him with disgrace. This makes mumble feel like he is an outcast and he realizes he does not belong with the other penguins and as everybody feels the need to fit in he sets out on a quest to find a place where he belongs. Mumbles journey shows that belonging is not always easy and can come at a cost.
Early on in his journey mumble comes across a group of smaller penguins. These penguins are not like the emperor penguins mumble used to live with. These penguins like mumble for who he is and do not discriminate against him for not being able to sing. This is the first time we see any happiness from mumble. This shows how belonging can bring a sense of happiness and fulfillment into peoples lives. These new friends of mumble decide to accompany mumble on the rest of his journey.
Through the rest of mumbles journey he realizes he can save his colony of penguins from the humans through his tap dancing talent. In the end Mumble belonged right where he started. The society of penguins tap danced just...