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‘Brave’: Let’s hear it for the girl

Published 06/21/2012, The Philadelphia Inquirer/ MCT

It’s been a good couple of months for strong-minded women wielding medieval weaponry: “The Hunger Games,” “Snow White and the Huntsman” and now Pixar’s “Brave.” Set in the Scottish highlands of, oh, a thousand years ago, this dark and lovely yarn borrows from old world folktales, and more than a bit, too, from Hayao Miyazaki’s heroine-driven animated adventures.

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