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Pines of Rome written by Ottorino Respighi is the second segment in the 2000 Disney animated film Fantasia 2000.


Set in a frozen Arctic landscape where aurora lights shine across the beautiful night sky. Introducing three Humpback Whales are about, Two big and one small and their little baby who appears to be feisty and loves to swim around and jump high out of the water

The baby Humpback follows his parents to the surface where they jump and splash in and out of the Arctic waters until they rise out and fly except the baby Humpback. After a few jumps he finally manages to get airborne and joins his parents.

He suddenly spots a group of seagulls and decides to fly with them but instead makes them annoyed. The angry seagulls chase after until the Baby Humpback escapes into the water and becomes trapped inside an huge iceberg.

Surrounded by frozen icy walls, the Baby Humpback appears unhurt but all alone in the dark icy caves. He begins to explore the cave searching for a way out. Beneath the cave's waters are many spiky icicles in every direction. He rises to the surface and sees his mother's shadow whose on the other side of the ice walls. The Baby Humpback desperately tries to get to her and follows his parent's shadows to a light. Once he swims inside it he begins to float to where the light is shining from and is reunited with his parents.

As the brightest star flashes the three whales return to the waters and join a larger pod of Humpback Whales. Soon millions oh Humpbacks take to the sky and fly across a forest landscape to the top of the clouds. they fly towards a storm cloud where bright light is shining from it till finally they rise out of the waters where the star shines like a night sun rise.


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