A White Savior film is often based on some supposedly true story. Yet, through the sacrifices of a white teacher they are transformed, saved, and redeemed by the film's end. The historical film, set during the American Civil War , stars Matthew McConaughey as Newton Knight , a Confederate Army deserter who leads fellow deserters and freed slaves to fight against the Confederates. He leads the Sioux against their rivals the Pawnee and later helps them escape the army he once served. Bernstein played by Jon Hamm organizes a talent contest in India where he discovers a pair of youngsters who will demonstrate enough baseball skills to receive a contract by the Pittsburgh Pirates. IndieWire reported, "Critics chided Penn for making a treacly white-savior movie that attempts to shame its audience with bloody war imagery. Hidden categories: CS1 errors: markup Articles with hCards.
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White savior narrative in film
His character has been called a 'white savior' by critics including Wired , New York Magazine and MTV News for his quest and eventual success to save the traditionally black musical genre from extinction, seemingly the only person who can accomplish such a goal. A white woman played by Goldie Hawn becomes the coach of an inner city football team and leads them to a championship. In the comedy film, black Jamaicans who want to form a national bobsled team are helped by a disgraced former bobsledder played by John Candy. A white American doctor played by Patrick Swayze travels to India to find enlightenment.