In post-apocolyptic North America, Katniss Everdeen (Cat Della Moore) is a poor District 12 citizen who must hunt to feed her family, which consists of her twelve year old sister, Prim (Megan Anne McCabe), and her mother. Her best friend Gale Hawthorne (Josh Anderws) hunts for the same reason. The movie starts with Katniss asleep in her bed when her sister cries out for her. Her sister, Primrose, has had a terrible nightmare that she was reaped for the 75th Annual Hunger Games, a fight to the death on live television. Katniss reasures her and sings her back to sleep. Katniss then leaves to go hunting with Gale and spots a deer, but Gale scares it away, saying that she will be spotted by the Peacekeepers (police) if she drags a deer into the town. He then helps her shoot down a bird instead. KAtniss then travels to the town's main trading area, the hob, and trades with an old woman nicknamed Greasy Sae (Helen Jackson). Sae then gives her a Mockingjay Pin and wishes her luck at the ... Written by
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All of Megan McCabe's (Primrose Everdeen's) scenes were filmed in one day. See more
When Katniss's mother is braiding her hair for the Reaping she says, "It's nice what you're doing for Prim." and Katniss replies, "Anything not to have her name in there more than once." Though people who read The Hunger Games novel will know to what they are referring, people watching the movie will not understand this reference to "tessera": a way of getting food for your family by putting your name in the Reaping more times. See more
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