Avatar and the Saints

I finally went to see Avatar a few days ago and was struck by one aspect in particular…a certain similarity between the Na’vi’s relationship to creation and the “right relation” that is renewed through the holy lives of the Saints (St. Seraphim’s bear and St. Gerasimos’s lion are the most obvious examples). James Cameron even included the Na’vi’s faith in, and obedience to, God as an absolutely essential aspect of their lives. Pandora is obviously in a post-fall state, but what appear to be its most rational creatures (the Na’vi) live together in a way that, in a number of respects, resembles early Christian communities.
Can anyone recommend other films that portray these themes?

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