Cinematic And Theatrical Elements In Winnie And The Tuck's

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Jay Russell used many cinematic and theatrical elements to present his theme, plot, and his setting. He had a very strong theme; life's a cycle and you should live life to the fullest. His plot might be just as good or even better Winnie Foster was faced with a decision to drink the spring water and live forever with Jesse or to live a normal life and die at some point in time. Winnie and the Tuck’s also have to save Mae Tuck from getting hanged. Russell’s setting is probably the best of all. He illustrated the setting by giving the character’s clothes from a past time and by showing horse-drawn carriages to give a sense of the time period. Jay Russell used many cinematic and theatrical elements to express his theme, plot, and setting.…show more content…
If this is true, the Tucks never got to experience life to its fullest. They never get to look forward to growing up, looking back on being young, or even get to worry, or fear the natural emotion of facing death. For them, life is not a cycle, just a straight line they must walk. Live life to the fullest. There is a close up on a wheel in the beginning of the movie, and that represented the wheel of life, and a symbol of eternal life of the Tucks is the T that Tuck carved in the tree next to the spring. Something else that was important in the movie is when Tuck took Winnie fishing, and he talked to her about how his family wishes that they had never drank from the eternal spring. Would time feel any different if we had more of it, the Tucks had all of the time in the world. There is only one choice that occurs in the movie, and that is, weather Winnie should drink from the water or

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