Another significant contrast is that Dead Man Walking shows Mathew Pocelet dying, while The Life of David Gale doesn’t show David Gale dying. The endings would not be as emotional if they would have ended the same. In Dead Man Walking, as Mathew is dying, you could tell how connected Sister Helen and Mathew are. In the Life of David Gale David, dying was not the end of the movie. So, a scene of him dying would have broken up the ending of the movie.
One could also claim that Blake, the dead man, represents a movie genre: the western. The film was shot in the 1995, when the western has been dead. There were lately no new western movies on the mainstream stage. However, Jarmusch chose some basic forms of this genre to tell this story. (Aurich et al.
She also provides him with legal council, attempting to adjust his death penalty sentence. By the resolution of the movie, Matthew has reoriented his life towards God; however, he still perishes for his actions. “Dead Man Walking” demonstrates disparate levels of God’s grace, particularly judgement and redemption, through the lens of the people involved in Matthew’s case. Grace is illustrated in the movie predominantly through Sister Helen; the lack of grace is shown through the fathers of the victims. Sister Helen and Matthew correspond through letters before she finally goes to visit him in prison.
The western is a film genre that primarily deals with issues set in the American Old West, during the late 19th century. This genre conventionally exhibits a narrative that has a hero, normally a burly apt male, who uses violence to seek justice for a particular wrongdoing. True Grit displays the beauty of the natural world through various long and extreme long shots of
The play Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller is known by many Americans as an epitaph for the American dream. It is about the life of Willy Loman, an aging and failing salesman, chasing after his ambitions to become the most popular and successful individual in his field of work. Surprisingly, the story set behind the curtains also mirrors the lives of many modern Americans today. The play, performed in the 1940s, dealt with how people’s expectations for perfection were insubstantial and impractical, and how these expectations bred dissatisfaction and doubt. Unfortunately, this mentality still persists in the current American society.
Death of a Salesman has been extremely influential in regards to theatrical performance and it has been performed by multiple different theatre groups. It has also been made into a movie, which has actors such as Dustin Hoffman as Willy Loman, John Malkovich as Biff Loman, and Kate Reid as Linda Loman. All of these actors’ performances were true to the character and were extremely realistic. It was easy for the audience to get caught up in the characters that these actors portrayed. Throughout the movie, Dustin Hoffman, John Malkovich, and Kate Reid all provided an outstanding performance by ensuring that their facial expressions, body language, and emotions always shined through all the while they were creating realistic characters that were easily believable by the audience.
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In this scene William Blake completes his transformative voyage he went from being a civilized man from Cleveland to a true Indian, and killer of white men. In the beginning of the movie the conductor says exactly what is going to happen at the end of the movie, like he has been through this whole thing before, as if William Blake has died and is in hell reliving this experience over and over again like all of this is happening all at the same time. So in the end you realize that William Blake has always been dead even from the very start of the