Film Analysis: Bonnie And Clyde

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Danijela Akrapovic
ENGL 1104-70
John Berke
Film Analysis
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Film Analysis on Bonnie and Clyde

“Bonnie and Clyde” is a kind of realistic, drama, comedy, tragic, gangster movie which was produced by Warner Bros and directed by Arthur Penn. This movie was released in 1967 and it was based on real-life events. Bonnie and Clyde were two criminals who were traveling around central America robbing banks in hope of becoming rich and famous. Before they begin being partners in a crime, she was a hot, blond waitress who worked in a café and did not like her job because boys who came to a café usually want to take advantage of her. On the other hand, he was a young handsome, small town thief who was robbing a gas stations for a living.
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This scene is kind of tense because Bonnie’s mother tells Clyde: “You best be keep running Clyde Barrow, and you know it.” Bonnie’s mother looked sad like she knew that this moment will be the last time she will ever see her daughter. The repetitive slow-paced shots are trying to convey the fact that if “The Barrow Gang” continue down this road of crime, they will face hardships and be punished by society. This scene was depicted with Bonnie’s family leaving and gang getting back on the road to do what they do best. Throughout the film, the director wanted to depict scene with dark colors which have significant meaning to the movie as well with vivid colors which have depicted funny scenes. Toward the ending, we see C. W. Pollard father to get mercy for his son he sets a trap for Bonnie and Clyde. In background we could hear the music which was giving a tense feeling that will something bad happen.
Actually, it did happen, cruel deaths of Bonnie and Clyde. They got ambushed by the police and brutally assassinated by machine guns. I didn’t like this ending of the film because it was a lot of violence and it was really sad. This movie got five-star review based on viewers. From my point of view, the movie was really good, it had unbelievable cinematography, the music was tense, and overall, I find the movie interesting. I would recommend this movie to others to watch it. Regardless its age, this movie offers great performances and catchy banjo
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