Film Analysis Of The Movie 'Bonnie And Clyde'

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Danijela Akrapovic ENGL 1104-70 John Berke Film Analysis Essay 2 2/10/2018 Film Analysis on Bonnie and Clyde “Bonnie and Clyde” is a kind of a 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 United States, robbing banks in the hope of becoming rich and famous. Before they began being partners in a crime, Bonnie was a hot, blonde waitress who worked in a café and did not like her job because boys who came to the café usually wanted to take advantage of her. On the other hand, Clyde was a young, handsome, small town thief who was robbing small stores and gas stations for a living. They both lived in hope to change their old, boring lives. They thought robbing banks will give them a fortune and publicity as they always imagined of. This movie is two hours long and the beginning of the film starts with a fast slide show of old tinted pictures of people in them. In the background, was played an old record song “Deep Night” by a singer Rudy Vallee. This song was giving a tense feeling that something bad might happen in this movie. At the beginning of the movie, I had a feeling that the director wanted show old pictures in order to depict how life looked like for the poor and broke from a rustic period. It made me feel that he wanted us to understand why they resorted to crime

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