Patriotism In The Fugitive Film

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1) Three elements that are of great importance to a successful screenplay are sex, patriotism, and violence. These three elements are what brings in the audience to the movies. Sex is an element which sells very well and has a huge audience already. For instance, the Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy is surrounded by sex and captivates a huge audience to come in the theatre. Patriotism is also a great element because the audience is already rooting for somebody in the film. Patriotism also drives the the plot of the screenplay/film. Violence is also of great importance to a screenplay because it says a lot about the film and the characters. Violence also keeps the audience engaged in the screenplay or film. A film that has any or all of these elements…show more content…
This unity holds the story together because the chase provides the most action and tension for the film. Soon after the inciting incident of the train crash, the main character is being chased and continues to be chased until the very end of the film when the main character is put in the police car by the head FBI agent. As well, the element of unity makes the film feel as whole and does not make the film feel “long” by not having scenes that do not progress the film. The short subplots in the film are also tied into the main plot, which drives the plot and makes it come together as one. By not having a complex plot or storyline and following the character’s drive of conflict, The Fugitive provides an excellent form of unity to hold the story together. 6) The elements of a tragedy is it has to have a sad ending, incite fear and pity, have a complex protagonist, and the protagonist has a tragic flaw. The elements of a comedy has to have a happy ending, ridiculous characters, and create a mood of laughter. The elements of a melodrama is it has to have a happy ending, incite fear and hate, have a simple protagonist, and the antagonist faces a penalty at the end. The elements of a didactic is that there has to be a message for the audience with morals and to teach someone or the whole
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