The Breakfast Club Film Analysis

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The Breakfast Club (1985) is a teen movie sensation written and directed by John Hughes. Starring in the movie are Molly Ringwald as Claire, Ally Sheedy as Allison, Emilio Estevez as Andrew, Anthony Michael Hall as Brian and Judd Nelson as Bender. All the characters represent a different clique from an American high school. As part of the different groups they have never got to know each other before. They see each other as a princess, a basket case, an athlete, a brain and a criminal, so does their principal Vernon. That’s the case at 7 a.m. on Satuday morning when they get to detention together, all from different reasons that we are going to find out later. However that’s going to change no later than 4 p.m. when the 9 hours long detention is over. They have 9 hours to consider about who they think…show more content…
Claire is the princess of the club, everybody looks up to her and she looks down on everyone. She’s is the first one to arrive at the school and her role in the school is made clear right at the beginning. She’s rich, popular and beautifu and her life seems perfect. She is used to be treated well and get whatever she wants which is reflected in the fact that she is stunned by how her father can’t get her out of the detention. Her reason for the detention tells a lot about her status too, she went shopping during classes. In reality her life isn’t that perfect that it seems to strangers. There’s nothing praisewothy about her home situation. He parents are on the verg of a divorce and using Claire as an object to get back at each other. They disagree on every issue and the situation is affecting to Claire very negatively. She doesn’t feel loved or that either of her parents would care about her. At one point in the film Bender asks who does she like better, her mother of father, and the answer is exhaustive: ”They are both screwed. I’d probably go live with my brother. I mean, I don’t think either of them give a shit about

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