Scarface Character Analysis

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Scarface is a film that is loved by a lot of people even though the main star of the movie was a Cuban immigrant who sells drugs and kills people. Deviance is displayed throughout the film while you follow Tony “Scarface” Montana on his rise to power. Some of the deviant behavior that is displayed in the film would be drug use/selling, and murder. These behaviors are portrayed in a sympathetic light because you feel bad for the struggle Tony had come up from. The movie is unsympathetic when it came to Tony murdering his best friend when he finds out that he and Tony’s sister are together which leads to Tony’s sister trying to kill him. This gave me the idea that Tony is selfish and has no care in the world for others happiness except his own.…show more content…
Tony losses one of his friends in the deal gone wrong but since he got both the money and the drugs it lead to Frank being very pleased and offering them a job to work for him to do more drug trafficking, so he sends him to meet a drug lord named Alejandro Sosa. Some social control in the movie is displayed when Tony does well in the deal gone badly; the boss is happy and rewards them for the insane behavior by giving them another job. This scene of social control shows the audience that doing these bad duties is a must for an immigrant in order to make it big, so they have respect for what Tony has to do in his world. Once Tony talks with Sosa and gains the drug lords trust he returns home to Frank and start to get into a dispute over not agreeing on a deal together. Tony goes to a disco at which he is met by a cop and after they talk Tony tries to take Frank’s girl so Frank confronts him but Tony did not care so Frank leaves with his girl. Then some men try to kill Tony but fail so he ends up going on a rampage and kills Frank and the cop who he talked
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