The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty

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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty is an uplifting film that follows Walter Mitty as he monotonously goes to work, daydreams about being adventurous, and tries to work up the courage to talk to a girl from work. Walter Mitty is eventually able to live his daydreams through the adventure he goes on to find Sean O'Connell and, in the end, asks Cheryl to go on a date. Walter goes on this adventure because he is being pressured by work to find the negative that has been misplaced. Walter breaks free from his comfort zone and is able to see the world and all of the beauty that encompasses it. The mise-en-scene, cinematography, and sound work together in order to show the transformation of Walter Mitty and portray the meaning that the director wanted the audience to understand. The…show more content…
Costumes are part of the mise-en-scene and can be used to reveal character and shape the audience's feelings about each character. In The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, the costumes that are used show the transformation that Walter makes from the beginning to the end of the movie. At the beginning of the movie Walter is clean shaven wearing a dress shirt and tie. However at the end of the movie, he has a beard and is wearing jeans and a sweater. This contrast is showing how, at the beginning of the movie,
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