Themes In Teen Films

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Teen Films
A theme has the power to outline an entire film. Themes within films tend to evolve over the years as society progresses and alters, even if the films are within the same genre, the themes can still vary. Some of which include living life to the fullest, the meaning of friendship, as well as coming of age. These themes are all significant within the films “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” (John Hughes), “The Breakfast Club” (John Hughes), “Napoleon Dynamite” (Jared Hess), “Me and Early and the Dying Girl” (Alfonso Gomez-Rejon), “Boyhood”(Richard Linklater) and “Girlhood” (Céline Sciamma).

Teens are often portrayed to live life to the fullest by rebelling against authority, but this is not always the case, they may choose to pursue their
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They all share one thing in common, which is that they all break rules. Their lack of interest in education shows they would rather spend their time doing something otherwise than spend their time being locked up in a classroom, being lectured on subjects that will not help their…show more content…
Teenagers tend to have a tough time trying to identify their real friends, figuring out who is there for them at times when most needed. In “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off”, Ferris knows Cameron is unwell, so he encourages Cameron to takes his sick day to another level. Ferris helps Cameron recognize that it is okay to have a little fun and do something out of the ordinary. The two take Cameron’s dad’s luxury car out for a drive and venture out into the city. Ferris helps Cameron overcome the fact that because Cameron’s dad is a careless parent, Cameron should be able to still have a life worth
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