Titanic Film Analysis

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The Titanic movie is a 1997 American epic romantic disaster film directed, written, co-produced, and co-edited by James Cameron. Cameron 's inspiration for the film came from his fascination with shipwrecks. Cameron felt a love story interspersed with the human loss would be essential to convey the emotional message of the disaster. Production began in 1995, when Cameron shot footage of the actual Titanic wreck. The modern scenes on the research vessel were shot on board the Akademik Mstislav Keldysh, which Cameron had used as a base when filming the wreck. Scale models, computer-generated imagery, and a reconstruction of the Titanic built at Playas de Rosarito in Baja California were used to re-create the sinking. The film was partially funded by Paramount Pictures and 20th Century Fox. It was the most expensive film made at that time, with an estimated budget of $200 million.
When its released on 19 December1997, audiences spend close to two billion dollars worldwide to see the film, shattering box office records and obliterating the studio’s expectations. It would go on to win eleven Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director. Its success leaves one to wonder how a film seemingly destined for failure could end up redefining what it means to be a blockbuster.
Apart from that, Titanic also achieved critical and commercial success. Nominated for fourteen Academy Awards, it tied All About Eve (1950) for the most Oscar nominations, and won eleven, including the

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