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Additionally, this society never valued the right of others. For instance, despite being bathed in golden lights and amber moods, children were being kicked around like football. Furthermore, the City of God is often expected to flourish in light throughout or all the time. However, it was full of darkness at some points. The darkness in this film is characterized not only y the frequent blackouts it experiences, but also by the action of its people.
Nonetheless, the film is produced in a captivating style that is appealing to the audience. The storyline is perfect and well formulated. The film portrays the social issues that happened in a society. The society in question is Brazilian society that needed quick interventions. Furthermore, despite the film’s setting being based in a Brazilian society, its message of rotten vices in was far reaching with some of the crimes being global concerns. The problems and damages caused by gang groups have continued to affect many parts of the global society including cities in the United States. It is also worth noting that the film depicted immense creativity particularly in reflecting real life violence in a society. Additionally, the creativity is in the use of slang language that makes the film truly local and appealing to its targeted audience. In addition, the music that changes depending on the scenes significantly adds value to the success of this film. The director and producer of the film also ensured that the cinematography and writing were also perfectly related. The written script of the film portrayed the vices in the society and the same I well brought in play by the cinema presented by the film.
Notably, the first expression in the film is the lack of peace and order in the society. This theme strikes everywhere and it is what leads to criminal activities such as murder, theft and rape. One of
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The film bases its argument on the population of one of the slums in Rio de Janeiro. The film is a sweeping tale of how criminal acts pessimistically affect the poor population of Rio de Janeiro. The film is unflinching in its depiction of the bitter contention amid gangs of gun toting children and drug moguls who view intimidation and murder as the only way to settle scores.
It shows the true image of how people are suffering with the issues with their voices suppressed and souls tortured by their own supreme authorities. City of God is a masterpiece in world cinema which was directed by Fernando Meirelles. This movie was released in 2002 in Brazil and in 2003, it was finally premiered worldwide.
Katia Lund acted as assistance to Fernando in the creation of this film, which they released in 2002, but it had a worldwide release in 2003 (Eagleton, 2010, pp. 129). The film is based on real events that have taken place other than on fictions grounds therefore making it interesting and educative to watch.
Poverty has been the backdrop of all the incidents in the film as the viewer is shown the shabby houses, mud roads that crisscross human habitats, slum dwellers in torn and dirty clothing, and the way people live like animals amidst dirt and violence. As the narrative of the film unfolded, the viewer is made to know that in the kind of an urban slum depicted in the movie, even children lose their innocence and can point guns at other human beings and even shoot them point blank.
The movie mainly concentrates on the life in the city presenting organized crime in the suburbs of the city, Rio de Janeiro. Consequently, it is easy to say that the main theme of the movie is crime in a city as it presents the violence existing between drug dealers.
The story is set between late 1960s and early 1980s. The film captures the reality of the world of crime and drugs. In this essay, the film will be analyzed in terms of the importance of education, the lack of social and economic mobility, and urban crime and youth gang.
This being an important work of middle ages, was the only philosophy known throughout Europe around the said time.
Augustine initiated the book as per his friend Marcellinus' request, as the 'fulfilment of my promise (p.5)1, taking the responsibility of defending 'City of God' against people who worshipped pagan Gods.
An interference in the social system in any community can lead to social challenges and changes. In the film, Rio experiences changes in its social system and, as a result, leading diversion from its original traditional structure. Amongst the drug gangs in the city to develop deviant behaviors in what can be described as an anarchic society.