Analysis Of Alfonso Cuaron 's ' Where Theo '

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No longer are there bustling sidewalks filled with people on their way to work, ready for a day out. The buzz of talking amongst themselves has died down and the screams of children playing has disappeared. Smoke weaves its way through streets, making sight and smell become a thing of the past. The sky is blackened in a coat of pollution, while the buildings struggle not to collapse and blood is drawn in hopes of power and leadership. Bodies of those who could not run fast enough liter the streets while the survivors are left with ringing in their ears. In this world, there are wishes for what was and horror for what is. Notably, Alfonso Cuaron displays exactly this in his film, where Theo, the protagonist, works towards getting a pregnant woman, Kee, to the human project in a chaotic world that is struggling not to go extinct. All the while trying to find a cure for infertility, and fighting a revolution. Regardless, this dystopia is a society characterized by human misery, squalor, oppression, disease or overcrowding. Accordingly, Alfonso Cuaron’s Children of Men explores a dystopic world, since its society is set in an apocalypse, the people suffer from physical abuse at the hands of officials, and there is a figurehead that is worshipped by the society. To begin, Children of Men has a society that is placed in an apocalyptic world, which sets the dystopic setting of the entire film. When considering an apocalypse, viewers must know that it is an event involving

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