Analysis Of The Movie ' Father Comes Home From The Wars ' And ' Royale '

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Father Comes Home from the Wars and the Royale are two productions that had a common theme which was freedom. Throughout both of the productions, they were numerous of racism moments that led the characters to find a ticket to freedom. Freedom was the main theme in the production because the main characters had a difficult time stepping out of their comfort zones due to the lack of confidence they had and both of the theaters had the proper lights and props to represent the characters. Father Comes Home from the Wars is a play written by Suzan- Lori Parks that was performed at the Royal Court Theatre. It is a about a man name Hero who was a slave during the American civil war. His goal was to achieve freedom which was not to be a slave. In the beginning of the production, he was given an opportunity to go with his master to war or stay behind and he decided to go on with his master. Many people in his town wanted him to stay behind, but the old man who Hero looked up to him as a father figure wanted him to go and so he did. By making the decision to go with the master, he experienced stepping out of his comfort zone, achieving the freedom that he wanted, and at the end he knew to himself that forever he will always be a slave. The lighting in the Royal Court Theatre was used to depict suspense. At the beginning when Hero was deciding to go to war or stay home, the lights became brighter and brighter. This resembled the time leading up to the decision he had to make in…

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