Analyzing The Film 'Patton'

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The film Patton, directed by Franklin J. Schaffner, is about a WW2 General who goes by that name and his various campaigns against the German’s. Though he does run into obstacles, one of which is his mouth. He starts by taking control of the 2nd Corps in Africa, after the Battle of Kasserine Pass. He then makes his way to Sicily and then to Europe. Patton is portrayed as a very capable General, similar to that of his real life counterpart. I was surprised to learn how closely the movie was with it’s characters, in personality, acting, and looks. The performance of George C. Scott fit the character fierceness and overall determined nature, and never faltering to show the softer moments while staying within the character. It’s no wonder he was

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