Animal Farm Essay

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Before watching the movie, I was expecting ninety minutes of boredom, a movie that didn't follow the storyline of the novel. But based on the spectacular anecdote written by George Orwell, thanks to the director John Stephenson and Producer Greg Smith, the satire Animal Farm becomes a movie . Like the book, the movie is a drama/ action film. It focuses on a farm, - Manor Farm- which is run by an alcoholic farmer known as the character Jones. Jones mistreats, abuses and starves the animals, forcing them to work day after day, striving to make the farm a success. This is because he is in debt and fears the possibility of losing the farm. Unfortunately, his hard work didn't pay off, and Jones was faced with more disappointment. The…show more content…
Napoleon (the voice of Patrick Stewart) and Snowball (the voice of Kelsey Grammar) compete for the leadership. Napoleon being the manipulative character is, turns the animals against Snowball, and wins the battle and takes on the role that Jones had once had. Taking control and creating the same atmosphere of torture Jones had, Napoleon treats the animals with even less respect, and manipulates them into believing he is their hero, a saint like-figure. He had even engaged in trade, communicating with the humans, and although the animals were still lacking the freedom they craved, the farm prospers. Napoleon and the rest of the pigs benefit from the other animals hardship. The pigs appointed themselves the positions of upmost authority -living in the farm house, sleeping in the beds the humans had once slept in, drinking alcohol as Jones had, and slaughtering the animals as they vowed they wouldn't, after some of them had recognized how the actions of Napoleon contradicted all of Old Majors expectations for the future. Squealer and Napoleon were even responsible for the changing of the seven commandments to their advantage. They rewrite most of them so that they are beneficial to the pigs, deceiving the more gullible animals into believing they weren't breaking any of the rules that had seemed the be set in stone. "No animal shall sleep in a bed" had become " No animal shall sleep in a bed with

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