Coming Of Age Of Bliss Film Analysis

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Throughout the film Barrymore used many different camera angles but most common was the technique of panning from the ground following through to the main character’s face. I feel this angle, or shot, was used the most throughout the film and depicts the coming of age of Bliss. The concept of growing up and finding one’s self is portrayed by the camera angle growing from the ground up just as a young adult must do. The scene with Bliss’s boots shows how hard it is for her to be different and not her mother’s dreams. Something as simple as buying boots turns into a life changing moment for Bliss. Although the act of buying the boots was a trivial purchase, this scene opens the world to Bliss as roller derby allows her personal growth by the

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