Drama And Dystopia In Animal Farm By George Orwell

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Drama and dystopia both convey an eerie feeling of the new, unknown within a society. There is chaos that is viewed as order that lies within 1984 (1984), Fahrenheit 451 (1966), The Day After (1983) and Apocalypse Now (1979). When the Levees Broke (2006) reaccounts the reality of poverty and governmental apocalypse that had been experienced first hand. The films tell a story that the imagination for most could not stand to perceive. Yet in still, the stories are tell about a reality that have the potential to be a driving force in a deferred society. 1984 is an adaptation from the 1984 book written by George Orwell. Orwell has written other works that state his personal views against injustices. He was a political activist and that show in his writings, more specifically Animal Farm. The director of the film Michael Radford, make a good decision in directing this film. He embodied the vision Orwell set out to create by following the book precisely and paying attention to the details. Radford used long shots to show conformity of the citizens viewing the videos or wars and master shots for the scene of torture of Winston and the affair between Julia and Winston. Moreover, in the mentioning of the quotes “war is peace, freedom is slavery, and ignorance is strength” in the opening of the film. It is a film worth seeing. It defines dystopian dramas well. It shows the extreme nature in which a society would become under a certain rule. The film contextualizes war and

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