Movie Analysis : Dallas Buyers Club Directed By Jean Marc Vallee And The Imitation Game By Morten Tyldum
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In film, drama is the most diverse of genres with many subcategories such as crime drama, comedy drama, romantic drama, historical drama etc. Dallas Buyers Club directed by Jean-Marc Vallee and The Imitation Game by Morten Tyldum both take on the role of producing historical and biographical dramas. These can be categorized as both films are set in the past to tell a story and through the perspective a certain important person and time in history. The purpose of a drama film is to touch on realism of a central protagonist and the people that he/she interacts with, to touch on social issues mostly and go in depth indirectly through a character’s encounter with the issue(s). The genre most commonly is known for relying on emotional techniques that cause sympathy for characters to drive the film to be put into the typical convention of drama. Also, the films focus on building up characters that the audience can relate and engage with, and social interaction between the characters.
When a person thinks of the genre of drama, the first thing that may be recognized and associated is that the film type strongly relies on emotional techniques. Especially examples that the audience can relate and engage with. Ron from Dallas Buyers Club 's emotionless first introduction to the audience makes his small acts of humanity resonate stronger with the viewers. Similarly this occurs with Alan from The Imitation Game 's character;