Rain Man Journal

1371 WordsJun 3, 20056 Pages
Part One (Plot Summary) "Rain Man" directed by Barry Levinson was released in 1988.The story of this movie takes place in the United States (Cincinnati, Ohio) in 1988. Similar to John Steinbeck's Of Mice And Men, the story of this movie is about friendship between two unequal men(one mentally challenged and the other, normal) that are on a journey and their friendship, but opposite to the story of the novel, the film has a happy ending. One day, Charley, who is a successful business man, receives word that his father, a man with whom he had not spoken in years, had died back in Cincinnati, Ohio. He returns to his childhood home to take care of his father's property, only to find out that virtually all of his dad's…show more content…
After his journey with Charley, he learns to joke, and for the first time in his life, he allows physical contact with another human being. His final two scenes with Charlie are touching. When faced with the prospect of leaving his younger brother, we can see his inner struggle. Yet he can't express his feelings. Part Three (Technical Devices) In this move, camera work plays a very important role. Since there are lots of emotional events in this story, camera work has to be able to transfer these emotions to the viewers. In fact this movie contains a rich camera work. The distance of camera, the angle and the way that camera moves toward the characters are significantly well done, because we can see all the changes that occur on face of each character. These make the movie to be more impressive and interesting. The main music of this movie also plays an important role. Since it is calm and soft, it fits with the pictures of the movie perfectly. Specially, when two brothers dance together, hug and touch each other, music makes the movie to be completely effective. The main music of this movie is successful, because it contains both sadness and happiness, and since the theme of the movie carries both sadness and happiness, it makes the movie to be more interesting. Since the movie released in 1988, its main music has become very popular, and people know that as "Rain Man". Part Four (Literary Device) The title of this

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