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    Analysis of Unforgiven Brenda J. Thompson ENG 225: Introduction to Film Nathaniel Millard October 5, 2009 Summary While the movie Unforgiven (1992) directed and starring Clint Eastwood, as William Munny, is in the genre of a western in the late 1800’s. It has a basic theme that we are still making movies about today, justice and what is acceptable and what is not acceptable in our search for it. It is a story of a journey that one man has to make in order for him to care for his children

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    Unforgiven is a 1992 Western film which was produced, directed, and starred by Clint Eastwood. The adventure of William Munny, a vicious murderer in the past who has killed innocent women and children, started when The Schofield Kid approached Munny in his farm and asked him if he wanted to help in killing two of the cowboys who slashed one of the prostitutes just because the woman giggled at one of the cowboy’s tiny pecker. However, Little Bill Daggett, the sheriff, just fined the two cowboys with

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    Unforgiven is an incredible movie directed and produced by Clint Eastwood. Clint Eastwood also plays the lead role as William Munny. Unforgiven revolves around a pig farmer who has long retired from his outlaw and killer ways; however, due to the daily struggles of the west, Munny needs money to support his children. Unforgiven is relevant to the class due to our studies of the settlement out west. The three literary devices best captured in Unforgiven are setting, plot, and characterization. The

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    The 1992 winner of the best movie of the year, Unforgiven, is viewed by many to clash with the society of 1992 involving certain aspects of feminism and racism just to name two. This movie won four academy awards including best picture, best supporting actor, best director, and best editing but it was actually nominated for nine which is pretty phenomenal considering the amount of money it cost to make the film. In this movie, morality is in question throughout the whole film, as well as the power

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    The 1992 film Unforgiven, directed by and starring Clint Eastwood, has a central theme that is one of good versus evil in which good overcomes evil by bringing justice to those who are evil. Munny has changed from the vicious murderer he was in the past and now wishes to bring justice to evil men who harmed the innocent prostitute Delilah and his friend Ned. The film is not quite the traditional Western film by any means as Eastwood’s character Will Munny has not always been a moral man. Nevertheless

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    Social-Psychological Principles of the Movie Unforgiven Florida Institute of Technology Most movies have different social-psychological principles, however most people are watching movies to be entertained, and not to psychologically analyze them. There are many different principles that would be applicable to the film we are discussing however, I have chosen to analyze three scenes discussing altruism, self-fulfilling prophecy, and counterfactual thinking. Please review the following scenes

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    crest the hill that faces them. These are two visions of the Western film that has long been a staple of this genre. There are those that see the Western differently and their interpretation is just as intense or thought provoking, even comical. Unforgiven directed and starring Clint Eastwood and Blazing Saddles directed by Mel Brooks are two such films that took the Western to another level and envisioned the wild west in a new light. Their versions still held onto the some of the true Western themes

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    Mintian Zhou Jacob Burg University Writing Seminar: The Western: Cowpunchers, Gunslingers, and Beyond Unforgiven: The Contradictory Treatment of Violence Violence has always been a crucial factor in many genres of cinemas and film productions. The Western genre and the film in the genre is a fascinating approach to analyze the treatment of violence. Violence in the Western genre has changed multiple times into completely different but interesting view points over the course of history. The traditional

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    in his movies. Comedy and action were the two genre types in all of his movies. “Unforgiven” came released in 1992 directed by Clint Eastwood and written by David Webb Peoples in 1984. Unforgiven

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    nominations. In the Golden Globe awards, Eastwood had three wins and twelve nominations. For all wins and nominations, they all fit into categories such as best picture or best director. In 1993, Clint Eastwood was awarded an Oscar for his 1993 movie Unforgiven. He received the award for best actor (starring role) and best picture. In Eastwood’s Oscar speech he mentions how grateful he is to have a career in

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