DEFINITION OF DRAMA GENREA drama film is a film genre that depends mostly on in-depth development of realisticcharacters dealing with emotional themes. Dramatic themes such as alcoholism, drugaddiction, racial prejudice, religious intolerance, poverty, class divisions, violence againstwomen and corruption put the characters in conflict with themselves, others, society andeven natural phenomena. Drama is the most broad of movies genres and includessubgenres as romantic drama, sport films, period drama, courtroom drama and crime.
I can do bad all by myself Director: Tyler Perry Distributing date: Lionsgate Released date: 11th September 2009
Plot• Medea catches a 16 year old girl Jennifer and her two brothers robbing her home• She decides to take matters into her own hands and deliver the young kids to their only relative.• April is the aunt of these kids• She’s a heavy-drinking nightclub singer who lives off Raymond, her married boyfriend.• April wants nothing to do with the kids but her attitude changes when Sandino, a handsome Columbian immigrant looking for work move into April’s basement room• Sandino challenges April to open her heart. And April soon realizes she must make the biggest choice of her life: between her old ways with Raymond and the new possibilities of family, faith ... and even true love
Young attractive women Thug Vulnerable female Care FamilyDeath Conventions in genre Emotions Neglected Confused Love Poor/ medium class workers Children
Still photographs• It’s a full angle shoot so • The thug • One of the kids you can see everyone on the table. • Controls his • Upsets about none looking girlfriend and the after her and her brothers.• Characters look hungry children and neglected from a poor background.
• The children • Love and emotions• Main character looks after the kids• Works in a night club
Director: Steven SpielbergRelease date: December18th, 1995
Plot• The colour purple followers the like of Celie Johnson as she struggles through life in the early 1990s.• The film begins with Celie about 17 years old, giving birth to her 2nd child, sired by her father• Her father takes the second child away from her and tells her never to tell anyone about it.• a rich farmer comes by to marry Celies younger, prettier sister, Nettie. Her father refuses to let Nettie marry and gives the man Celie instead.• The movie culminates in Celie leaving Mister with the threat that everything he touches will fall apart until he does right by her. Mister finds compassion and goes to the INS to help Celies sister Nettie prove that she is a US citizen and return from Africa where she has been living with Celies two children who had been given to a missionary and his wife. Celie is reunited with Nettie and her two children in a heartfelt ending to an extraordinary film.
HappinessChildren Faith RapeEmotions Poor and rich working family Vulnerable females
They all play main characters in this movieThe mum who gets abuse the favourite daughter The least favouriteby the dad The dad who sells the least daughter that got favourite daughter raped
FOR COLOURED GIRLS Director: Tyler Perry Distributing Company: Lionsgate Release Date: 5 November 2010
PLOT For coloured girls is about 8 women who all have differentproblems such as rape , teenage pregnancy , Abuse from a loved oneand homosexuality but in a weird way they all 8 females seem to helpeach other at the end
LAW ABIDING CITIZEN Directed by F. Gary Gray Distributing Company: Overture Films Release date: October 16, 2009
PLOT Law Abiding Citizen is about a man called Clyde gets beaten upand who’s wife and daughter gets raped and killed by a man when itsbought to court the man gets away free so Clyde takes the law into hisown hands
SUGAR HILL Directed By Leon Ichaso. Distributing company: paramountpictures Release date February 25, 1994