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Groundhog day

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  • 1. ByAmanda Hess &Clarissa Bumpas
  • 2.  Bill Clinton becomes President of the United States after defeating George H.W. Bush for re-election. Source: www.history.com
  • 3. Real LIFE In the Film President Bush, Sr. lost the  Bill Murray’s character Phil is election because of the a weatherman who is stuck in economy. The economy a rut in his life. He hates his was in a recession, and job and feels depressed because he cannot change his deficit spending was out of life for the better. Like many control. Americans in the early 1990s. Source: http://filminsight.net/2009/10/14/Source: groundhog-day-how-will-you-choose- http://www.whitehouse.gov/about/p to-live/ residents/georgehwbush
  • 4.  In 1993, the Northeastern United States was hit with one of the worst blizzards in history: 21” of snow plus drifts! This link is a video from the weather channel in 1993:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=44cHhoU0mwcSource: www.youtube.com and www.weather.com
  • 5. Poor Phil waswrong in the filmwhen forecastingthat the blizzardthat was NOTgoing to hitPunxsutawney.The town and therest of theNortheast feltMother Nature’swrath.
  • 6. Bill Murray was ahighly bankable actorat the time of themovie’s filming andrelease. Prior to“Groundhog Day”,Murray had enormousbox office successwith “Caddyshack” ,“Stripes”,“Ghostbusters I” and“II”, and “What AboutBob?”Source:www.imdb.com
  • 7.  Produced, Directed and Co-wrote “Groundhog Day” Wrote 4 of the AFI Top 100 Funniest Movies of All Time: “Ghostbusters” #28, “Groundhog Day” #34, “Animal House” #36, and “Caddyshack” #71. Specialized in Comedy
  • 8.  Screenwriter His screen credits include "Hear No Evil," "S.F.W.," and "Groundhog Day” Specialized in being very spiritual and Enlightment The British Academy Award for Best Screenplay and the Critics Circle Award for Screenwriter of the Year
  • 9.  Cinematographer Worked on such films as “Two-Lane Blacktop”, “The Late Show”, “3 Women”, “Winter Kills”, and “Days of Heaven”. Specialized in Artistic expression