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The Green Mile

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The Green Mile

  1. 1. -The setting, the main actors-the film in aNutshell- the main characters- theissues
  2. 2. ActorsTom Hanks: Paul EdgecombbeMichael Clarke Duncan: John CoffeyMichaelJeter: Eduard DelacroixDougHutchison: Percy WetmoreSamRockwell: "Wild Bill" WhartonA film inspired by Stephen Kings romance
  3. 3. Summary The Green Mile in Cold Mountain Penintentiary in Georgia is the corridor between the cells that is covered in green linoleum.. It is the last corridor that leads convicts to their death A black man is accused of being a murderer, but he is innocent and he has a special gift...
  4. 4. Paul I need to go out... An extraordinary prison guard. He treats convicts with humanity and dignity, because they are people who deserve respect even if they have committed crimes and they should die by the electric chair. He tries to avoid conflicts and keep peace whenever possible.
  5. 5. Persy He is a bad guard, he is the opposite of Paul. He botches an execution. He torments the prisoners and treats them like animals. He keeps his job because he is related to the governament.
  6. 6. John Coffey Heaven... Im in heaven... A black man accused of murder awaiting his death sentence on the death row. He represents a «landmark» in Paul’s life; the two of them become inseparable people.
  7. 7. Eduard Dellacroix Hei Mr. Jingles...He is shy, he is essentially a coward,he considers a mouse a great friend.He dies a horrible death caused by Persy.
  8. 8. Billy the kidThis is not his real name, he prefers being called "Billy theKid", a name which he has tattooed on his forearm. When he first arrives, he managesto convince the guards that he is in a drugged stupor, only to attack them.
  9. 9. Issues -The unjustice of the system-The relationship between the guards and the convicts -Humanity in prison -The relationship between husband and wife
  10. 10. Issues -The unjustice of the system-The relationship between the guards and the convicts -Humanity in prison -The relationship between husband and wife

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