Groundhog day[1]

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Groundhog day[1]

  1. 1. CARA CONGELLI http://www.wqed.org/birdblog/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/mammals_punxsutawney_phil.jpg http://www.huliq.com/files/imagecache/article_main/Groundhog%20Day.jpg http://application.denofgeek.com/images/m/murray/002_Groundhog_Day.jpg
  2. 2. Basic information <ul><li>Director: Harold Ramis </li></ul><ul><li>Producers: Trevor Albert and Harold Ramis </li></ul><ul><li>Cinemotographer: John Bailey </li></ul><ul><li>Writers: Danny Rubin and Harold Ramis </li></ul><ul><li>Stars: Bill Murray and Andie MacDowell </li></ul><ul><li>Budget: $14.6 million </li></ul><ul><li>Gross (USA): $70,906,973 </li></ul><ul><li>Genre: American Comedy </li></ul>
  3. 3. Summary <ul><li>Phil Connors (Murray), bitter and self-centered weatherman, and his crew are sent to do an assignment that Phil particularly loathes: the annual Groundhogs Day festivities in Punxutawny, Pennsylvania. Eager to leave the town as soon as possible, he is suddenly confronted with a freak snowstorm which forces him to stay the night in Punxutawny. The next morning, Phil is shocked to realize that he is reliving the same day over again. To his horror, this day continues to repeat itself, and Connors is trapped in Punxsutawney in a seemingly endless time loop. After many repeated days, Phil reaches a stage acceptance and learns care for others. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Theme <ul><li>The more we dread something, the more we have to go through it. </li></ul><ul><li>Similar Ideas </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reincarnation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Meaning of Groundhogs Day </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stages of acceptance </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Fear/ Denial <ul><li>00:25:09- 00:26:44 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Notice: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Music </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Quick scenes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Symbols: Clock, Puddle </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Camera Angles </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Selfish Pleasure <ul><li>00:32:09- 00:34:18 </li></ul><ul><li>Notice: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Colors of the vehicles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Scene transitions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Symbolism: Groundhog, mailbox, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Time of day </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Anger/Depression <ul><li>00:59:40- 01:00:00 </li></ul><ul><li>Notice: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Music </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Camera angles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Clock’s purpose </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Symbolism: Flowers </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Psychoanalytical Lens: ID to ego <ul><li>Also Notice: </li></ul><ul><li>What Phil is wearing </li></ul><ul><li>Symbols: Clocks </li></ul><ul><li>Camera angles </li></ul><ul><li>Music </li></ul>

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