Freaks Movie

In: Film and Music

Submitted By alebavi
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Alejandra Barrera Villa
102 A
Cine y Televisión
Freaks
Tod Browning
EUA
1932

Tod Browning, director de la cinta FREAKS, quiso obtener con ésta el mismo éxito que obtuvo con Drácula. Sorprendentemente, Browning obtuvo un gran éxito con esta cinta que causó una gran sensación en ese tiempo. Esta cinta tuvo varias críticas, que se opusieron ante una filmación tan desagradable. Aunque FREAKS fuese una cinta que causó sensación en su tiempo, fue considerada no apta para todos los ojos del público, y es por eso que fue retirada de las pantallas. Esta cinta fue vista tan horripilante debido a la interpretación de sus personajes, cada uno contando con una deformidad real. Se utilizó poco maquillaje a lo largo de la cinta y esto hace de ella algo muy interesante, ya que no se utilizan efectos especiales para crear esta realidad. A lo largo de la trama podemos ver las distintas deformidades de cada personaje. En ese tiempo tales deformidades no eran bien conocidas y como su nombre lo dice eran considerados fenómenos. El guión, escrita por Willis Goldbeck, Leon Gordon y Al Boasberg, basado en la cinta Espuelas, es una crítica a la discriminación que existía hacía la gente que contaba con diferentes características físicas como por ejemplo la mujer barbuda. Durante toda la trama estos escritores le dan un giro al guión de una Comedia y es como tratan de tapar lo espeluznante de la cinta. El montaje y la escenografía estuvo bien lograda, realizando cada camerino de acuerdo al personaje, creando diferentes tamaños de camerinos y muebles para adaptar a los enanos. Freaks, consta de un amplio reparto en donde cada personaje tiene una deformidad que con el tiempo les fue dando problemas con la sociedad. En la cinta, ellos tratan de ser vistos no como una burla sino como seres humanos y que son iguales a ellos, con los mismos sentimientos y debilidades.…...

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