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Titanic: The Movie | My Review |
Sherry Jackson
ENG225: Introduction to Film
Instructor: Melody Debonnel
August 6, 2013

“Fifteen hundred people went into the sea, when Titanic sank from under us. There were twenty boats floating nearby… and only one came back. One. Six were saved from the water, including myself. Six… out of fifteen hundred. Afterwards the seven hundred people in the boats had nothing to do but wait… wait to die… wait for an absolution that would never come. (Titanic, 97) In the movie an older Rose stated this quote about the sinking of the Titanic. The movie Titanic is based upon a true story that happened in 1912. James Cameron is the writer and the director of the film. Since the Titanic is one of the best American stories in history, because this movie is full of love, romance and tragedy. There was a lot of working that went into making the movie Titanic, from creating the story (searching for the blue diamond, the romance between Jack and Rose and the sinking of the Titanic, choosing actors to play the characters, the cinematography to the genre that it is rated for the audience. Deep Sea Explorer Brock Lovett is searching the remains of the Titanic looking for the great hope diamond. He stumbles upon a picture of a young woman wearing the diamond on the day the Titanic sank. The young woman is Rose DeWitt Bakater. A much older Rose shares with the explorers what happened on April 12th, 1912 aboard the RMS Titanic. Rose recalls meeting Jack Dawson, the time that they shared, the hitting of the iceberg and what happened when the Titanic sank. Titanic was filmed in a non-linear order because Rose is remembering what happened on the Titanic. Filming the movie in this order will give the audience an understanding that Rose is telling a story of what happened to her. The conflicts that are associated with this…...

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