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Review Of A Movie "Amelie"

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This movie is about a young girl living in Paris, France. At first glance she seems to be an ordinary girl whose job is to serve in local coffee shop, who lives alone in a nice neighborhood and sometimes visits her old father outside the city. Her life changes when she finds an old box containing small treasures of a boy that lived half a century ago. Anonymously she returns it to the owner and watches from a distance how his life changes in some kind of magical way.This is where she starts to change everyone's lives depending on what they deserve. Bad people have to learn they lesson and good ones get what they have earned. She always hides behind a veil of a mystery and ...view middle of the document...

She sees everything as it was for the first time.When she does something, she always imagines how people would love and honor her for her actions, though those dreams are just her imagination and she enjoys staying invisible. She sees herself as some kind of a hero, Zorro that rescues the ones in need when they least expect it. She constructs puzzles and tries to bring excitement not only to the lives of others, but in her own life too.The good figments in the movie were that it didn't look discolored and too ordinary. Jeunet has such an imaginative approach to the movie that he creates fantastic atmosphere of magic. There were actually many things that made the movie more exceptional than others. For example the animal garnitures just started moving and photos talking, or some feelings were accompanied by a light that made those feelings more impressive and affective. Also the daydreams that Amelie was having were made in a black-and-white movie style, which brings more variation to the movie.In whole it is a fable, because at first sight it doesn't seem realistic at all. But even being a fairytale, everything that happens in the movie could be truthful if you would just bother to make it true. That is what I guess the movie is trying to say to the audience: ` Don't waist your time and do everything in order to make your life really worth of living. Life is too precious to drown yourself in they the grayness of the ordinary day.' We have to see more often those kinds of movies, because they leave you with tremendous feeling of a positive energy and make you want to see it again and again.

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