Women are portrayed in the form of the three different stages in this movie. The daughter, Tatiana, represent the woman as a child. Tatiana relies heavily on her father. She looks up to him for care and nurture. Her role as a character represent how everyone starts learning to love through the emotional relationship with the Farter. The girlfriend, Sophina represent the woman’s role as a supporting figure to the man. Although in the beginning of the movie when they are arguing, Sophonia and Oscar show the positive relationship between a man and a woman. however, in this particular movie, the roles are switched. Sophina...
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Fruitvale Station tells of the tragic life of Oscar Grant, a young man killed by a San Francisco Bay officer. The main character Oscar Grant is portrayed as the male protagonist in the movie. the masculine persona can be found in the manner that he conducts himself, his dress and the nature of his caring, father-figure personality. The supporting role, played by his mother Wanda Johnson helps to establish gender equality in the film through the strong supporting persona. The movie’s lack of major sex scenes and the only violent scene that shows the actual death of Oscar Grant shows that there is not a real gender bias in the movie between Oscar and his family members. This movie did register until the Bechdel Test through the conversations held by the two supporting women in the movie. Fruitvale Station is an excellent movie that portray positive gender roles.
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