Essay On The Crucible Movie

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The Crucible, a play written by Arthur Miller. The Crucible takes place in the 1600’s in Salem, Massachusetts. The genre would be either Historical Drama or Thriller. The Stars include actors such as Winona Ryder playing Abigail Williams, and Daniel Day-Lewis as John Proctor. The main idea for this essay is to review the movie “The Crucible”. The main plot for this movie is John Proctor (Daniel Day-Lewis) decides to break off his affair with his young lover, Abigail Williams, she leads other local girls into the woods to perform a dance that Tituba taught them from her homelands of Barbados, to wish death upon John’s wife, Elizabeth. When the ritual is discovered by Reverend Paris, the girls are brought to trial. Accusations begin to fly, and a literal witch hunt gets underway. Before long, Elizabeth is …show more content…

The costume designers even made the actors faces and skin aged and worn looking, like they’ve been working for years. Costume Designing for this movie would be a difficult task, due to the attention to detail. I like this particular aspect of film-making because I think it would be fun to design costumes for the old style look and feel of this movie, the makeup I’m sure took hours to get correct Another difficult film-making task would be set designing. Set design would be difficult for many reasons such as the many buildings and thought put into the set. The animals and weather would be even more difficult tasks dealt with by set designers, because they can’t control an animal’s mind or what the weather does, getting both to tie into each other must have been an awful experience. In the few scenes where oxen are seen pulling a huge wagon I can only imagine how hard it must’ve been to find oxen broke to pull a cart so large, and secondly, find or build a wagon large enough to fit all those people

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