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  • Erin Brockovich

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    Erin Brockovich Erin Brockovich, directed by Steven Soderbergh and written by Susannah Grant, is based on the true story surrounding the film's protagonist. Erin Brockovich (Julia Roberts) personifies a young and energetic, unemployed single mother who has neither money nor education to back up her unshakable principles and her determination to support her family. It is a film in which there is a very strong feeling of two scenarios; these being the notorious 'American Dream' so often utilised

  • Erin Brockovich

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    movie describes the story of Erin Brockovich who is a struggling single mother who becomes connected to Ed Masry’s law firm because of an unfortunate car accident, and begins working at the law firm out of desperation for an income. As she spends time filing papers as a clerk, she becomes interested in the human nature of the medical cases and persuades Ed Masry to allow her to investigate further. Empathy; the movie is plenty of scenes and situations where Erin Brockovich shows her ability to put herself

  • The Accomplishments of Erin Brockovich

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    Erin Brockovich is an environmental activist and writer who became well known after she won a 330 million-dollar lawsuit against Pacific Gas and Electric in 1996. In 2000 the film Erin Brockovich came out and made her even more recognized. Erin has made many accomplishments in her life. I think the three key accomplishments in her life are overcoming being a single mother of three, winning the lawsuit against Pacific Gas and Electric Company, and becoming and environmental activist. The first key

  • An Analysis of the Opening of Erin Brockovich

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    An Analysis of the Opening of Erin Brockovich Erin Brockovich is a film based on the true story of a poor single mother who becomes a lawyer. The film is basically a comedy drama, although not laugh out loud funny, just ironically funny. Steven Soderbergh directs it, and it is his 12th film after his hugely successful film 'Traffic'. The first scene is in some sort of doctor's office; she is applying for a job. The first thing I noticed when watching this is the position of the camera

  • Analysis Of The Movie Erin Brockovich

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    Summary Of The Movie The movie Erin Brockovich, directed by Steven Soderbergh, is based on a true story, and is an award winning film, starring Julia Roberts (Erin Brockovich), Albert Finney (Ed Masry) and Aaron Eckhart (George). Erin Brockovich is an unemployed single mother of three, who has been looking for a job but does not get accepted, as she is not professional, in terms of image and communication, and does not have the necessary skills. Driving home to fetch her kids from the nanny, she

  • Ethical Issues in film Erin Brockovich

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    Ethical Issues in film Erin Brockovich There are many ethical issues in the movie Erin Brockovich. This movie is about a mother of three who uncovers a water poisoning case by Pacific Gas & Electric Company (PG&E) in southern California. Once it was proved that the company had knowingly dumped hexavalent chromium into the ground water, the utility company was found liable for a $330 million dollar verdict. Erin has the responsibility to feed and educate her three children and she has a

  • Film Analysis Of Erin Brockovich, By Erin Brockovich

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    Introduction Erin Brockovich (Julia Roberts) was a three time divorcee struggling with three young kids. She was involved in a hit and run accident and was badly injured thus hired a lawyer, Ed Masry (Albert Finney) to assist her in this case. Unfortunately, Ed Masry loses the case and he offered Erin a job as a file clerk in his small legal firm. She came across a file regarding Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) and the people of Hinkley, which caught her attention and went on her investigation. After

  • Erin Brockavich

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    At the opening of the film we see Erin struggling: as a single mother, as a human being with potential, courage and individuality, and as a sexual being as well. Erin is a St. Joan of the white underclass, a Green Guerrilla, Mother Jones and Madonna all rolled into one. Unlike the image of second wave feminism which distanced itself from any robust sexuality it felt to be reductive at best or degrading at worst, Brockovich's iconic status is post-"third wave" feminist, that is, eroticized, as it

  • Analysis Of The Movie Moral Development

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    ERIN BROCKOVICH In the first scene of the movie Erin is giving a job interview where she has no relevant experience and qualification . Here Erin is motivated by the stage 1 and 3 of Kohlberg’s model of moral development as she is she wants the job to ‘Ethics of Care’ as she is concerned for her kids. At the beginning of the movie Erin is shown giving interview to the doctor where she tries to impress the doctor with her knowledge. At this time she is at stage 1 of moral development because she

  • A Glimpse of Erin Brockavich

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    Erin Brockovich was born in 22-06-1960 Her home state is Lawrence, Kansas the place where she was born in. Erin was the youngest children in her house. Her father Frank was an instructor and described as her hero as she grew the realized hat her father’s stories about water were real Frank dad used to say that water one day would became a commodity . This statement clicked her mind at all times.A a little girl she dreamed about being a doctor, but society , family , friends didn't believe