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Lord of the Flies, A Film Review

Summary: Summarizes the plot of the film version of William Golding's Lord of the Flies, directed by Peter Brook in 1963. Young boys are stranded on an island during WWII. Starting out civilized, how will the turn out and will the survive?
In the movie Lord of the Flies, boys of different groups were stranded on a deserted island. This story, written by William Golding in 1954 and directed by Peter Brook in 1963, took place around the time of WWII. The civilized boys turned to uncivilized beasts while trying to survive. Using symbols such as the beast, the conch, and Piggy, one could assume that the author was giving his opinion on WWII.

When the boys start to believe in the beast, they divide up and one of the groups set out to hunt it. They think that the beast is some sort of animal-like creature and that it can be killed using their sharpened sticks. The boys search through the forest finding nothing but the pig. After the death of Simon, Ralph starts to realize that the boys are changing dramatically and that the beast...

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