Pleasantville (film) Essay | Student Essay

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Pleasantville

Summary: Explores the film Pleasantville, directed by Gary Ross. Discusses the film's major themes, including racism, fascism and ignorance. Reviews the film's plot.
The movie Pleasantville faces some very realistic life issues, such as racism, fascism and ignorance.

It is a bit like `The Wizard of Oz', but with the main characters going from a coloured world to a black and white one, instead of the other way around.

The two main characters are David (played by Toby Maguire); whose name in Pleasantville is `Bud' and Jennifer (played by Reese Witherspoon) whose name is `Mary Sue'. Jennifer is one of the `cool people' at school and David is a nerd and has not got many friends.

Both of them are transported magically into a fifties TV series about a utopian world called Pleasantville. Pleasantville is a very innocent world with no one knowing any different than their daily rituals and with no one knowing of anywhere else other than Pleasantville.

One by one objects and people start changing from black and white...

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