The Green Mile (film) Essay | Responsibility of Authority in the Film the Green Mile

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Responsibility of Authority in the Film the Green Mile

Summary: In the film "The Green Mile" directed by Frank Darabont, an important idea raised is the responsibility of authority. The film is set in a prison on death row during the Great Depression and deals with Capital Punishment. In thus film, some characters use their authority wisely, in a respectful and responsible way, while others abuse it.
In the film "The Green Mile" directed by Frank Darabont, an important idea raised is the responsibility of authority. The film is set in a prison on death row during the Great Depression and deals with Capital Punishment. In thus film, some characters use their authority wisely, in a respectful and responsible way, while others abuse it.

Paul Edgecomb the head prison guard, is a kind man, who treats his death row in-mates with all the respect and dignity he can. He chooses to use his authority in a responsible way. When John Coffey first arrives on E block the guards are astonished at how big and strong he is, shown by the camera panning up and finishing on Coffey with a low angle shot. The guards soon realize despite his size he is like a little child. When he asks...

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