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Stand By Me

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Introduction

How does Rob Reiner build excitement in the railway bridge scene? This film is called Stand By Me produced in 1986. It was about 4 friends who go looking for a missing dead body. The director of the film is Rob Reiner. He was born in The Bronx, New York and is currently aged 60. The main characters are Gordie Lachance, Chris Chambers, Teddy Duchamp and Vern Tessio. 4 young friends set out on an adventure. Gordie, Chris, Vern and Teddy travel to go look for the missing body of a local teenager, found by a gang of much older boys. Gordie Lachance feels compelled to travel with three friends to see a dead body that has been found near the railway tracks. It gives the viewers a real taste of innocence, and the first real taste of life. Teddy came from a rather sad family. His dad went to war, but he had an emotional problem because of the war. ...read more.

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Chris suffers from physical abuse, and Gordie suffers from mental abuse. Gordie's life was going perfectly until his brother Denny had to die. After this, Gordie finds that he needs Chris more than ever. Christ acts really tough and rough on the outside, but inside, he really needs Gordie too. They are the sort of friends who would always stick together, and help one another to get by. They all hold close friendship. The only way they can help each other is to be tough. Being soft doesn't make anything good happen. You gotta be tough and rough so that they can learn from each other. This is the way you have to be on these boys for them to learn something good. They learn that working together is team work and friendship will always be there, and will never end. The bridge scene is where Teddy felt confident (Walking off by himself). ...read more.

Conclusion

Then when they got to them, they all decided to jump off to the ground because they knew they wouldn't make it. The film is excellent. But there is strong language in this film which doesn't make it good. (Too much swearing). The drama, action is terrific! Also leading to quality. Because of the strong language used in this film, the movie had been given a 15 certificate to give an official warning to the people below 15. I have learnt that films which are made needs good acting. It doesn't matter what the movie is about, all it matters is where it starts, and where it ends. In this movie I have realised that the camera angles are medium shots. The camera directs us to where the action is happening everything. My favourite scene is where they run as fast as they could to get away from the train. But at the end, no matter what kind of arguments they get into, they always are friends! ...read more.

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