Analysis Of Alice In Wonderland

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In Jan Svankmajer’s film Alice’s Adventure in Wonderland shows a surreal story of a girl whose put into her dreams. In the film, Alice attempts to find something to do. Her last hope is using her imagination. She was depressed with her life at the moment. Svankmajer was excellently brought Alice a very simple but creative mind in imagining a wonderland for herself as a way to escape to where she was. The wonderland first started with very simple and daily objects such as dishes, dolls, the house objects, jars. Etc. In her imagination, there is a lot of interesting, scary animal that came along. However, much of the film is her search for the white rabbit as she navigates her way through tunnels and doors and rivers. The technique of the film …show more content…
He used the material in an unfamiliar way. There was a scene that the blood of the stuffed animal was represented by the sawdust. There was also a scene that the rat was on Alice’s head and making fire-wood out of her hairs. All of these scenes brought to Alice a feeling of a strange surrealist style about the way the director using the materials in each scene. In addition, the connections of Alice in three versions are very interesting to explore. In contrast to portrait a scene of a “wonderland” the main character’s facial expressions were not created to show the happiness, the brightness from the wonderland. Not much of the facial expressions from the three version of Alice: real acting in person, the dolls, and the mask created a feeling under the story along. The acting from Alice and her gesture gave the audiences a depressing, stressful …show more content…
In one of the stories illustrates Alice’s journey through her imagination. In one of the first scenes, Alice is upset and is throwing ricks into a river. She is upset and frustrated. Her eyes focus on something in the distance and her eyes move into the second story. In the second narrative that is being shown, it draws attention to the stories artificiality. Alice shows events that provide patterns and structure for peoples beliefs as well as giving meaning to her experiences. In the second story there is a scene of a girls lips facing the camera and saying to the audience, “Alice through to herself now you will see a film made for children, perhaps..But I nearly forgot! You must close your eyes. Otherwise you wont see anything!” By doing this, the film makers break the fourth wall rule. This is the rule that seperates the film world from the audiences world. The lines that were used questioned the audience and made the audience think. Is this film directed towards adults or children? The techniques that were used helps swing back and forth between the two narratives. This impacts the narrative on how much the audience is able to engage in wonderland.
In the original text, Carroll also has two narratives for Wonderland. He addresses the reader within parenthesis and puts his own voice in italics. While Svankmajer’s actress plays a role of narrating. Svankmajer directly addresses the audience by continuing

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