Essay on Analysis Of The Movie ' Corpse Bride '

919 Words Nov 30th, 2016 4 Pages
The movie Corpse Bride is a very charming yet macabre movie of how a shy, stumbling young man accidently marries a deceased bride. This movie is done by stop motion, yet is still very elegantly. With the grim aesthetic of the Victorian era, the living world is shown to be dull, gray, and practically lifeless while the Land of the Dead is full of color, and lively characters. The detail of every character and object is rich with also a grand orchestra, soft piano and jazz numbers to company. The plot of Corpse Bride is probably something you have heard before but with a strange twist. It starts with the wedding rehearsal of two families, the Van Dorts and the Everglots. The Everglots, the supposed rich family in the town, has arranged to marry their daughter, Victoria, to the Van Dort’s son, Victor, to get the Everglots out of bankruptcy. The two children have never even met before the rehearsal and both are nervous they will not enjoy each other. After becoming acquainted to each other, they start the practice for the wedding, this does not go well because Victor can’t remember his vows. With the parents of both families being rather disappointed and angry, Victor runs off to the forest. While there he tries to practice his vows again trying to get them right. Soon, with a burst of confidence, Victor speaks his lines with gusto, ending with putting the ring on a thin branch. However, to his dismay and horror, the ‘branch’ was actually the hand of a corpse, Emily, who comes…

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