Analysis Of The Movie ' Django Unchained ' Essay

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Django Unchained
Introduction
Django Unchained is an award-winning American film produced in 2012, directed and written by Quentin Tarantino. The film stars Jamie Foxx as Django, Christoph Waltz as Dr. King Shultz, Leonardo DiCaprio as Calvin Candie, Kerry Washington (Broomhilda) and Samuel L.Jackson (Stephen). The film set and plot is based in the Deep South in the winter of 1858 which was two years before the commencement of the Civil War of the United States.
Additionally, the film follows Django, a marquee slave of black dissent and Dr. King Schultz who was a German bounty hunter who spoke fluent English and posed as a dentist travelling through the Deep South. Dr. Schultz buys Django and promises him to let him be at liberty if he offered help in gathering a bounty on three wanted fugitives. If Django agreed to help him, Schultz offered to teach him the art of bounty hunting, and they’d split the bounties among themselves. He also offers to help Django free his wife Broomhilda from her cruel master Calvin Candie, a plantation owner.
In the article Unchained (2013), the film applies the episodic format and visual template of classic and spaghetti Westerns to a revenge saga mostly based on the plains of the Deep South just before the Civil War. The film makes a point of addressing the barbaric nature of slavery. The anecdotal, odyssey-like structure of this long, talky saga could be considered indulgent, but Tarantino injects the weighty material with so…

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