Blood Diamond Opening Scene Analysis

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In the Closing scene/Epilogue Zwick uses Camera Shots/Dialogue/Sounds to show the main themes of the film. Before dying from a gunshot wound, Danny Archer , introduced as a smuggler of the diamonds whom assists Solomon Vandy in escaping and getting his child back, gives the blood stained diamond to Solomon and he calls Maddy Bowen, a journalist Danny meets who is investigating the Blood Diamond Trade, asks her to help Solomon write a good article about the Blood Diamond conflict.Maddy and Solomon work together to expose the Van de Kaap company that 's associated with the blood diamond business. Solomon then sells the diamond to Mr. Simmons in exchange for money and his family 's release from a refugee camp. Maddy takes pictures of the deal between …show more content…
Solomon 's personal satisfaction is not only that he is reunited with his entire family, but, showings the effects of consumerism on the "poor" man 's life, that he also gets 2 million pounds from a diamond company which ensure he may "start again". At the very end, Solomon gets to tell his story to the United Nations, whom give him standing ovation which we see through a cross cut of tracking shots and full shots of Maddy, tribal music begins to play, its loud and co-insides with the clapping of everyone around him, it is comprised of different african voices and almost sounds like an young children 's african choir, which provides another contrast between the harsh and violent realities, and shows the involvement of children in the violent consumerism of the African Conflict Diamond trade. At this moment we see in a close up shot of Solomon and the overwhelming pride of knowing what he has achieved awash his face. He stands tall with his shoulders held back, carrying the pride of an African Nation within his actions, proud that he has exposed the trade to re

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