Osiris Movie Analysis

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Q1. List several similarities and differences between the movie and the original story. The story and the movie are vastly different and very little was kept from the story. The main similarity between the movie and the story is the fact that the main antagonist is Set. In the Movie and the original Osiris is killed off at the start but in the original, he is brought back. In the movie after Osiris is killed by Set he remains dead. Set then takes both of Horus’ eyes. From here Set eventually seeks to gain power and control over basically everything and eventually deciding to destroy the world by releasing a demon. One major difference in the movie is that inclusion of humans. In the original myth there is little mention of humans having any …show more content…
People could better relate to the gods if they look more like humans and even act more like humans. When people watch movies, they tend to enjoy the movie better if they can relate with some of the characters. Relating with characters helps to immerse the audience in the movie and become more interesting in what is actually happening. People need to be able to put themselves into the shoes of someone in the movie. These changes make the movie more relatable to a modern audience who most likely do not have the same understanding of the gods that the ancient Egyptians had. Things like romance scenes become much more relatable to a modern audience when the gods are made to appear as humans. These changes are more about turning the ancient myth into an actual story as opposed to an actual religious myth. The main goal of this movie is to entertain people, so it makes sense that it is not completely accurate. Most people who watched this movie likely wanted to see an exciting action movie and not to learn about actual. Egyptian …show more content…
The movie is made with the purpose of providing pleasure or enjoyment to watchers of the film. The movie has a straight forward story with understandable ideas. There are no complicated post-modern ideas in the movie and there is a pretty simple and understandable story line. The movie is made for entertainment. There is no hidden purpose or intricate ideas included in the movie. The Movie simply gives viewers a sense of pleasure and solace in the events and outcomes of the movie. The movie is simply made to entertain viewers of the film and does not have any deeper

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