Fast Cheap And Out Of Control Analysis

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In his 1997 documentary film Fast, Cheap and Out of Control, Errol Morris directs the fascination of a man’s action that profoundly emanates his relationship with the world around him. The four men: Dave Hoover, a Wild Animal Tamer; Ray Mendez, the Hairless Mole-Rat Specialist; George Mendonca, a Topiary Gardener; and Rodney Brooks, a Robotic Scientist, each obsessed to create unconventional worlds of their aspirations. The film has a disrupted narrative format, interweaving interviews with the men and emerging a continual dialogue between the men in a way that accentuates what connects these men together, while their jobs would seem to be in such different realms to keep them apart, it doesn’t. Also the usage of black-and-white monochrome …show more content…
Hoover the ringleader resembling the world’s notorious dictators like Adolf Hitler and Fidel Castor by spawning fear to their subordinates. Hoover uses his gun, whip, and chair as his choice of weapon to distress the lions. By casting fear toward the lions, this satisfies Hoovers’ dictating ego. He enslaves the lions and humiliates them by forcing them to perform, all due to his narcissistic arrogance. Hoover’s presents oozed of sadistic practice for superior inclinations. When Hoover uses the chair to confuse the lions, he recounts that the lion only had ability to focus at one thing at a time; by doing so he dominates the weak-minded lion. The scars and missing canine teeth of the lions reveals his punishment, which shows that he is spineless. The lion tamer stated that if a lion injured him during a show, he had to continue with the show anyway. This message would imply that he is unconquerable and the lion cannot over-rule him. The animal trainer states, all the lion’s creature comforts exist inside the cage. From the lion’s perspective, “outside the cage is the cage, inside is their world.” This parallels to human when a dictator subject his subordinate to a confided space. Hoover has a controlling dominate nature; he also uses perplex words to control his …show more content…
He 's just been waiting for a new discovery in his sector to develop: frankly, he reveals his obsession with fame when he claims; "It” could have been a bird… etc. "It" in this case clearly refers to the creature that would come along and make him famous! Mendez displays a self-regarding role, due to the fact that he was not the original person who discovered the hairless mole rat; he resume to take full credit to this discovery and be recorded in history. Mendez received some sort of divine blessing when he learned of the hairless African bucktooth mammal, and threw himself eagerly into studying and photograph the creature that burrows underground and lives in stable, constant temperatures. Mendez obsession with fame elicited him to manipulate the situation of caring for “his” discovery. Mendez dribbled over the discovery and demands the condition to be all his, he then had to fabricate as though he cared for his subjects. Shipping the hairless underground rodent to the United State gave him the power to subjectively control the mole rat’s environment. Mendez cements the role in creating a legacy by introducing the naked mole rat as his own discovery rather than the quest to understand nature. While Mendez presents himself as an agreeable co-ed species; consequently, they do not signify as co-ed

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