Film Analysis: Groundhog Day

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The movie, “Groundhog Day” is a successful 1993 American film that captures the interests, mind and heart of its viewers because of its astonishing, innovative, and unique storyline, and in which this requires clear mind when watching in order for it to decode and unfold its purpose and in order for it to discover how great it is. This was directed by Harold Ramis and written by Ramis himself and Danny Rubin, based on a story by Rubin .It was starring by Bill Murray, Andie Macdowell and Chris Elliott.

The film garner intense appreciation among critics and film historians over time and was added to the United States National Film Registry as being deemed ”culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant”. This fantasy-comedy film revolves
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That’s why this movie requires a clear mind that can do an in-depth analysis on what the purpose of the movie was, and that’s why professional people created an interpretations of groundhog day, some people says “Punxsutawney is Purgatory” because according to Catholic Church Doctrine in the space between heaven and hell is purgatory which wherein the person who had been died has undergo purification in this purgatory to achieve holiness like what Phil Connors did with his redemption; some says “Groundhog Day as Economic Theory” based on economist D. W. MacKenzie published an article on “The Economics of Groundhog Day,” noting that the movie “illustrates the importance of the Mises-Hayek paradigm as an alternative to equilibrium economics by illustrating the unreal nature of equilibrium theorizing.” ; and some says “It’s a Self-Help Bible” based on Paul Hannam, the key to self-fulfillment can be found in Groundhog Day’s 101 minutes. His book, The Magic of Groundhog Day, forms the basis of his transformative program of self-improvement, which promises to help its users “learn how to unlock the magic of the movie to transform your life at home and at work” and to “break free from repetitive thoughts and behaviors that keep you stuck in a rut”. In the end, even though viewers had different interpretations the movie will still leaves an unforgettable moral that will motivate you and helped to build your

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