Essay about Movie Analysis : ' Cutters '

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Breaking Away is about Dave, Mike, Cyril, and Moocher, best friends who have decided to stay home one additional year after they have graduated from Bloomington High. This group of guys, as well as other people who live and work in Bloomington, and do not attend Indiana University are referred to as “cutters”. In the movie, cutters have a negative. Dave, the main character in the movie, has taken the false identity of an Italian cyclist. Dave’s heroes in this movie are the Italian cyclists that are soon coming to Indianapolis for a race that Dave plans on competing in. The Indiana University students and the cutters butt heads because they frequently invade each other’s turf. When the Indiana University students are caught on the cutters turf, the quarry, the cutters decide to invade the college students turf by taking an adventure on Indiana University’s campus. While the cutters are on campus, Dave falls in love with a sorority girl named Katharine, and cutters get in a fight against the college guys. This is how the cutters got an opportunity to race in the Little 500, which could forever change their reputation. Some may call this movie an underdog story, but others think of it as a Cinderella story. This movie contains components of social isolation, lying, cheating, power and privilege, enchantment, and happily-ever-afters all themes that are prevalent in the classic fairy tale, Cinderella. The following analysis will highlight the shared themes between the fairy tale…

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