To Kill A Mockingbird Movie Essay

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‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ is a classic book written by Harper Lee in 1960. As it was a brilliant book it was quickly transformed into a movie 2 years later in 1962. Although there was reluctance in the making of the movie due to the fact it would be uninteresting without mainstream staples, the movie has become just as popular and well applauded as the book. It currently ranks in the top 100 best movies of all time on IMBD, a popular movie website, this movie deserves its title as a classic movie.
An intriguing factor of this movie that makes it so special is that there’s such distinct and real characters. As this movie is seen through the eyes of a child, specifically a young 6 year old girl and her perspective on good and evil. Atticus Finch (Gregory Peck) is a respected lawyer and wonderful father, the audience is persuaded with his noble ways making him a charming character that the audience instantly loves. It is obvious through this portrayal of Atticus that his children love him and he loves them as he tucks them in every night with such care. The audience admires Atticus as he
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It is one we can look back at and study, used in many schools for just that reason. ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ will forever be a classic and not only as a movie. The book is such a brilliant piece of work winning well deserved awards such as the Pulitzer Prize for fiction (1961). The movie has also won many awards thanks to the hard working cast and crew with awards such as Golden Globes, Academy Awards and Halls of Fame ranging from the release of the movie (1962) to just recently in the 21st century. This movie is one that has obviously not been forgotten and seems to never be. One may watch it over and over again but the motion and set out will capture the audience every time in a hauntingly beautiful way. The characters are blunt and raw, there are no shortcuts with the emotions making it a powerful

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