Category Archives: Social Realism

First Analysis of Social Realism

Trainspotting, Danny Boyle, 1996 Narrative Context The opening ┬ábegins with two men running from another two men, presumably security guards. From beneath their jackets falls DVD’s and CD’s. Then one of the men gets hit buy a car whilst he … Continue reading

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Conventions of Social Realism Movies

Generally in social realism films, there are the following conventions: Characters are often down and out in society, or lower class Typically the age ranges from teens to young adults, always coming to age A significant event occurs, affecting them … Continue reading

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