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Pillis 1 Movie Review The Outsiders is a 1983 movie directed by the legendary Francis Ford Coppola. The plot revolves around the ongoing feud between the Soc’s and Greaser’s. The basic story of the movie is the timeless battle between the haves and have nots. While the soc’s are not better or less delinquent than the greasers, their high social status and economic advantages make them better in the public’s eye. Although the movie focuses on the greasers it is the young Ponyboy Curtis whose story and feelings make up the main portion of the movie. Coppola’s decision to revolve the story around Ponyboy goes right along with the novel as Ponyboy is the narrator. He uses many different camera angles and techniques in the movie that really give a feel on his view of the story. While comparing Coppola’s timeless The Godfather with this film would be unfair to both works, he does use many of the same type of cinematic techniques to get his point across in both films. In many different parts of the story strange camera angles and views are used that are
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This note was uploaded on 05/01/2008 for the course ENGL 1106 taught by Professor Srjacobson during the Spring '08 term at Virginia Tech.

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