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Gregory Noorigian Noorigian Professor Susana Marcelo CAS 113A 26 October 2017 The Dangers of Technology The movie, La Pantalla Desnuda/ The Naked screen , by Florence Jaugey, displays a great amount of distrust among a group of three friends when an explicit video involving two of its members, Alejandro and Esperanza goes viral on the internet. The movie centers around 3 main people named, Alejandro, Octavio and Esperanza. They are three friends from school who have known each other for years. The conflict starts when an intimate video of Alejandro and Esperanza leaks on the internet, and a jealous Octavio takes full advantage of the stressful situation to break apart his friends’ relationship. The trio’s problems also partially lie in their diverse demographic situation, with each friend coming from a different level of society, with Octavio from a poor background, Esperanza from the middle class and Alejandro from a wealthy family. The intimate video of Alejandro and Esperanza was uploaded to the internet because of three main events throughout the course of the film, the return to school, the billiards scene and the argument between Octavio and his mother. The billiards scene struck me as a ground-breaking scene. This is the first point I would like to discuss. Before this scene, Alejandro made an Explicit video of him and his girlfriend. When he was done, he went to billiards to play games with his other friends. He may have mentioned
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Noorigian 2 something related to the video in front of Octavio. These guys were of course consuming alcohol while playing one another. Alejandro was always on his phone talking to Esperanza. Alejandro and Octavio had lost the game. They loser had to pay for everyone who consumed alcohol. According to the film, Octavio said, “We lost because of you.” Obviously, this struck a conflict in the film. This is significant because Octavio was a very jealous person in the film. Alejandro was rich, and Octavio was poor in the movie. Octavio ended up taking his phone in jealousy. They showed many examples in the movie. Octavio’s mother was seen cooking not so expensive things. They played a rematch game and Octavio still lost the game. This is a clear example of him being jealous during the film. When Alejandro asked where his phone was, Octavio said he did not know. He completely lied to him in his jealousy. They were all most likely mentally
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