milk critical review - Milk Dir Gus Van Sant Focus Features Universal Studios 2008 Film Thesis The film gives the audience a chance of expericing the

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Milk . Dir. Gus Van Sant. Focus Features & Universal Studios, 2008. Film. Thesis: The film gives the audience a chance of expericing the homosexial group’s hardship of earning equal rights in history with Milk, presenting a real person with emotions and making the audience emotionally connected to the group they might not familiar with, therefore changes their political sensibility about homosexual people. 1. Milk is not depicted as a perfect self sacrifice hero figure. His struggle with his own life and relations shows he is a normal person, making the audience relate with him and understand him easily. 2. The movie makes the audience experience how difficult in the past for the homosexual group to find their safe place and represent themself politically, stimulizing the audiences’ sympathis and make them pay more attention to equal rights for minorities in the society. 3. Milk’s success of overcoming the difficulties and gaining the rights for the
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