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Unformatted text preview: down to Raoul Douke – the character and the ways that he makes sense of his experiences. What is interesting though, which Abbey sort of alludes to in her mentioning of Willy Wonka, is that it seems that many of the films that star Depp are fundamentally centered on Depp’s particular character. We see this occurrence in Blow – the story about Boston George, Pirates of the Caribbean – the stories about Jack Sparrow, Sweeny Todd – the story of the crazy barber, and Edward Scissorhands, to name a few. What we might want to ask ourselves, then, is the question, “well were these parts written for Johnny or did Johnny, in fact, find, create, and ultimately define these particular roles?” Perhaps this is something our group will decide to further explore throughout the semester in our journey through Depp’s career....
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This note was uploaded on 02/10/2010 for the course FILM 2850 at Cornell.