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MH extra - Extra Credit The movie American Graffiti filmed...

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Extra Credit The movie American Graffiti filmed in 1973 by George Lucas strongly shows the life of the young generation. The movie is clearly towards the eyes of the teenagers in that era. On the other hand, the movie Monterey Pop in 1968 directed by D.A. Pennebaker emphasizes the Rock’n’Roll theme of the 1960’s. It purely focuses on the idea of music without any specific plots. Because the two movies are filmed in different ways and have different style of music, they have many differences rather than similarities. The specific scenes that I chose to compare were the scenes where the music was playing. I specifically chose diegetic scenes because I wanted to compare the emotions and the effectiveness of the music on the characters and the plot. Overall, American Graffiti shows the culture of the teens and their fun lively music and Monterey Pop shows the wild lively music of that time. American Graffiti starts the movie by very exciting music. The music is almost bouncy. The song that they played is “Rock Around the Clock” and it sets the tone of
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