confidence and knows that she can do it. This is what she worked for and she will do it. The sound really brings everything together as it shows to what extent Maggie will go. This scene is also significant to Maggie as she has just won her first tournament ever and in the process made Frankie proud. At first, Frankie had given a different trainer since he believed that he had trained her and now she can go find someone who will actually make her get tournaments. Then as Maggie was starting to lose, Frankie interfered and took over and started to tell her what to do. He made another decision here that affected his life positively as he became her trainer again. After Maggie wins, she gets this big smile on her face as the camera zooms into it and we see shock and excitement on her face. By the end of the movie, we see how close Maggie has become to Frankie as he starts to treat her as though she was his daughter. Their bond is broken though when Maggie gets hurt during the title fight and becomes a ventilator dependent quadriplegic. When this happens, Frankie starts to feel guilty as he pushed Maggie too far and because of this his inner demons come out again. He starts to go back to the Frankie that he used to be before Maggie came into his life; he goes so far that he even starts to ignore his good friend, Scrap. He becomes isolated and it’s hard for him to go back to who he was. While Frankie was feeling this way, Maggie feels like she has fulfilled her dream of becoming a boxer and has done everything that she ever wanted to do. Due to this, she decides to ask Frankie for one last thing. She asks him to help her die and this is shown in the film through cinematography. Cinematography affects things such as long shots, close shots, background and foreground shots. At first, there is a close up of Maggie’s face as Frankie tells her he will
You've reached the end of your free preview.
Want to read all 3 pages?
- Fall '16
- Kerry Smith
- English, Long shot, Close-up, Maggie die