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The use of flim language can help determine a viewers response to the ideas people and issues presented in a film Explain how this occurs with reference to at least one feature film that you have seen Cruel Intentions is a movie based on the 1762 novel Les Liasons Dangereuses a classic tale of sordid mind games in 18th century Paris upper classes The use of film language emphasises various themes and ideas of love manipulation people trust betrayal teenagers and most importantly sex The use of camera shots camera angles symbols colours and music plays an important role in highlighting the underlying themes that the movie upholds The film has to a certain extent different perspective on values and attitudes in life by promoting people like sex toys without considering their feelings or their future Cruel Intentions has a sophisticated style that will also strongly appeal to an adult audience not normally drawn towards shallow teen dramas The film promotes fresh young faces and a hip soundtrack but it actually has something to say about life and human nature its not just about who youre going to screw at the prom Cruel Intentions isnt just any typical teen hit filled with nudity and sexual fantasies its a movie that shares a taste for cruelly manipulating others using charm lies and deception to make others miserable Kathryn Sarah Michele Gellar acts like a Marcia Brady in public to maintain her reputation as the student body president but under this respectable front lurks a mean spirited coke snorting evil conscience Her stepbrother Sebastian Ryan Phillippe is a tad less hypocrite he also takes advantage of the people around him just for the thrill of conquest But the stakes are dramatically upped when Sebastian sets out to seduce Annette Reese Witherspoon the daughter of his schools new headmaster The two evil siblings decide to have a bet if Sebastian can manage to have sex with her before
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