The 1992 best picture of the year, Unforgiven, is a tribute to the ever-popular western, it shows aspects of racism, feminism, ageism, and revenge, areas all coinciding with the society in 1992. Unforgiven was a highly acclaimed movie. It was nominated for 9 Academy Awards and won 4 for Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor, Best Director, and Best Film Editing. It showed a negligible amount of racism and showed the feminist ideals of the power of women collaborating and being successful in getting what they wanted. It explores a mans desire to kill in struggle with his love of a woman and how his attitudes and ideals were changed. The power of money to alter a persons behavior is also explored throughout the movie.
The year of 1992 could have in no way hinted to the mass evil being displayed in the world right now. 1992 was a year where terrorism was at it lowest point in 20 years.
The world seemed to be in harmony, as did William Munny, played by Clint Eastwood, for a portion of the movie. His wife, who had been passed for 3 years at the beginning of the movie, had rid him of his old murderous and scandalous ways. He had given up drinking and smoking, which were things he commonly associated with his past. This bares eerie resemblance to the world in 1992. The world had all come together for the Olympics and Bush and Yetsin had proclaimed an end to the Cold War, which represented the evil of the past but has now faded away to the history books.
William Munny's past brings shame to him as you learn more about it in the later part of the movie. It shows him as a cruel murderer. He not only killed...