Essay by PaperNerd ContributorCollege, Undergraduate October 2001

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Critique Colin After reading lord of the flies, written by William Golding in 1954 the movie directed by Peter Brook's released in 1963. You cant begin to imagine how mister Brook's felt after he put out a movie that is no were near to the level of quality that the book was. While reading the book you could picture what was happing better then was depicted in the movie, the main problem with the movie is the quality at which it was made. It could be that this movie was mad 22 years before i was born and i'm not used to seeing movies of such low picture quality and sound quality, or it could be that when i read the book i could see how the characters developed along side what they were forced to do on the island. In the movie however all i saw was a bunch of of people running around doing stuff.

The movie was not all bad the casting was done excellently and the black and white really added to the whole effect of how and what the book is actually about.

The casting for this movie was excellent, the people chosen to play the characters could'ent have been chosen better unless they book was actually about them. Hugh Edwards did an excellent job as piggy when you read the book you see all the characters in your mind, then when you watch the movie and see Piggy for the first time that is exactly what you thought he would be like in real life. Ralph was also chosen quite good but could have been a little older, in fact all of the actors could have been at least a year older then they were, because when you read the book then watch...