The fugitive film analysis

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While his character may appear less menacing and seem somewhat naïve at first glance, Harrison Ford's character in The Fighter, in the film known as Dr. Richard Kimble; his ultimate court mandate deems him guilty of killing his spouse. The camera tracks Richard in an emotional and anticipating sequence while he is taken to his new iron gated "home"; federal prison. The doctor wastes no time in allying with a small number of fellow inmates while on the transportation bus and ploy an escape. Their plan ultimately results in the impairment of the driver who turns off the road and causes the entire bus to fall into a steep valley off the road; the doctor believes he has found his only recently lost freedom once again. The film continues reconciling the scene of the escape by following the state officials who quickly present themselves at the alleged escape site and collaborate to conduct a thorough hunt for the "self-liberated" state property (Dr. Richard Kimble). Interestingly enough, while the state feds are hunt on Dr. Kimble's tail, Dr. Kimble, is occupied conducting a lethal man hunt of his own, he is determined to locate the true murderer of his beloved dead wife. The killer is identified by Dr. Kimble to be an odd man with only one arm that would be easy for him to identify if given the chance.

The Fugitive is a remake of the early 1960's television series; nonetheless the current cinematic interpretation is essentially different than the preceding TV series in almost every way. There is no question that the cinematic The Fugitive portrayal engages in a lot of variations diverging itself from the original TV series plot and character sketches, interconnecting a plot that almost doesn't convey the former...