Essays Tagged: "Vincent"

FIlm Analysis of Gataca, Concentration in ethics.

ious (or notorious) possibilities limited only by desire?PLOT SYNOPSISA person of invalid genetics, Vincent Freeman, adopts the identity of someone, Jerome Eugene Morrow, who is of the proper genetic ... Morrow, who is of the proper genetic makeup. Initially there is some degree of conflict between the Vincent and Jerome. Jerome feels that Vincent initially does not deserve the life he is taking and t ...

(7 pages) 73 1 3.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Gattaca Analysis- FilmText

The First scene opens with a voice over. Vincent also known as Jerome Morrow explains his experience and triumph of changing his invalid iden ... ning Class and I am here today to give you a detailed analysis of the first scene in Gattaca, where Vincent Anton describes his feelings of jealousy and hatred of his life in particular being "discrim ... n as the director included various close ups of the rocket. This is to verify to the audience, that Vincent's only priority is to disguise himself as Jerome Morrow who is currently living life on whee ...

(3 pages) 104 3 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

Pulp fiction

n, who spontaneously decide to hold up a restaurant. The film then shifts to the story of Jules and Vincent, who are hit men for the well-known and feared Marcellus Wallace, who is caught up in a deal ... ugh they may fear him. It seems almost ironic the way the main gangsters act throughout this movie. Vincent and Jules are the two main gangsters and they both possess split personalities.Even in the c ...

(6 pages) 69 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

A comparison between 'Tirra Lirra By the River' by Jessica Anderson, 'Diana: Queen of Hearts' and 'Starry Starry night' by Don Mclean in reference to the topic of Portraits

ample of another way a portrait can be represented. The song is a symbolic biography of the life of Vincent Van Gogh, it portrays him as a lonely outsider isolated from the rest of the world. Vincent ... es that watch the world and can't forget' shows that the composer felt deep sympathy and understood Vincent's pain and struggle. The composer uses a lot of symbols like 'the white china' to represent ...

(5 pages) 62 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays

Explain how director Andrew Niccol offers viewers a warning about tampering with nature through his film 'Gattaca'

d is in some ways worse because there is almost no opportunity to prove yourself. In the film, when Vincent, as Jerome, applies for a job at Gattaca, he goes expecting an interview but all he has to h ... the belief that no invalid could have made their way through Gattaca's training program which kept Vincent safe in his deception for so long. 'No one exceeds his potential.' 'And if he did?' 'It woul ...

(3 pages) 55 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis


what there life will develop into and which path they will take to acquire success in life. Vincent Anton Freeman, an in-valid who is determined to escape his imperfect genetic destiny, succee ... etic destiny, succeeds as he drives himself towards his dream of traveling to Titan. As a young man Vincent always had an objective on becoming an astronaut, against all considerable odds. But underne ...

(3 pages) 29 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Life of Vincent van Gogh A caring individual stuck in An uncaring society

When one hears the name Vincent van Gogh, what thoughts seem to come tomind? Is it the fact that he was a famous Dutch paint ... ch thought that he was insane.Born in Groot Zundert, located in The Netherlands on March 30th, 1853 Vincentwas the son of Theodorus van Gogh and Anna Cornelia Carbentus. His father was aPastor at a Du ... ch, while his mother was just a homemaker. His familywasn't exceedingly wealthy, but it didn't stop Vincent from leading a normal childhood.Then in 1857, Theo was born. Vincent and Theo shared a speci ...

(2 pages) 51 0 4.5 Oct/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Production Techniques from "Gattaca" and Their Importance

st as impressive as the buildings architecture are the 5as automobile shapes and retro furniture in Vincent's room. All this creates a futuristic look: a future darned together from patches of old tec ... mpathy, especially when scenes are cut abruptly between place and time. The voice over narration of Vincent keeps alienating the viewers as they are told what happened rather than experiencing emotion ...

(2 pages) 35 0 4.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Gattaca A Film by Andrew Niccol

SummaryExactly five seconds after he came into the world, Vincent Freeman was already considered to be a looser. His first genetic test revealed high probabil ... ing to their genetic potential had become for many people "the natural way of making children". But Vincent's parents had preferred to let the other nature take its course. Of course they regretted it ... A perfect son has been born to them, a son who deserved to be called Anton, like his father. While Vincent was forced by his genetic code and the system to study at home, Anton was taller and better ...

(6 pages) 43 0 3.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

SORRY, it's my entire fault

all gone to a staff meeting, and most of us in Form 4A were chatting, joking and reading magazines. Vincent, who had to prepare for an overseas examination, was the only one who was working. He had a ... give the glasses back., but I knew she was not serious. Everybody was enjoying the joke except for Vincent." Please," he begged, "give me my glasses." He stood up and moved towards me. I turned round ...

(2 pages) 26 0 3.7 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

What makes the film a good one?

young man's life, which is full of complication and success. The film was started with the birth of Vincent who is the main character of the film. He was born with some heart disease and doctors claim ... ren. He and his parents must pay attention on his movements for his life. Owing to this reason that Vincent probably lives short, his parents decided to have a brother to Vincent but they did not want ...

(3 pages) 35 0 4.3 May/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Gattaca: Movie Review

e.g.) one without any genetic flaws, specific hair colour, height, weight etc.The main character is Vincent Freeman. He is an imperfect genetic human (he has a weak heart, poor eye sight and a short l ... y have abit of rival. For example, they have races at the shore to prove who is stronger and better.Vincent's dream is to one day fly up into space. He has no chance at his dream since he is invalid.V ...

(2 pages) 56 0 4.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

"Gattaca" shows that even if your resume is in your genes, what you make of your life is up to you. Do you agree?

s of one's life is not determined solely on DNA as demonstrated by Eugene, Anton and in particular, Vincent who clearly "exceeds his potential".Vincent Freeman is cast into society's redundant section ... elessness, and uses his strong will to drive him forward to achieving his dream of flying to Titan. Vincent is an "invalid" who suffers under the burden of being a "utero" as he is unable to make any ...

(3 pages) 51 0 4.3 Jul/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

"Gattaca" Essay: 'Explain how director Andrew Niccol offers a warning about 'tampering with nature' through his film, Gattaca'

the entire film. The human obsession with perfection rules society causing all kinds of struggles. Vincent's story was an outstanding tale of one mans fight against science. Through Vincent's story t ... ality. The film successfully puts across a warning, illustrating that even perfection has its flaws.Vincent was naturally conceived and brought into the world, his future as an in-valid was certain fr ...

(3 pages) 45 0 5.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

A chronological biography Vincent Willem Van Gogh

Vincent Willem Van Gogh(1853-1890)Vincent Willem Van Gogh, son of Theodorus Van Gogh (1822-1885) and ... 1907), was born on March 30, 1853 in a small village of Groot Zundert, Holland. Until the age of 13 Vincent Van Gogh was at a boarding school in Zevenbergen, at 13 years old he continued his education ... as 15; Van Gogh then left his studies forever in 1868. The Van Gogh family was in the art business. Vincent had a cousin named Anton Mauve who was into landscape painting and two uncles that specializ ...

(2 pages) 30 0 4.4 Oct/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

"A Solid Home" by Elena Garro: The two most important tools that Garro employs to create the world of 'A Solid Home'

magery which allows us to realize that this life was in the past. A good example of this comes from Vincent Mejia. He reveals Mama Jessie' love of dancing through an anecdote saying "[t]he only thing ... very next line we are pulled back to reality when Mama Jessie replies "[f]or heaven's sake, cousin Vincent! Don't remind me of those foolish things" (Garro, 3)More importantly imagery also creates th ...

(3 pages) 4780 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

The Life Of Vincent Van Gogh

Vincent Willem Van Gogh was born in March of 1853 to a Dutch Protestant pastor in Groot-Zundert ( Va ... " odd , aloof child who had queer manners and seemed more like an old man , than the child he was." Vincent was a disappointment to his mother and the entire family. Even his close brother and friend ... ther and the entire family. Even his close brother and friend Theo , was disappointed in Van Gogh . Vincent described his own childhood as " gloomy , cold , and sterile " ( Butterfield ) .At age 16 , ...

(6 pages) 13 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays


t the other spouse have certain modifications and standards a good example of this would be is when Vincent's dad put him down by saying "˜' The only way you will see the inside of a space ship ... nly way you will see the inside of a space ship is if you where cleaning it'' which was mean seeing Vincent had no real chance in getting in. "˜They' have done nothing to stop this discriminatio ...

(4 pages) 19 0 5.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Dr. Jack-O-Lantern, by Richard Yates

nce in the “coming of age” story, Dr. Jack-O-Lantern, by Richard Yates the main character Vincent Sabella faces struggles that force him to become a rebellious adolescent. Yates’ depict ... grew up in New York and moved to a new city, enrolled in a new school, and had to make new friends. Vincent can be described as a quiet child with poor hygiene who became lonely and rebellious after m ...

(2 pages) 13 0 0.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories


nate people who aren't perfect and help only the genetically modified to succeed. On the other hand Vincent, the main protagonist shows us that there is also room for being different through his stron ... being perfect meant that, you couldn't be successful and therefore having no room for individuality.Vincent Freeman proved that even though the world of Gattaca is perfect, there is also room for indi ...

(2 pages) 2 0 0.0 Aug/2013

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering