Journey Essay

Topics: Want, Life, Camera Pages: 2 (674 words) Published: June 13, 2013
The movie candy is about a poet named Dan, falls in love with an art student named Candy. Candy and Dan are hooked as much on one another as they are on the drug heroin, their relationship alternates between states of oblivion, self-destruction, and despair. They go through a lot of physical and emotional journeys.

In life Physical journey test our physical and mental stamina, this is evident in the movie when Casper says to Candy and Dan “When you can stop, you don't want to, when you want to stop you can't". The director has the camera facing candy and you can see her emotions while Casper is talking. This highlights the difficulties of changing your way of life and how hard it can be to change... Candy and Dan have to be strong enough to quit. So they can get on with their lives and make a new start, in journeys you have to build up strength and try to get through tough times.

On a journey we learn a lot about ourselves and change. Dan’s voice is transmitted through a voice over saying 'Everything we ever did we did with the best of intentions, but events tumbled and the years pile up, the world is very bewildering to a junkie... and still you cling to the concept of change. ' the camera is not focused and it is filming people walking in the rain but you can only see shadows of the people, This shows that life can be going so well, than all of a sudden everything changes and throughout the years things tumble and you have to get use to change. It can be hard to get use to change, and getting use to things not going the right way. Journeys can end in a positive or negative way, but we won’t know until it’s over.

We need mental strength to survive without the support of family and friends; once again Dan’s voice is transmitted through a voice over “The world was full of startling new concepts. I couldn't think; I couldn't breathe. I was waiting for her to come back because she was everything. She was everything to me" Dan is leaning...
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