Hail Analysis

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HAIL
The movie that I watched was “Hail” which is directed by Amiel Courtin Wilson. He is one of the famous innovative director and movie makers of Australia. The movie is about an old man who just out of jail “Dan” and his relationship with his long-term girlfriend “Leanne”. Actually through the movie, we have seen that effort of Dan to be integrated into his normal life.I think the characters in the movie are very realistic because Amiel Courtin-Wilson used non – actor Daniel P. Jones as his leading man and the story also based on the real life of Daniel P. Jones, in other words, Daniel sort of plays himself in the movie. In addition to Daniel, Leanne Letch also non-actor and plays herself, indeed I think “Hail” is a love story because in the real life they are also lovers and in the movie even though there are items such as murder, drugs and revenge, characters made many things because of love that they feel against each other.
The film passes through the state of Melbourne and starts with scene of get out of jail of Dan. After leaving prison, in the second scene, Dan goes to his longtime girlfriend’s house and we see that they hugging to each other and talking to each other in a romantic manner. In these scenes, their conversations it seems to me like improvisation because their gestures and forms of longing each other were very natural. In the later scenes, we see that Dan is trying to find a job in order to go back his normal life. Firstly, he makes job interview with car wash and repair company and the conversation which Dan made with boss of the that company also impressive because that scene ideally describe the man who just out of jail has difficulty in order to find a job and how he is trying to prove himself even so he does not want to do that job from inside. Another point about that scene is that although music was used in the majority of the film, in…...

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